Membership in the Michigan Association of Teacher Educators is open to all persons in the State of Michigan, without discrimination on any basis, who are interested in the development and maintenance of quality teacher education programs. M.A.T.E. members are actively involved in changing the landscape of teacher preparation in Michigan. Our members receive Issues in Education: Preschool through Graduate School the M.A.T.E. newsletter, and previews of our professional and student teacher conferences.