Callie Juarez, Manager, Academic Resources

Tina Torres, Director, Credential Office

Flavia Fleischer, Deaf Studies, Department Chair

William De La Torre, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Department Chair

Miguel Ceja, Director, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Shari Tarver-Behring, Educational Psychology and Counseling, Department Chair

Elementary Education, Please refer to Dean’s Office

Julie Gainsburg, Secondary Education, Department Chair

Sue Sears, Special Education, Department Chair


Research Centers and Institutes

Center for Educational Intervention and Therapy (CEIT)

Director: Sue Sears (818) 677-2596

Center for Partnerships for Educational Reform

Director: William De La Torre (818) 677-7856

Center for Professional Development and Educational Outreach

Director: Julie Gainsburg (818) 677-2580

Center for Research and Innovation in Elementary Education

Director: Michael Spagna (818) 677-2621

Center in Educational Psychology and Counseling

Director: Shari Tarver-Behring (818) 677-2599

Mitchell Family Counseling Clinic

Director: Shari Tarver-Behring
Coordinator: Joyce Medley (818) 677-2568

Center for Teaching and Learning

Director: Wendy W. Murawski (818) 677-7494

Teaching, Learning and Counseling (TLC) Consortium

Director: Sue Sears (818) 677-8522
Administrative Coordinator: Tina Stamper

Family Focus Resource and Empowerment Center (FFREC)

Director: Ivor Weiner (818) 677-5575

Institute for the Advancement of Educational Studies and Programs

Director: Michael E. Spagna (818) 677-2590

Special Education Institute for Research, Innovation and Teaching (SPIRIT)

Director: Flavia Fleischer (818) 677-5116

Strength United

Director: Shari Tarver-Behring (818) 677-2601
24-HR Hotline (818) 886-0453


Dean: Michael E. Spagna
Associate Dean: Beverly Cabello
(818) 677-2590