Education has the power to change lives. At the School of Education, we’re committed to making sure all learners have equal access to a quality education, whether they’re in kindergarten or community college. We’re changing education in California and across the nation through our groundbreaking research and our top-quality teacher education program.
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.
Each year the School of Education teaching credential students participate in mock interviews, a unique career preparation opportunity. We host two mock interview days in which experienced alumni and district representatives conduct practice interviews of our teaching credential students. Students learn to present themselves as effectively as possible in job interviews—and sometimes even receive district job offers.
Hear from UC Davis School of Education teacher alumni about why they chose to earn their master’s degree through our combined teaching credential/master’s program and the difference it’s made on their teaching practice and their careers.
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.
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.
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.