Brian Childs is a writer and has worked online as a web editor for sites such as Asylum, ComicsAlliance and Moviefone. He studied history and Spanish at the University of Georgia and received a masters in journalism from New York University. Currently he oversees content at Certification Map. You can follow him on Google+.


Schools consider four-day weeks

The LA Times ran a story on school districts trimming the traditional school week to four days to save money...

Teachers of the Year Visit the White House

On Tuesday President Barack Obama welcomed 55 Teachers of the Year to the White House, including this year’s Teacher of the Year, retired New York police captain, special education teacher Anthony Mullen from the Arch School in Greenwich, Conn...

Our Guest Post on http://www.soyouwanttoteach.com

Do you know your state’s teacher certification requirements? How many of you have experienced or heard horror stories about people trying to navigate through your state’s Department of Education website trying to figure out the certification process (not to mention long phone conversations with the DOE that lead nowhere)...

At Sea Without a Compass: Chart a New Course for Education Reform

Karen Symms Gallagher, the Dean of the Rossier School of Education at USC, wrote the following on Education and the Obama administration (as featured in the Huffington Post):..

Two Months

It’s been two months since Certification Map has been live, and we are really excited by all the support that we have been receiving...

Teaching new hope for out of work

Here are excerpts from an interesting article in the Beaumont Enterprise. It discusses career-changing professionals turning towards teaching in Texas: 

Thomas Riley always thought he would become an educator after retiring from his position with the Jefferson Park and Recreation Center-but not this soon...