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Happy 4th of July from Dean Shari Tarver Behring

July 1, 2020

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I would like to wish you all a very happy 4th of July, a day of rest, celebration, gratitude, and time with family. I recognize how all of you have worked so very hard and given so much of yourselves in the past months by continuing to offer exceptional education, support, and services while wrestling with the challenges posed by our national pandemic and ant-black racism in America. Now is the time for you to rest and reflect on all that you have done to make a difference so needed right now. Read more

Minimizing the COVID Slide During the Summer

June 29, 2020

A mother helps teenage daughter with homework using digital tablet. Photo by monkeybusinessimages, iStock.

Many parents and educators are worried about a “COVID slide”, where students fail to retain any new information learned before and during the pandemic — as well as over the summer, when students are not in school. Families with more resources may have a way of halting that slide and actually help their children retain what they learned during the past academic year, according to California State University, Northridge special education professor Wendy Murawski, executive director and Eisner Endowed Chair for the Center for Teaching and Learning in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. Read more on CSUN Today

Outstanding Pandemic Teaching Awards

June 18, 2020

Outstanding Pandemic Teaching Award

From close to 200 teachers who were nominated for the award, we selected 20 teachers as demonstrating outstanding teaching during the spring 2020 school shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 virus. These teachers show ingenuity, persistence, compassion and most of all dedication to their students and to learning. Check out the winners!

Message from Dean Shari Tarver Behring

June 2, 2020

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Just when we thought things could not get worse as a result of the pandemic, our world turned upside down. The Michael D. Eisner College of Education is committed to practicing equity, access, inclusion, and social justice, and championing these rights for all people. The mission of the College of Education and the ethical and professional standards of all of our educational programs embrace these values as essential for the well-being of our students and the community that we serve. Read more

Compton Male Teachers of Color Network May Virtual Summit

May 26, 2020

Compton Male Teachers of Color Network May Virtual Summit flyer

The Compton Male Teachers of Color Network held a virtual summit on May 23rd to share universal best practices designed to support male teachers and administrators of color. College of Education members Josh Einhorn, John Reveles, and Al Restori were involved with the summit, as well as Travis Bristol from UC Berkeley. Over 50 teachers, principals, superintendents, university representatives, the CA Superintendent of Schools Office, the Chancellor’s Office, and community partners participated. This was a great event, and much was gained by all who attended. Read more

Virtual Celebrations & Recognitions

May 21, 2020

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Though we could not hold our usual in-person graduation and completion ceremonies this semester, we look forward to celebrating with you in person in the future when possible. In the meantime, our college is still committed to celebrating everyone who completed their programs. Each department put together some kind of virtual celebration for their students, such as congratulatory videos, special messages on their websites and social media platforms, and mailed completion packets. We want to celebrate you all and recognize your many achievements! Read about our virtual celebrations and recognitions

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