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A message from scholarship recipient Janet Gutiérrez

School of Education alumna and scholarship recipient Janet Gutiérrez (Cred. ‘17) talks about why she wanted to become a teacher and what her scholarship meant to her.

A Passion for Agriculture

A Passion for Agriculture
Why Justin Nunes chose an Ag Ed teaching career

School of Education agricultural education teaching credential alumnus Justin Nunes (Cred. ‘17) talks about how his passion for agriculture led to a career in teaching.

News & Events


Shaun Harper, Featured Speaker – The UC Davis Forums on the Public University and the Social Good

Dr. Harper Photo

Join Dr. Harper on Thursday, February 22 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Multipurpose Room at the Student Community Center in a forum titled, How Universities Sustain Racism in America. 


Lee Martin Named a Chancellor’s Fellow
Fifth School of Education Researcher Honored in Consecutive Years

Lee Martin, associate professor of education, has been selected as a 2017-18 UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow, a title he will hold for five years.


Professor Deb Niemeier elected to prestigious academy

Professor Deb Niemeier, who has a joint appointment at the School of Education and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, which is among the highest honors in the profession.

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Michal Kurlaender Named Influential Education Researcher for Third Year in a Row

Professor Michal Kurlaender continues to be one of the leading university-based scholars who are doing the most to influence educational policy and practice in the United States. This is the third consecutive year that she has been included in the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings published in Education Week.


Announcing New Dean Lauren Lindstrom
Experienced academic and administrator to start June 1

Dr. Lauren Lindstrom

Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter has announced the appointment of Lauren E. Lindstrom as the new dean of the School of Education. She holds a Ph.D. in educational leadership and most recently served as associate dean of Research and Faculty Development in the College of Education at the University of Oregon.

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