In the Spring 2007 issue of Catalyst, we celebrate
the School’s fifth birthday. We have an article on the School’s
partnership with Sacramento City College and Washington Unified
School District to establish a charter school, West Sac Early
In the Fall 2006 issue of Catalyst, we thank our donors
and share the 2005-06 Donor Honor Roll. We also feature an
article on Barbara Goldman, associate director of teacher
education, who received the 2006 James H. Myer Distinguished
In the Spring 2006 issue of Catalyst, we celebrate our
first endowed chair, the David and Dolly Fiddyment Chair in
Teacher Education, with a special insert on the Fiddyments and
teacher education at UC Davis.
In the Winter 2006 issue of Catalyst, we announce that
the School has established the Center for Applied Policy in
Education and that the CRESS Center has been chosen to
manage the California Afterschool Network.
The Fall 2005 issue of Catalyst celebrated
some major milestones for the young School of Education. We
reported that contributions to the School increased by over 700
percent in 2004-05, and we graduated our largest class to date.
In the Winter 2005 issue of Catalyst, we feature a
study, “Categorical School Finance: Who Gains, Who Loses?” by
Thomas Timar. We spotlight Rebecca Ambrose and her research on
how children solve mathematics problems.