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Student Teaching is Scary… And Awesome!

In this guest post, Jennifer Tartaglione shares an honest and fresh take on what it’s like to be a student teacher.  If you enjoy Jen’s story below, be sure to follow her teaching adventures on her personal blog or follow her on Twitter.  And if you’re an MAT student...

Call for Writers: Become an MAT@USC Blogger

Do you have a unique perspective about the MAT@USC that you’d like to share with your peers and prospective students? Is there a particular education-related topic that you feel passionately about?..

Los Angeles to Host First Local MAT@USC Meet-up

What better way to enjoy a summer Friday than to meet up for some food and fun with fellow Trojans?..

National Debate Rages Over Teacher Tenure

The first half of the year has witnessed an increased focus on teacher tenure, as government agencies at the local, state, and federal level have begun to implement widespread policy changes. We’ve even seen this discussion raised amongst...

Weekly Education Round-Up: States Implement New Performance-Based Ratings for Teachers

We’re starting a new series of posts that include a roundup of education-related headlines.  Here’s a rundown of topics from the week of June 14th...

New beginnings and community building

My name is Alexa Scordato and I’m the new Community Manager for the MAT@USC!  In this new role, I’ll be connecting with prospective students, current students and alumni to help foster our growing community of educators, learners, and leaders...