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Welcome to TMATE!

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About Us

You could make the difference in a child's life!

The Tarleton Model for Accelerated Teacher Education, TMATE program, is committed to improving the education of children and youth in the State of Texas - one classroom at a time.  TMATE was established in 1986 at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX.  It was the first university-based program approved alternative teacher certification program in Texas.  Since then more than 2,000 people have made successful career transitions into the teaching profession through TMATE.


Important Dates

Program Application DeadlineS
Summer March 31
Fall July 31
Spring October 31

TMATE Information Meeting

All sessions are from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Register to attend one of the TMATE Information Meetings below:

  • August 3, 2015
  • Fall Dates TBA

Academic Calendar