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Rethinking Teacher Compensation

Have you ever realized the correlation between an educator’s salary, their performance and the affect they have on the achievement gap with their students? On December 7, 2009, the Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) discussed this phenomenon better known as...

 

Meet the MAT@USC Faculty: Melora Sundt

My name is Melora Sundt, and I teach the Framing Experience course in the MAT. I typically teach in the higher education program (not the MAT), but I enjoy teaching about writing, which is a focus of the Framing course, hence my connection to it. I chair the design team for the MAT...

A Conversation About Education: Recap

On November 11th, Dr. Karen Symms Gallagher, the Dean of USC’s Rossier School of Education, and Dr. Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana, a USC Rossier Alumnae and President Obama’s Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, hosted “A Conversation...

Sundt and Ephraim To Talk MAT at Stanford

Dr. Melora Sundt and Dr. Ronni Ephraim will be at Stanford University today, Dec. 1 and tomorrow, Dec. 2 presenting the MAT@USC at a Carnegie Foundation and the New Schools Venture Fund convening...

A Conversation About Education

As part of the USC Rossier School of Education’s Centennial year activities, Dean Karen Symms Gallagher and Alumnae Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana (PhD ’95), President Obama’s Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, are hosting “A Conversation...

An Experiment Takes Off

When Karen Symms Gallagher ran into fellow education deans last year, many of them were “politely skeptical,” the University of Southern California dean says (politely), about her institution’s experiment to take its masters in education program online...