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UC/CSU Collaborative for Neuroscience, Diversity and Learning

February 26, 2024

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The UC/CSU Collaborative for Neuroscience, Diversity and Learning brings together resources from the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems with an overall goal to strengthen educational support for students with diverse learning needs. Read more

Dr. Cynthia Desrochers' Recent Publications

February 21, 2024

Cynthia Desrochers

Dr. Cynthia Desrochers (Elementary Education, professor emerita) has co-authored and co-edited two new volumes published as part of her co-edited series, Transforming Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Information Age Publishing. Read more

LAUSD Teachers Earn Reading & Literacy Certificates at CSUN

September 28, 2023

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This past summer, as part of a Ballmer grant, 51 LAUSD primary grade teachers successfully earned a CSUN Reading & Literacy Certificate by taking 3 summer courses in the Elementary Education Department. The intense summer program included tutoring of 35 elementary school students from the community through the L.A. Times Literacy Center, one of the centers in the Teaching, Learning, and Counseling Consortium. Forty-two teachers will continue this fall and earn their CTC Reading & Literacy Added Authorization. We expect over 100 teachers to participate in the program next summer. Read more

A Summer of Fun and Learning at CSUN

August 30, 2023

The University Library

The Summer Academic Enrichment Program (SAEP) celebrated its 45th year this past summer! With over 250 secondary students on campus, SAEP offered 5-week classes ranging from 2D Computer Animation to Culinary to Watercolor. 

For the younger kids, the Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students (SAPESS) held its 39th program this past summer! Eighty students enjoyed 5 weeks of English, arts and crafts, science, and theater arts in the Education building. Read more

Welcoming Dominic Grasso

August 31, 2022

Dominic Grasso

Dr. Dominic Grasso is joining the Department of Elementary Education as an assistant professor! Dr. Grasso's research areas include literacy and reading teacher education, the use of literacy as a tool for social justice, and inclusive teacher education with special emphasis on anti-racist teacher education and LGBTQ inclusive curricular and literacy practices. Read more


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