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CSUN selected as one of five CSUs in the 2019-2020 TeachingWorks CSU Campus Fellowship

February 12, 2020

TeachingWorks, University of Michigan

TeachingWorks, an organization at the University of Michigan, is focused on raising the quality of entry-level teaching by working with groups of teacher educators on five CSU campuses to support efforts to continue to develop practice-based, social-justice focused teacher preparation programs. Lead CSUN faculty member is Minsung Kwon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Elementary Education. Core CSUN faculty members are Dr. Joyce Burstein (EED), Dr. David Kretschmer (EED), Dr. Greg Knotts (EED), Dr. Jenn Wolfe (SED), and Dr. Zhen Chai (SPED). Read more

From Apartheid to Today: Black Deaf Activism, Culture & Education

February 11, 2020

Apartheid to Today exhibit, with an academic poster and items from South Africa

Dr. Lissa Stapleton (Faculty, Department of Deaf Studies) along with students in Deaf Studies jointly presented this incredible exhibit at two national professional conferences in November of 2019: 1) The Association for the Study of Higher Education in Portland, Oregon and 2) The Council on International Education and Exchange in New York City. The exhibit was also displayed on the second floor of Manzanita Hall on the CSUN campus from October 1-November 18,2019. The exhibit, entitled From Apartheid to Today: Black Deaf Activism, Culture & Education, is a PhotoVoice Art Exhibit and highlights the community-focused work the students participated in while in South Africa exploring and learning more about equity, justice, resistance and activism. Read more

UC/CSU California Collaborative for Neurodiversity and Learning

February 10, 2020

The rainbow infinity symbol of neurodiversity

In June 2019, the state of California established the UC/CSU California Collaborative for Neurodiversity and Learning as a new initiative focused on using emerging brain research to inform better practices for California’s children with learning differences. The goal of the Collaborative is to bring together resources and leading experts in neuroscience and K-12 education to strengthen educational support and new teaching methods for children with diverse learning needs, including children with dyslexia and literacy issues. Read more

ELPS Faculty and Students Present in Hawai'i

February 10, 2020

From left to right: Tracy Buenavista, Dimpal Jain, Cindy Phu, Carmen Dones, Alex Ojeda

Faculty and students from the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership will be presenting at the Hawai'i Student Success Institute March 6th, 2020 at the Hilton Hawai'i Village. The title of their presentation is “Fostering a First-Generation Professional Praxis: Narratives of First-Generation Faculty, Staff, Administrators and Scholars of Color in the Community Colleges. Read more

Power to the Transfer

February 10, 2020

Cover of "Power to the Transfer" book

ELPS faculty member Dimpal Jain, along with co-authors from UCLA Santiago Bernal Melendez and Alfred Herrera, have published a book with Michigan State University Press entitled Power to the Transfer: Critical Race Theory and a Transfer Receptive Culture.  The book focuses on the development and maintenance of a transfer receptive culture which is defined as an institutional commitment by a university to support transfer students of color. Read more

Dr. Diane Gehart Publishes on The MFT Core Competencies

February 10, 2020

Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

Dr. Diane Gehart (Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling) has recently been published in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Her article, "The Condensed MFT Core Competencies: A Streamlined Approach for Measuring Student and Supervisee Learning Using the MFT Core Competencies", can be found online.

Promoting Self-Care Programs for Employees in Education

February 10, 2020

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On Feb 15, 2020, Dr. Shari Tarver-Behring (Dean) and Dr. Joshua Einhorn (Grants Officer) will co-present on the topic of “Promoting Self-Care Programs for Employees in Education” at “Critical Teaching in Action” conference on Health, Wellness and Social Justice conference at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles. Read more

Join Our Alumni Chapter!

February 3, 2020

We invite you to join our new organization. Visit csun.edu/alumni/chapter/education.

The Michael D. Eisner College of Education invites you to join our new alumni chapter. If you received a degree or credential from our college, you are an alumni! Your dues would contribute to scholarships and provide funds for our Chapter to plan events and networking opportunities to benefit our members. Become a member.

MA in Higher Education Leadership Info Session

February 3, 2020

ELPS Higher Education Masters Info Session, Please join us for further information & application details. Light refreshments will be provided.  To RSVP, please call the ELPS department at 818-677-2591.  Interpreters available upon request.

BECOME A LEADER IN EDUCATION! CSUN EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AND POLICIES STUDIES HIGHER EDUCATION MASTERS INFO SESSION. Please join us for further information & application details. Light Refreshments will be provided.
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