The College of Educational Studies’ dean, Dr. Margaret Grogan, has been honored by the prestigious Edu-Scholar’s Public Influence Rankings. Dean Grogan was listed as number 116 of 200 scholars nationwide from more than 20,000 university-based faculty tackling educational questions in the United States. Published in Education Week, the rankings recognize scholars who had the biggest influence
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.
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
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.
Dr. Brian Alter, Professor has been chosen to receive the 2015-2017 Outstanding Teaching Senior Professorship Award by the Faculty Research and Development Council and the Chancellor’s Office. The award was presented to Dr. Alters at this year’s Faculty Honors Convocation on Friday, May 15, 2015. The award comes with a $10,000 honorarium, (to be awarded
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.
Congratulations to Jared Izumi, first year school psychology student, who entered the App Jam competition from April 11th to April 24th 2014, and won for User’s Choice Award (peer judge’s choice).
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.
At this year’s CES Commencement, the faculty and staff are proud to announce that Mr. Edward James Olmos will be receiving an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on Saturday, May 24th, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.
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.