Associate of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education

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Associate of Arts in Teaching

The AAT program at Missouri State University-West Plains will help students develop practices that will enable them to work with students in Missouri Public Schools


Student MSTA

is the pre-professional organization for education majors on Missouri college and university campuses. Members have opportunities for:

  • Personal and professional growth
  • Development of leadership skills
  • Participation in professional development at local and state levels

The Missouri State University – West Plains Chapter of Student MSTA provides liability insurance free of charge, which is required for students who are completing practicum hours in the public-school setting


Salary Range varies by School District

Types of Jobs:

  • Teacher Assistant
  • Paraprofessional
  • Childcare Worker
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Counseling Assistant
  • Library Technician
  • Tutor

For more information, contact:

ReBena Atkinson, M.Ed Special Education AdministrationAAT Program DirectorEmail: ReBenaAtkinson@MissouriState.eduPhone: 417-255-7904