Brandeis Education Program The Brandeis Education Program supports the recent calls for greater diversity within the Brandeis community.

Tatum Gittler Prize winner, Beverly Daniel Tatum, visited us on campus!! Oct. 4th

Marya Brandeis University was awarded the 2018 Good Neighborhood Award by Waltham Partnership for Youth for their long-term commitment to the young people of Waltham.

Individuals recognized include Professor Marya Levenson, Director of the Education Program, for building strong partnership with the Waltham Schools, Lucas Malo, Director of Community Service, and Anique Olivier Mason, Director of Education, Outreach and Diversity at Brandeis Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC).

Each year, Waltham Partnership for Youth identifies an individual, institution, or organization within the greater Waltham region that has gone above and beyond to serve and create positive impacts for youth in our community.

A big congratulations to Marya, Lucas, and Anique for being recognized for your outstanding contribution to the Waltham community!

Caroline Cadel Caroline Cadel '09 is using technology to increase student motivation in her classroom. Read about how she is doing it below!

Caroline Cadel, who graduated with a SOC major and teacher education and Education Studies minors from Brandeis in 2009, taught social studies at Brookline High School before becoming a social studeis teacher at the Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School in Marlborough MA,  She is a teacher leader who is helping colleagues learning about PBIS as well as other pedagogy such as the use of technology to engage students.  She also helps to organize the Brandeis monthly dinner meetings where teachers share dilemmas and ideas with each other.

Vanita Civil rights advocate Vanita Gupta describes the 'momentum to hope' in Richman Lecture

Shanee Wangia Congratulations Shanee Wangia for being awarded the 2018 Donald White Teaching Excellence Award at Boston College. This annual excellence award recognizes graduate teaching fellows and teaching assistants who distinguished themselves in classroom instruction. Awarding ceremony will be held on May 3, 2018 at 4:00 pm in Corcoran Common. Shanee is a lecturer in education at Brandeis. She teaches Critical Perspectives in Urban Education (Ed 170a) and Teacher Research (Ed 266a) in the Master of Arts in Teaching program.

Tso Congratulations to Alan Tso, Brandeis'10 MAT'11 on winning the Lindback award from the Philadelphia district! We're very proud of you!!!

USNews MA public schools have recently ranked #1 in the nation and its teacher education system is one of the driving forces behind this honor.

Terry What our alumni are doing: an update from Terry Shaipitisiri, BA/BS MAT'17

MAT Graduation MAT Research Presentations and Graduation Celebration. Congratulations to Cohort 2016-17 for a job well done!

Cohort 1 graduate First cohort of students graduated with their Master's degree (EdM) in Teacher Leadership

Terry After Teaching in Thailand, Fulbright Scholar Plans to Address Education Policy in the United States

The Brandeis Education Program is proud to congratulate Terry Shaipitisiri, MAT'17 who has been awarded Fulbright Fellowship.

Related Story:

ED Program recent alumni, MAT students win Fulbright grants (Click here to view original story on BrandeisNOW)

Eiffel Tower DESE approves Brandeis MAT in French and Spanish

The Education Program is proud to announce that we will soon be offering a Secondary MAT program in teaching French, Spanish and Latin for school year 2018-19. Interested applicants will soon be able to apply through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Sucess Academy Congratulations to Nicole Carlson ('14), a Success Academy Charter Schools Excellence Award winner! Nicole graduated from Brandeis in 2014 with a degree in theater arts and currently teaches elementary school theater at Success Academy in New York. Success Academy is the largest and highest achieving charter network in New York City. Join Nicole today by visiting

Goldman Cambridge high school tackles gender climate head-on - The Boston Globe

Tommy Goldman, Brandeis MAT'14, is working to break down gender barriers at Cambridge Rindge and Latin.

Click here to download a pdf copy.

Laura Laura Pasek, M.A.T.’10, Has A Novel Approach To Teaching Electoral Politics


Congratulations to Caroline Cadel, '09, who will be speaking at the 12th Annual New England Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Forum. More info>>

Eager for Education A big thank you to all students who came to our "Eager for Education" on Tuesday, October 18

PhiBettaKappan Professor Sharon Feiman Nemser's work recently cited in Phi Delta Kappan

Tested Film

Brandeis hosts film director Curtis Chin for a Q&A and screening of his film Tested
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Related reading: "Film sheds light on controversial test" on the Justice, oct. 11, 2016

MAT Graduation MAT Research Presentations and Graduation Celebration
Friday, July 22, 2016, Hassenfeld Conference Center

Teacher Leadership Orientation Teacher Leadership Program Orientation
July 5, 2016, Mandel Center for the Humanities

MAT Retreat MAT Orientation and Retreat
June 20 and June 26, 2016