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CANDEL Grads 2014

Please join us in congratulating the 19 CANDEL graduates of 2014. This year we had our largest graduating class ever!  All graduating students were recognized during the June 2014 commencement ceremony at the Mondavi Center, UC Davis. 

Evelyn Marie Marshall Baffico

“The Impact of Collegiality on the Academic Performance of Schools Serving Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students”

M.Ed., California State University, Sacramento, 2004
Credential, California State University, Sacramento, 2004
B.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1995

Rody Boonchouy

“Leadership for Project Based Learning: Exploring How Principals Promote Change, Innovation, and Professional Learning”

M.Ed., University of LaVerne, 2008
M.Ed., University of Riverside, 2003
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2000                                                                   

Caleb Joseph Buckley

“Here’s the Money, Now You Do It: A Case Study of a Charter Co-Operative”

M.A., San Francisco State University, 1995
B.A., San Francisco State University, 1993

Kristen Marie Coates

“Character Performance as a Mediator to Academic Outcomes”

M.Ed., Idaho State University, 2006
B.S., Idaho State University, 2003

Steven Lynn Crow

“The Significance of the Transfer Mission for the California Community Colleges”

M.A., Northern Arizona University, 1994
B.A., Prescott College, 1991 

Joseph Andrew Darin

“An Examination of the Persistent Recommendation to Grant the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Greater Authority and the Reactions of the Stakeholders to this Recommendation”

M.A., University of South Florida, 2001
B.A., University of South Florida, 1995

Erin Davenport

“California’s Disproportionality: The Examination of Over and Underrepresentation Patterns for Latino Students in Special Education”

M.A., Saint Mary’s College, 1994
B.A., Saint Mary’s College, 1992

Jeannie Dubitsky

“An Investigation to Evaluate the Benefits of the Integrated Listening Systems (iLs) in Primary/Early Elementary Classrooms (K-3): The Case of Valley View Academy in Northern California”

M.A., Saint Mary’s College, 1980
B.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1974

Lesley Gale

“Connecting, Reflecting, and Willing to Change: An Examination of Culturally Responsive Teaching Professional Development in a Community College”

M.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1998
B.A., Brigham Young University, 1988

Masami Nancy Herota

“Transitional Kindergarten Implementation: A Case Study of Two School Districts”

Credential, California State University, Sacramento, 1999
M.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1993
B.A., University of California, Davis, 1987

Tina Jordan

“Culturally Responsive Pedagogy at the Community College: An Alternative Approach for a ‘New Mainstream’ Population”

M.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1997
B.A., Long Island University, 1985  

Sonja Beckman Lolland

“The Impact of Introductory Financial Accounting Classes on the Educational Success of Business Administration Majors at Sierra College”

M.B.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1992
B.S., University of California, Davis, 1988  

Norman Lorenz

“Montessori on the Move: A Case Study of the Montessori Pedagogical Instructional Principles and Implications for Community College Course Graduates and Their Career Paths”

M.Ed., California State University, Sacramento, 1994
B.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1985

Nelda Mackey

“High School Counselor Caseload Assignment Models: Counselors Voices about What Works and Why”

M.S., California State University, Sacramento, 1994
B.A., California State University, Sacramento, 1986

Brittaney Danelle Meyer

“Adult-Youth Relationships in High School: Trajectories and Benefits for Youth from Historically Marginalized Groups”

M.A., University of California, Davis, 2006
Credential, University of California, Davis, 2005
B.S., University of California, Davis, 2003

Michelle Ladonna Seijas

“The Systemic Devaluation of Latino Students: How This Wears on Their Self Concept and Sense of Possibility for the Future”

M.Ed., California State University, Sacramento, 2008
Credential, California State University, Sacramento, 2002
B.A., University of California, Davis, 2001

Margaret Stevens

“Finding the Potential in People and Processes to Improve the Instructional Core”

M.A., Rutgers University, 2009
B.A., University of San Diego, 1985

Mikael Antonio Bautista Villalobos

“An Investigation of Academic Outcomes of Participants in UC Davis Student Retention Programs”

M.A., California State University, Sacramento, 2009
B.A., University of California, Davis, 1993

Khalid Akil White

“The California Community College Experience, For Real: A Study of African American Male Student Perceptions and Experiences”

M.A., Harvard University, 2004
B.A., Morehouse College, 2002

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