What are Common Core Standards?

Since their release in 2010, 45 states, the Department of Defense, four territories and the District of Columbia have all adopted the Common Core Standards (CCS). Collaborative efforts between educators, families and community members have led to the release of these standards for grades K-12 in the areas of mathematics and English language arts. For […]

The Teacher Turnover Problem

These days we not only have to worry about students leaving school too soon, we have to worry about recruiting and retaining high quality teachers as well! Right now 30 percent of teachers leave the field within the first two years. The inevitable result of this high turnover is a stressed education system with inexperienced […]

Applying to Grad School: Writing Your Personal Statement

While many aspects of the admissions process for graduate school focus on grades, your personal statement is an opportunity to set yourself apart from the competition, to become more than just a grade point average.

Certification Map’s Guide to a Master of Education

For education professionals interested in pursuing a Master of Education, we have developed a resource to help guide you through the decision making process.

Master of Arts in Teaching Guide: Technology in Schools

Welcome to our Master in Arts of Teaching Guide series. Check back for additional information on getting your MAT. When choosing a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program, you need to consider which program is going to best prepare you as a teacher in your chosen subject area. More schools today are utilizing technology as […]

Master of Arts in Teaching Guide: Admissions

If you have decided to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree, you are on the right track to becoming a skilled educator.