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Welcome to Spring 2024!

Shari Tarver Behring

We are proud that the Michael D. Eisner College of Education remains one of the largest Colleges of Education in the CSU system, providing to our surrounding communities hundreds of outstanding new professionals in the fields of education, counseling, administration, and Deaf Studies. The Eisner College engages in transformative education and initiatives that put into practice our commitment to social justice, equity, access, and inclusion, and supporting the social-emotional well-being of university, school, and community members. I am grateful to our talented faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners, all instrumental in ensuring the excellence of our educational programs and community-serving centers. We have much to celebrate as we send forth our students to make positive contributions to our world!

Dean Shari Tarver Behring

Education News

Merilla McCurry Scott Appointed Executive Director of StrengthUnited

September 22, 2023

Merilla McCurry Scott

In April, 2023 Strength United announced the beginning of an Executive Director search to identify the next leader of this amazing organization. After an extensive search and a three staged selection process, with significant consideration given to the skills, experiences and expertise needed to successfully guide StrengthUnited in its next phase of growth and focus. We are pleased to announce that Merilla McCurry Scott, Ph.D. has been selected as Executive Director, beginning September 18, 2023. Read more

Inclusive Education Training with SIMPACT

September 15, 2023

SIMPACT Immersive Learning, CTL at CSUN

SIMPACT has played a vital role in universities and school districts across the country and abroad in training future teachers as well as seasoned professionals in Inclusive Education practices. SIMPACT simulation participants engage in practicing their skills in all areas of education; from an administrator's legal role in an IEP meeting, to productive discussions with parents in identifying student needs, to teachers implementing adaptations and supports in the classroom in order to reach the highest levels of access and equal opportunity for all students. Our simulation participants report significant growth in their confidence and skill level in removing barriers in their classrooms and cultivating an equitable, informed and secure learning environment for all students. Read more


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