The School of Education is among the top 50 schools of education
in the nation. For 2015 rankings, the UC Davis School of
Education jumped 15 points from a tie at 60 for 2013 to rank of
45. Approximately 245 schools of education were included in the
The School of Education Alumni Association (SOEAA) facilitates
ongoing alumni involvement and support for the UC Davis School of
Education to uphold excellence in research, community engagement,
and preparation of education researchers and educators for
current and future generations.
UC Davis School of Education graduates automatically become
members of the SOEAA. No dues or membership fees. Download
a brochure here.
Connect with fellow alumni – more than 7,000 teachers,
counselors, researchers, and other education leaders, in
all 50 states and more than 45 countries around the world.
Your Alumni Network
The SOEAA is organized with the assistance of a group of alumni
volunteers who serve on the School’s
Alumni Council. Council members work closely with the School
to identify needs and opportunities to support faculty, students,
staff, and programs. They represent fellow graduates and ensure
that alumni have a positive impact on the ongoing growth and
development of the School.
Join: Become a member of the Cal Aggie Alumni
Association. Use membership offer code (SOE13) and a portion of
your membership will support the School of Education. Recent
alumni (within one year of graduation) will receive a discount.
Mentor: Connect with School of Education
graduate students and/or our charter school students at West
Sacramento Early College Prep (grades 6-12) for career and
education planning and support.
Hire: Submit job postings for teaching and
other education-related positions in your workplace.
Speak: Share your experience and expertise in
a classroom and through lectures, panels, and speaking events.
Recruit: Refer and encourage qualified
graduate students for our Teaching Credential, Master’s, EdD,
and PhD programs.
Network: Join us at alumni events, such as
Fall Welcome and the Honoring Educators Awards Ceremony, as
well as student events, such as orientations, career fairs,
research presentations,and graduation.
Give: Support the School’s Annual Fund, which
provides student scholarships for future teachers,researchers,
and educators as well as supports key initiatives that engage
alumni and the broader community in our mission.
Serve: Build future programs for the SOEAA by
participating on Alumni Council committees or as a Council
Nominate: Submit nominations through our
annual Honoring Educators Award Ceremony for outstanding
students, alumni, faculty or education advocates who work to
effect positive change in schools, colleges, and universities
in our region and beyond.
Share: Send us a note about your recent
professional and personal accomplishments so that we can share
your story with others.
Learn: Attend lectures, conferences, and other
professional development opportunities to continue your own
For more information about upcoming networking events, lectures,
volunteer activities and professional development opportunities,
please contact Doreen A. Barcellona, associate director, alumni
and external relations, at email@example.com
or (530) 754-2131.
Lynn Romano (Credential ’12, MA ’13) spent part of her youth in
foster care. Now she is a teacher in Milpitas, Calif. thanks in
part to a Guardian Teacher Scholarship she received from the UC
Davis School of Education to help her earn a teaching credential
and Master’s degree. Hear more from Lynn about her life, the
unique perspective she brings to teaching and how the Guardian
Teacher Scholarship helped her realize her dream.