At the UC Davis School of Education’s annual Honoring Educators
Awards Ceremony, we proudly recognize the accomplishments and
contributions of our alumni in education.
We invite nominations in two categories: 1) Distinguished Alumni
Award and 2) Rising Star Alumni Award to recognize those within
ten years of receiving their credential or degree (whichever is
later). Make your nomination today! The nomination process closes
on March 15, 2016.
Lisa Hegdahl (BS ‘85, Credential ‘91) teaches 8th grade science
at McCaffrey Middle School in Galt. She also serves on the board
of directors for the California Science Teachers Association. Her
focus is to implement the Next Generation in Science Standards
(NGSS) that were adopted by the California State Board of
Education in September of 2013. “It is a very exciting time to be
teaching science,” she says.
Read the full story here.
Ken White (BA ‘72, Credential ‘73) has written Getaway
Day, a coming-of-age novel set against the backdrop of the
1962 World Series. The novel is published by Tate Publishing and
is available through the publisher, Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
White studied English and history at UC Davis before receiving
his teaching credential. He worked on campus for Instructional
Television from 1969-1975 and for the College of Engineering from