• Melanie Hayes Ed.D. ’15 Wins $30,000

    Melanie Hayes Ed.D. ’15, who has made it her life’s work to help children who are twice exceptional (both gifted and learning disabled) has won $30,000 from Comcast's Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs for using technology an innovative way. Hayes, who graduated in May from the doctoral program in Educational Leadership with a focus on twice exceptionality, founded Big Minds Unschool, a microschool for twice exceptional children that lets them learn without limits through mentoring and supporting their intellectual, social, and emotional well-being.

  • Dr. Dean Elias Receives ADRNC Award

    At the recent annual conference of the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California, Dr. Dean Elias is presented with the 2015 award for "excellence and outstanding contributions that promote peace building and conflict transformation" by Donald Proby, President of the ADRNC.

  • Dr. Clifford Lee publishes "Digital Natives" article in Huffington Post

    Dr. Clifford Lee, Assistant Professor in the Single Subject Teacher Education program, and Scholar-In-Residence at Youth Radio, recently published an article in the Huffington Post questioning the concept of "digital natives" and the importance of supporting youths' critical self-analysis of their online presence with the help of several unique and teacher-friendly online resources.

  • Dr. Clifford Lee selected as CNV fellow

    Dr. Clifford Lee was recently selected as a fellow in the 2014-2016 Cultivating New Voices (CNV) Among Scholars of Color program with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This unique two-year mentoring program supports advanced doctoral students and junior scholars with professional, intellectual, and activist work of scholars of color by pairing each fellow with a senior scholar in the field (i.e.g, education/teacher education; language; literacy, and cultural studies; English). Dr. Lee will be working with Dr. Eva Lam, an Associate Professor at Northwestern University who specializes in the area of language, literacy, and diversity in education.

  • School Counseling student, Vanessa Touset, wins the Dale C. Burklund scholarship

    Counseling student, Vanessa Touset, has been awarded the Dale C. Burklund scholarship through the HB McDaniel Foundation. This is the only scholarship of its kind in California, specifically for graduate students in school counseling. At the awards banquet, Vanessa shared her project related to supporting LGBTQ students of color.

  • Dr. Jerry Brunetti awarded the DeSales Perez Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Jerry Brunetti on being awared the DeSales Perez Award for excellence in Collegiate Seminar.

  • Dr. Rebecca Proehl Awarded 2013 Faculty Fellowship Grant

    Dr. Rebecca Proehl was awarded a 2013 Faculty Fellowship Grant to support her research project entitled Catalyst Schools: A Faith Inspired Public School Option.

  • Educational Leadership Students Present Research Projects

    In collaboration with Drs. Suzuki, Proehl, and Rambo, doctoral students from Cohort 11 in the Educational Leadership Program (Ed.D.) presented their research projects at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the inaugural meeting of the Action Research of the Americas (ARNA).

  • Dr. Suzy Thomas Inducted Into the Hall of Fame!

    Dr. Suzy Thomas (Associate Professor, Graduate Counseling Program) will be inducted into the H.B. McDaniel Hall of Fame at Stanford University for her contributions to school counseling.

  • Educational Leadership student Toni Battle invited to participate with The Slave Dwelling Project

    In collaboration with The Slave Dwelling Project, Toni Battle, Ed.D. student and founder of The Legacy Project, a youth culture enrichment program, will travel to Ossabaw Island off the coast of Georgia and stay at an existing slave cabin. While there, Battle will be conducting historical dialogue within the community about preserving the dwellings as historical landmarks and discussing the untold stories of the enslaved.

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