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September 9, 2022


The Center for Teaching and Learning in the Michael D.Eisner College of Education at Cal State Northridge is actively seeking submissions for the next issue of T-CARE. Share your practical strategies, your helpful resources, and your educational insights in this open topic call for submissions! Read more

Education on the Edge: Translucent Panel Discussion

September 9, 2022

Education on the Edge event

Participants are kindly asked to watch translucent prior to this event by using the link below. translucent is the moving 24 minutes documentary about a young adult's gender transition journey and was a finalist for the 48th annual Student Academy Awards. CSUN alum, Avery Fox, the subject of the documentary and co-director of the film will join a diverse panel of varying perspectives on the topic of how educators and families can best support transgender individuals. Q&A will be encouraged. this session is intended to build on and go deeper into issues touched on in last semester's panel discussion. Read more

Doctoral Dissertation Showcase: Where Research and Practice Meet

September 7, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Showcase

Join us on October 22 for the Doctoral Dissertation Showcase! The purpose of the showcase is to provide research information to the PK-16 professional community as well as broaden doctoral students’ horizons of research and dissertation, support them in starting and finishing their research, disseminate scholarly work, promote research culture, support institutional efforts to advance equity and social justice, and model academic paper presentations.  Read more

Education Staff Win Service Awards

September 1, 2022

The University Library

Several College of Education staff were recently recognized for their excellence in the 2022 CSUN Staff Service Awards. Congratulations to: Victoria Berrey, Family Focus Resource Center, who was awarded the CSUN Community Engaged Staff Award; and Kelly Riese, Elementary Education, who was recognized for the CSUN Award of Merit. Read more

Welcoming Angélica Galván

September 1, 2022

Angelica Galvan

Angélica Galván is a new addition to the Counseling Program in the Educational Psychology and Counseling Department at CSUN. She completed her doctorate in Counselor Education at The Pennsylvania State University. Angélica has a background in clinical mental health counseling and working with students with disabilities in the college setting. She also has experience in crisis counseling and substance use counseling in English and Spanish. Read more

Diane Gehart's Upcoming Publications

September 1, 2022

Diane Gehart

Congratulations to Dr. Diane Gehart (Educational Psychology and Counseling), who has two upcoming book publications:
Anderson, H., & Gehart, D. (Eds.). (2023). Collaborative-dialogic practices: Relationships and conversations across contexts and cultures. Routledge.
Gehart, D. (2024). Mastering competencies in family therapy: A practical approach to theory and clinical case documentation (4th ed.). Cengage. Read more

Surpassing Our Teacher Education Enrollment Goals

September 1, 2022

CSUN Eisner College of Education

There is a severe teacher shortage in our schools, leaving many students in classrooms without prepared educators to move them toward academic success. The Michael D. Eisner College of Education provided the most new teachers hired by LAUSD this year of any College of Education with 19% of the 3108 teachers hired from CSUN. This was possible because as one of the largest California State University Colleges of Education, we met and surpassed teacher education enrollment goals for the second year in a row. Read more

CSUN Reading and Literacy Certificate Program Wins Ballmer Group Grant

September 1, 2022

Mira Pak

The College of Education was funded nearly $3.5 million through the Ballmer Group for the CSUN Reading and Literacy Certificate program. The grant covers the CSUN course fees for LAUSD teachers (preference given to primary grade teachers) to earn the Reading Certificate over the summer, then return in the fall for one additional class. This qualifies them to be recommended to the CTC for their Reading & Literacy Added Authorizations. Read more

Meet Jaclyn Kietzman, Featured Staff Member

August 31, 2022

Jaclyn Kietzman

Jaclyn Kietzman is the Graduate Student Recruitment Specialist in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. Jaclyn has served 14 years in higher education. She is from the San Gabriel Valley and is a proud first-generation college graduate. Not only is Jaclyn a homegrown CSUN professional as she received her B.A. in Communication Studies, and M.A. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, she claims to be a Matador for life as her high school mascot was also a Matador. Read more


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