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Dean's Welcome to New and Continuing Credential and Degree Candidates

College of Education administrators, faculty and staff welcome students for virtual fall instruction with the goal to deliver transformative educational opportunities in a safe and responsible manner. We hope that you have remained safe and well over the summer months and that you are ready to join us for a meaningful and successful course of study in the new academic year!

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create challenges for our candidates, faculty, staff, K-12 partners, and our teaching/learning communities. California State University Northridge will remain virtual through the Fall 2020 semester, and all university lecture courses in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education will be held online this semester. Currently, the majority of the K-12 school districts in Southern California are reporting that they will begin the Fall 2020 semester in an online virtual format.  This means that candidates scheduled for student teaching or fieldwork in Fall 2020 will also begin their student teaching or fieldwork online. 

However, depending on the current local status of the pandemic, some K-12 school districts may reopen their campuses for in-person instruction mid-semester. If this occurs, all candidates will be expected to be physically present in the classroom where they are placed for student teaching or fieldwork. For candidates unable to participate in person, see the paragraph on deferred placement below. Although we must wait for direction from the governor, state and local health authorities, and a final approval from our university safety committee prior to implementation, we anticipate that our protocol will likely include the following... Read more

Resources for Michael D. Eisner College of Education Candidates

As you prepare for the upcoming school year, please remember that the Michael D. Eisner College of Education has many free resources that may help you during these challenging times. These include online learning resources for CSUN students; social justice and inclusive activities; and social-emotional wellness exercises... 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

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