Congratulations to our partner school, Josiah Quincy Upper School in Boston for receiving two well deserved recognitions this spring:  

A Gold Medal rating from US News & World Report for "Best Public High Schools" in America (#4 in the district, #23 in Boston, #417 in the nation) and a #2 ranking in the district and #7 in Massachusetts for its "Most Challenging High Schools" (including private schools) from the Washington Post.

"Teaching Future Teachers" by Dr. Marya Levenson in the Loomis Chaffee Magazine

"The ABC's of SPLERT" by Prof. James Morris

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Now offering Secondary MAT programs in Mathematics and Chinese!
(Obtain an initial licensure to teach Mathematics or Chinese in a secondary school system)

Receive an additional license in moderate special needs!
(additional coursework and practicum hours required)

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Our secondary Concentration offers the following discipline: Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, English, History, Mathematics, Physics, Tanakh. Inquire about the option for eligibility to obtain additional certification for Moderate Special Needs.

We also offer a 10 Semester BA-MAT Program for Brandeis undergraduate students.

Brandeis University was founded on principles of social justice. Our MAT program provides you with the tools to make real social change through a year-long teaching internship with dedicated mentor teachers in exciting urban, suburban, and day schools, a cohort structure for a true learning community and our exceptional faculty attention. We will challenge you intellectually and practically, we will ask you to take risks, and we will support you while you do.

Generous scholarship support is available.

Our graduates who teach locally receive support through our induction program. Meet a few of our alumni.

Our office is located in Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex (ASAC). Parking pass may be obtained at the small gatehouse by the main entrance. For more information, please contact Manuel Tuan at 781-736-2022 or email:

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- Speak with our advisors online

The Education Program also offers prospective applicants an opportunity to video chat with a graduate program advisor. This is a convenient way to get answers about the MAT Program without having to travel to campus. MAT advisors will answer questions about timelines, admission requirements, internships, schedules, scholarships and other matters.

To schedule an appointment, fill out the information request form (or email, call (781) 736-2022).

virtual tour of the campus is available online or by downloading a mobile application.


Q: Is it possible to send my resume and transcript to the advisor?
A: Yes, we encourage prospective applicants to send a resume and unofficial transcript before the scheduled appointment. Simply email to document to

Q: What communication software app can I use?
A: We normally use Skype (or BlueJeans)

Q: I work all day. Will it be possible schedule during evenings or weekends?
A: Generally, advisors are available only during normal work hours (Mondays - Fridays, 9am-5pm).

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Application process, scholarships & deadlines, open house, general questions M. Tuan
Classes, internships, etc. - Elementary Concentration R.K. Theodorou
Classes, internships, etc.. - Secondary Concentration M. Margolis
Classes, internships, etc. - Jewish day school Concentration N. Leibson
- Driving directions to ASAC from the Gatehouse (main entrance)

As you drive onto campus from South Street,

1. stop at the small brick “gate house” to get a parking pass;

2. continue toward Upper Campus on the Loop Road, past the Castle on your left ;

3. as you approach the Heller School on your left, you will see ASAC just ahead ;

4. turn right into Tower parking lot just across the road from the Heller School;

5. enter the building under the “Abraham Shapiro…” awning ;

Secondary Concentration
Public Elementary Concentration
Jewish Day Schools (DeLeT)
Arrival/Pick up a packet
Arrival/Pick Up a packet
Teacher Research, Orah Minder, ASAC 204
Teacher Research, Orah Minder, ASAC 204
12:00 - 1:30pm
Arrival/Pick up a packet
Lunch (Atrium)
Question and Answer
Lunch (Atrium)
Question and Answer
Lunch (Atrium)
Question and Answer
individual appts./ free time
individual appts./ free time
 Teaching Jewish Holidays, Leibson, ASAC 204 (1-3pm)
Ed 175a, Teaching ELL, Kathy Lobo, ASAC 209 (4:00-6:20pm)
Rotating Seminars, ASAC 204 (3:30-5:30pm)