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Special Education News

ACT-Residency Program

New opportunity for special education credential candidates to complete a 1-year residency program with a stipend of up to $15,000.  
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Application Instructions

April 28, 2020

Oviatt Library

We are excited that you are interested in applying to our programs, and would like to assist you with the application process. Read more

Accelerating to Virtual Instruction and Social Distancing for Students and Employees

March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Information

Alternate learning modalities have now been extended through the entirety of the spring semester. Effective as a soon as possible but no later than the end of day Friday, March 20, staff who are not directly instructed to work on campus in person should not come to campus. CSUN will maintain Student Housing and CSUN Dining under these emergency circumstances so long as there is a need to do so, but Student Housing residents who can are encouraged to explore alternate living arrangements. Commencement exercises, hooding ceremonies, and department/credential receptions have been postponed until after the pandemic crisis subsides. Read the full message from President Harrison

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

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

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.

SIMPACT Receives Innovation in Education Award

September 9, 2019

Oviatt Library

SIMPACT Immersive Learning program, an initiative of the Michael D. Eisner College of Education and housed within the Center for Teaching and Learning, received the “Innovation in Education” award from the Valley Economic Alliance this spring. The award recognizes outstanding educational leaders and programs for their innovative use of the arts in the classroom and the community. Read more on CSUN Today

Remembering Dr. Sally Spencer

August 15, 2019

Sally Spencer and Chancellor White

The CSUN community and Michael D. Eisner College of Education honors the loss of our esteemed colleague and friend, Dr. Sally Spencer.
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