M.A.T. Graduates

Here are some examples of our M.A.T. student teachers (now graduates) who have have been hired to teach in local area school systems — as well as the state of Texas.


Chris Benson, named new principal at Hidden Valley Middle School, Roanoke, VA

West Hubard, Roanoke County Schools, Cave Spring High School, U.S. history/psychology/government

Caitlin Kelley, Franklin County Schools, Glade Hill Elementary, 5th grade science, English/language arts

Paige Lucas, Roanoke County Schools, Cave Spring High School, 11th grade English/yearbook

Abigel McIntyre, North Cross School, Roanoke VA, kindergarten

Vanessa Mills, Coronado High School, Texas, 9th grade English

William Slawson,  Roanoke County Schools, Cave Spring High School, business education

Awards/Recognition
Kate Hailey, M.A.T. 2015
Named to the “40 Under 40” Class of 2021 for The Roanoker magazine. She teaches at Green Valley Elementary School in Roanoke County.

Kara Bernard, M.A.T. 2011
Teacher of the Year  – Franklin County Schools; Kara teaches first grade at Glade Hill Elementary