A male school administrator meets with three teachers in his office.

Path to Becoming a School District Administrator

How can educators become school district administrators? Explore how American University’s Online EdD in Education Policy and Leadership prepares leaders.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

African American teacher in high school classroom looks over the shoulder of one of his students, an African American teenage boy, and points to his notebook.

Why Teachers Teach at Low-Performing Schools: Representation Matters

Why does teacher representation matter at low-performing schools? Explore American University’s Online Master of Education in Education Policy and Leadership.

Friday, April 10, 2020

A male biology teacher instructs a female middle school student using virtual reality technology.

Education Policy Issues in 2020 and Beyond

National and state education policy issues are always up for debate. Learn more about past, current, and future issues and how American University’s School of Education master’s degrees equip future policy makers.

Monday, April 6, 2020

SOE International Training and Education Program

Shaping Global Education: SOE’s International Training and Education Program

American University School of Education’s International Training and Education Program has shaped global education for16 years.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Phi Delta Kappa

Honoring the Legacy of AU Alum Dr. Penn and Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)

Dr. Penn’s life-long membership and extensive contributions are a significant part of the history of PDK at American University.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Students like these rural Vietnamese school children carrying books in plastic bags benefit from education nonprofit organizations.

Top Education Nonprofit Organizations Helping Shape Schools, Students & Teachers

Education nonprofit organizations build education equity. Discover how American University’s Master’s in Education Policy and Leadership trains equity leaders.

Friday, December 20, 2019

An education leader meets with school staff.

EdD vs. PhD in Education: Requirements, Career Outlook, and Salary

EdD vs. PhD degree: what is the difference? Discover the unique curriculums, characteristics, and benefits of these advanced education degrees.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A young male student uses a VR headset at school, enjoying the benefits of virtual reality in education.

Virtual Reality in Education: Benefits, Tools, and Resources

Want to explore technology and discover the benefits of virtual reality in education? Learn about American University’s innovative Master of Arts in Teaching.

Monday, December 16, 2019

A teacher works with her students in a classroom

Teacher Retention: How Education Leaders Prevent Turnover

Poor teacher retention has created a shortage of qualified educators. A master’s in education or teaching is the first step toward developing teacher retention strategies.

Friday, December 13, 2019