The School of Education at UC Davis is committed to eliminating inequities in the schooling and learning opportunities of diverse learners to advance the power of knowledge and the promise of education. Fulfilling this commitment requires us to be responsive to the needs of educators, parents, students and community organizations, and to be innovative in our approach to challenges facing public education leaders and policymakers. Our programs, resources, and special initiatives reflect our flexibility in meeting a variety of needs in and out of schools in our community.
Over 100 teachers gather each year to attend lively workshops designed to provide teachers with strategic, practical approaches to understanding Shakespeare’s work and the connections and applications that his work inspires. Our annual conference brings together actors, directors and teaching artists from the world’s leading Shakespeare festivals to share their insights for teaching Shakespeare in the classroom. The 400th anniversary of Shakepeare’s death, Shakespeare Works when Shakespeare Plays will be held in London at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre from July 22-25, 2016. Register here directly with Shakespeare’s Globe.
The School of Education is committed to making an impact in the lives of youth through both its research and its academic programs that prepare educators to focus on the needs of students first. In addition, we offer several programs that serve youth directly. These programs are aligned with our focus on literacy and science education.