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Dr. Wendy W. Murawski Gives Inspirational Lecture on Co-Teaching

October 24, 2017

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Professor Dr. Wendy Murawski held a lecture on the topic of co-teaching to a crowd of approximately 180, including politicians and representatives of education. "Our job is to provided instruction to the students we have, no the students we used to have, those we want or the students who exist in our dreams." Read more

Education on the Edge: Katie Novak, Ed.D.

July 21, 2017

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The Center for Teaching and Learning at California State University, Northridge presents the Education on the Edge. Assistant Superintendent, Groton-Dunstable School District and Best-selling author of UDL Now! and UDL in the Cloud Katie Novak will speak on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:00pm. Read more

CTL Partner School Awarded the California Gold Ribbon

May 9, 2017

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The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is proud to announce that one of its partners, Granada Hills Charter High School (GHC), has been awarded the California Gold Ribbon Award in recognition of the outstanding performance of its students in both English and math. Read more

California eyes teacher pay boosts to keep them in state

April 3, 2017

Dr. Vanessa Goodwin teaches students in the Special Education Program at Cal State Northridge, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Photo by Hans Gutknetcht from Inland Valley Daily Bulletin.

Drs. Wendy Murawski, Vanessa Goodwin, and Mira Pak were recently featured in an article on efforts to increase the number of teachers in California’s schools — and keep them from fleeing the state, or the profession entirely, a few years in. “If there’s not a whole lot of support and they’re working long hours for low money, they leave the field,” said Wendy Murawski, the executive director and Eisner Endowed Chair of Cal State Northridge’s Center for Teaching and Learning. “Everybody comes in and wants to give 110 percent, but you can’t do that long term.”
Read the full story on the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Teaching Those Who Teach ‘Exceptional Learners’

March 1, 2017

Special Education Teacher  from CSU Bakersfield sits with a Student

The CSU leads the way in preparing every new teacher to teach every student, regardless of a child's needs or challenges. One of the biggest shifts was including special needs students in the general student population—a new idea at the time. The concept has only grown since then. Read more

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