School of Education


The School houses the following departments and programs:

  • Curriculum Studies and Secondary Education (CSSE)
  • Educational Leadership and Special Education (ELSE)
  • Literacy Studies and Elementary Education (LSEE)
  • More than 200 new teachers are prepared for California every year
  • The joint doctoral program with UC Davis prepares leaders for P-12 and Community Colleges; there are currently more than 60 students enrolled in the program
  • All credential and degree programs emphasize working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds, English Language Learners, and promoting social justice
  • All programs have integrated field experiences in area P-12 schools
  • Three significant funded initiatives currently underway:
    • EnACT-federally funded grant to educate faculty about the universal design for learning
    • Science and Mathematics Teacher Recruitment and Retention Initiative (SMTRI)
    • H. Andrea Neves and Barton Evans Social Justice Lecture Series (in collaboration with the School of Social Sciences).
  • School of Education website