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Dr. Peter McLaren receives honorary doctorate, Argentina Doctor Honoris Causa from the National University of Chilecito

October 28, 2015 by | College News

Dr. Peter McLaren, Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project from the College of Educational Studies will receive an Doctor Honoris Causa from the National University of Chilecito on November 3, 2015 in Los Sarmientos, Chilecito, La Rioja (Argentina).  This is Dr.

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education selects Kimberly White-Smith as Committee Member Dr. White-Smith new member of AACTE's Meetings and Professional Development Committee

October 28, 2015 by | College News

Associate Dean of College of Educational Studies, Kimberly White Smith was nominated and selected as a member of American  Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Meetings and Professional Development Committee. AACTE is a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to high-quality, evidence-based preparation that assures educators are ready to teach all learners on

CES Faculty members head to China for 1st International Conference on Critical Pedagogy Professor Peter McLaren is appointed as Honorary Director of the Center for Critical Pedagogy Research

October 23, 2015 by | Faculty News

The appointment of Professor Peter McLaren as Honorary Director of the Center for Critical Pedagogy Research, Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China was hailed by Chinese educational officials as a major historical event. The appointment ceremony took place at the First International Conference in Critical Pedagogy at Northeast Normal University where guest speakers included Dr.

College of Educational Studies’ faculty associate has asteroid named in her honor! 

September 9, 2014 by | College News

Eugenie C. Scott, Ph.D. has been honored by International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center by having Asteroid 249530 named after her. Asteroid Eugeniescott orbits the Sun in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter every 5.3 years. It is about 2.9 kilometers across, and its surface is covered with a dark material suggesting that it was formed in the cooler, outer parts of our solar system. Dr. Eugenie Scott, a former university professor, served as the executive director of National Center for Science Education( NCSE) from 1987 to 2014.

Carl Wilkens to Receive the 2014 College of Educational Studies Changing the World Award.

May 21, 2014 by | College News

Mr. Carl Wilkens is awarded the 2014 College of Educational Studies “Changing the World Award” for being an educational change agent and promoting democracy and social justice around the world. Mr. Wilkens is the former director of ADRA Rwanda and in 1994 was the only American who chose to remain in the country after the Rwanda genocide began against the advice of his family, his close friends, his church, the United States government, and even when the United Nations pulled out.

EL Sol Receives Award for Charter School of the Year, and is named to the Education Excellence Honor Roll

March 5, 2014 by | Student News

Each year the Hart Vision Award for the California Charter Schools of the Year is announced at the annual California Charter Schools Association Conference. The 2014 California Charter School of the year is El Sol Science and Arts Academy located in Santa Ana, CA. The College of Educational Studies relies on El Sol for bilingual student teaching assignments as well as teacher candidate fieldwork activities. El Sol, in turn, has used the College of Educational Studies faculty for teacher and staff training.