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Portrait of Cassandra Hart

March 2024 Newsletter

Prof. Cassandra Hart publishes a study finding that Black male elementary school students matched to Black teachers are less likely to be identified for special education services, Prof. Kevin Gee finds that high school students who use both tobacco and cannabis products miss more school and have lower grades compared to students who don’t use either or both, the Teachers as Learners program offers a symposium for teachers to empower ELA secondary educators to elevate class discussions, and more news and events from the School of Education.

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Portrait of Tom Smith

February 2024 Newsletter

The School of Education announces the appointment of Dr. Tom Smith as our next dean, Words Take Wing celebrates its 20th anniversary, professors Darnel Degand and Kevin Gee receive SEED funding, Prof. Lauren Lindstrom appointed distinguished visiting professor for the University of Johannesburg, and more news and events from the School of Education.

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January 2024 Newsletter

Prof. Kevin Gee and PhD candidates Vigdis Asmundson and Tseng Vang publish a study about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Education Lab examines high school course taking, Wheelhouse releases a research brief on AB 705, CANDEL alumni start new leadership positions, upcoming events, and more news from the School of Education.

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A photo of Antoinette Banks standing with three other people holding a large check for $1 million.

November 2023 Newsletter

PhD student Antoinette Banks has won the Pharrell Williams Black Ambition grand prize of $1 million, alumna JennieRae Paker has established a new teaching credential scholarship, alumna Mary Vixie Sandy appointed  Supervisor for District 3 of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors by Governor Gavin Newsom, Fall Welcome celebration photos, and more news from the School of Education.

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Dr. Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica poses for a headshot in front of trees while wearing a green shirt.

September 2023 Newsletter

Three faculty members are welcomed as Associate Professors of Teaching in Education, a new Associate Dean of Academic Programs is named, two faculty members are named Faculty Fellows, upcoming events, and more news from the School of Education.

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June 2023 Newsletter

Associate Dean Cynthia Carter Ching appointed to serve as interim dean for the School of Education, a new partnership with Luminous Minds, Inc., announcements of new faculty leaders, student accomplishments, photo galleries of our graduation ceremony and the celebration event for Dean Lindstrom and retiring faculty, webinars and events, and more news from the School of Education.

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May 2023 Newsletter

Four faculty members are promoted to full professor, Shirley LeRoy establishes the LeRoy Family Fund for Neurodiversity, Kevin Gee research in the areas of absenteeism and bullying against Asian American youth, Wheelhouse Center releases new research on student belonging and efficacy in community college courses, upcoming in-person events and recorded webinars, and more news from the School of Education.

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April 2023 Newsletter

Give Day raises $165,000 for School of Education research centers, scholarship funds and education equity initiatives, Center for Community and Citizen Science pilots citizen science in prison gardens, two new scholarships established, School of Education faculty, students and alumni present at the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting, upcoming in-person events and recorded webinars, and more news from the School of Education.

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March 2023 Newsletter

Maisha T. Winn elected to the National Academy of Education, Marcela G. Cuellar named a Chancellor’s Fellow, Rosalie Vanderhoef honored by the California Aggie Alumni Association, the Beta Lab and the Craft Center kick off a new partnership and Maker Space, Pauline Holmes receives a mentoring award, and other news.

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UC Davis School of Education Prof. Michal Kurlaender

January 2023 Newsletter

Gov. Gavin Newsom appoints Prof. Michal Kurlaender to the Education Commission of the States, Prof. Maisha Winn named a top scholar on the 2023 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, Wheelhouse launches new leadership institute for aspiring community college CEOs, Words Take Wing announces this year’s author is arts activist Aida Salazar.

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UC Davis School of Education Assistant Dean Anne Jones

December 2022 Newsletter

Anne Jones joins the School in a new assistant dean role, Marcela G. Cuellar presents on HSIs and is awarded a $250,000 grant by the College Futures Foundation, new faculty member Alicia Rusoja’s research honored, alumni recognized nationally, events, the latest publications from faculty, staff and students, and other news.

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Rust orange and white building on the Davis campus of Sacramento City College against a blue sky

October 2022 Newsletter

Wheelhouse and California Education Lab receive more than $4 million combined in new grants, the dedication of the Sandi Redenbach and Ken Gelatt Learning Lab, three new advisors join the dean’s board, fall quarter’s graduate group in education research seminars, the latest publications from faculty, staff and students and other news.

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Portrait of Yianella Blanco

September 2022 Newsletter

Two new faculty members join the school, a new fund for teacher education, honors and awards for Profs. Heather Rose and Torry Winn, alum Keith Ellis (EdD ’22) named UC Merced Alumni Regent, a new children’s book from Raquel Donoso (EdD ’19), the latest publications from faculty, staff and students and other news.

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July 2022 Newsletter

A group of Upward Bound students walk across campusREEd Center is awarded more than $8.7 million in grants, Cynthia Carter Ching is named new associate dean, Rebecca Ambrose is named interim department chair, a new website with resources from School of Education experts on how COVID-19 has impacted education, and more news from the School of Education.

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June 2022 Newsletter

Student in graduation regalia stands in front of Mondavi CenterGraduates and families celebrate commencement at the Mondavi Center, Jennifer Higgs is named a 2022 National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow, Alexis Patterson Williams is appointed chair-elect for teacher education, representatives from the Bavarian State Parliament and Johannesburg University visit, and more news from the School of Education.

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An elementary school teacher wearing a mask holds a sign saying Good Morning

May 2022 Newsletter

Give Day raises $340,000 for education, Maisha Winn awarded Stanford University Fellowship, Marcela Cuellar earns AERA award, three faculty promotions announced, Alexis Patterson Williams receives start-up award, Expanding Equity series to feature Erica Halverson May 11, and more news from the School of Education.

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March 2022 Newsletter

School of Education rises to 32nd place in national ranking, Give Day challenges to support scholarships, research centers and youth programs, EDU 100 students pair with counterparts in Mexico, registration opens for in-person graduation ceremony, webinar recordings are now available and more news from the School of Education.

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Portrait of Dean Lauren Lindstrom speaking

February 2022 Newsletter

Dean Lindstrom’s appointment extended, the launch of College Corps, welcoming new board members, Danny C. Martinez is named Chancellor’s Fellow, dual enrollment’s potential for California high school students, Akirah J. Bradley-Armstrong Moves to VC Role at UCSC, Words Take Wing Presents David A. Robertson and more news from the School of Education.

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December 2021 Newsletter

Two professionals wearing medical masks conversatingREEd Center’s Educational Talent Search program receives $4.8 million in new grants over five years, 2020 graduates return to campus for a make-up in-person ceremony, the California Superintendents Collaborative Network supports educational leaders, two teachers go above and beyond for students and communities in need, and more news from the School of Education.

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Group of students socializing outdoors

November 2021 Newsletter

Wheelhouse and California Education Lab release research on dual enrollment among high school students, Quarter at Aggie Square’s Transformative Justice Studies in Sacramento begins in-person classes, Dr. Car Mun Kok is appointed Director of College Opportunity Programs, and more news from the School of Education.

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