Apply to the MiT Program

Prepare to enter the Master in Teaching program and learn how your application is evaluated.

We have two options available for students to apply to the MiT program, one for graduate level and another for undergraduate level students enrolled at Evergreen:
  • Graduate Degree Option– this option is our traditional option for applying to enter into our program as a graduate level student.
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Combined Degree Option – Evergreen has moved forward with creating the option for graduate programs to provide an Undergraduate/Graduate Combined Degree option for current Evergreen undergraduate students. 

How Your Materials Are Evaluated

We consider both qualitative and quantitative aspects of your application. Top applicants will be invited for a group interview in October.

Qualities of a top applicant

  • Interest in building relationships with students, families, and community mentors
  • Commitment to a teaching career in a public K–12 setting
  • Experience with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Interest in the intellectual and social development of young people
  • Academic proficiency in all coursework related to their content area
  • Recommended: A minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last 90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours (does not apply to Evergreen graduates)

Martinez Fellowship Program

The Martinez Fellowship Program, offered in partnership with Technology Access Foundation (TAF), is an opportunity for candidates of color to network and collaborate with other teachers of color in a trusted community.  Fellows will have access to high quality professional development offerings and financial aid. 

The following criteria is necessary to qualify as a Martinez Fellowship candidate: 

  • Admission to the MiT program 
  • Identify ethnicity as a person of color (other than Caucasian) 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice 
  • Willingness to sign a contract agreeing to (1) teach for 3 years in a Washington public school (preferably in a diverse, high-needs school) and (2) participate in Martinez Fellowship Program networking and professional development opportunities 

Read the Martinez Fellowship program description (PDF). Initial applications are managed internally.