About KSOE


Preparing highly sought-after, visionary leaders, effective classroom teachers, and compassionate mental health practitioners.


The KSOE is a student-centered learning community that inspires excellence and innovation in counseling, education, and leadership. Through the practice of shared inquiry, collaborative learning, and community engagement, we empower our students to lead change according to the principles of social justice and the common good.


The breezeway and arches of Galileo Hall at Saint Mary's college of California

Saint Mary’s is a stunningly beautiful campus just 23 miles east of San Francisco, distinguished by its Spanish Renaissance-California Mission-style architecture, and surrounding hills and tree grove. 

Our campus ➝


KSOE Dean Carol Gittens

Our innovative leader of the KSOE shares their vision for the Kalmanovitz School of Education and welcomes future leaders, teachers, and counselors. 

A message from the Dean➝


A group of students leading elementary schoolers in a class exercise

Lasallian education empowers students to become whole persons — intellectually, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. This preparation for a full and rewarding life is guided by the five core principles that influence everything we do.

Our Lasallian Values ➝