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MASTER TECHNOLOGY TEACHER (MTT) CERTIFICATION - OVERVIEW

The Master Technology Teacher (MTT) Certificate is a State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC) approved certificate. This certification program is designed to offer candidates an opportunity to further their studies while becoming technology mentors at the campus and district level.

MTT certification will prepare candidates to:

  • Provide instructional leadership in technology;
  • Mentor colleagues as they implement technology-based instruction;
  • Provide professional development at their district/campus; and,
  • Assist the district’s special education department with the implementation of computer-related “Assistive Technology.”

In the MTT program, you will have an opportunity to collaborate and learn with others online in virtual classrooms using both synchronous and asynchronous tools.

PROGRAM OF STUDY

Click on the following link to download the Master Technology Teacher Certificate Program of Study form.

Program Highlights

  • All University of Texas at Brownsville course work is online and requires no on-campus visits.
  • Should the MTT candidate wish to pursue a master’s degree in Educational Technology, the four required MTT courses will transfer directly into the Master of Education (Educational Technology) degree offered by The University of Texas at Brownsville.
  • The MTT program allows participants to network with other educators throughout the state (and nation) ensuring that they remain on the cutting edge of technology in education.
  • All courses include a variety of asynchronous and synchronous learning activities that are collaborative, engaging, dynamic and interactive using the latest in technology tools for K-12. Activities provide opportunities for networking with other professional educators across the state. Guest speakers who are experts in the field are frequent visitors to the synchronous class sessions.
  • Instructors are all MTT certified and have experience in the K-12 classroom environment as well as in the use of Web 2.0 technologies.

Students who are interested in learning about technology integration and development in the K-12 environment may take the classes as electives. Students may contact their advisor or Dr. Janice Butler for permission to take any of the four MTT courses.

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