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Two Generations of Teachers

Two Generations of Teachers
How one retired teacher helps new teachers begin their careers

Lydia Baskin was a teacher for 30 years. Now she’s established a scholarship to support a new generation of teachers. Hear her story and meet Yesenia Martinez, the first student to receive a Lydia and Ronald Baskin Family Scholarship.

You can support the next generation of teachers with a Gift to the School of Education at https://give.ucdavis.edu/DEDU/122609


Why Alumna Faith Flomo Thinks You Should Become a Teacher

School of Education alumna Faith Flomo (‘12, Cred. ‘13, MA ‘14) shares why teaching is so important, and why you should consider becoming a teacher.

News & Events


UC Davis evaluation team receives $125,000 grant to help reduce African American child deaths in Sacramento County

In Sacramento County, African American children are dying at twice the rate of their peers. Over the past three years, a community-based campaign has been working to reduce these tragic deaths, and now a team of three UC Davis researchers are joining the effort.


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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