Inside USC Rossier Blog

Q&A With MAT-TESOL Student Ezequiel Medina

Ezequiel “Zeke” Medina is a Master of Arts in Teaching — Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL) student, living with his wife and their two children — a 9-year-old son and a 12-year-old daughter in El Cajon, California.

Making the Case for Arts Education in Urban Schools

Emily Wood, undergraduate student at NYU, makes the case for arts education in urban schools and communities. Here's what research has to say.

Q&A With MAT Student Sandra Garcia

Sandra Garcia is a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) student from South El Monte, California, where she lives with her husband and two sons. Learn more about Garcia’s time in the online MAT program and her plans for the future.

What Does Being a "Leader" Really Mean?

Fredrica Piphus Singletary is a student in the EdD in Organizational Change and Leadership program at the USC Rossier School of Education. For her guest post Fredrica reflects on the completion of her first year in the EdD-OCL program and redefines what being a leader really means. 

More than 140 Characters: New Trends in Teacher DIY Professional Development

Move over Twitter, there are some new kids on the teacher DIY PD block.

Q/A with Christine Rightnar, USC Rossier MAT Graduate

Christine Rightnar, graduate of the online Master of Arts in Teaching program in 2010, is a third and fourth grade teacher in Moreno Valley, California.