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2005: New Programs Strengthen School’s Influence and Leadership

Making good on the dean’s vision to lead the state in research and outreach in education policy and leadership, the School of Education establishes a new doctoral program in educational leadership and becomes the home of the statewide network for afterschool programs. In addition, the School sees enrollment in all academic programs grow and celebrates the recognition many of its alumni and faculty receive for excellence in their fields.

Milestones & Achievements

  • School launches Capital Area North Doctorate in Educational Leadership (CANDEL) EdD program with partner Sonoma State University
  • School’s Center for Community School Partnerships named home of the California Afterschool Network
  • Student enrollment up 31 percent since 2002
  • Overall philanthropic giving to School increases 700 percent since 2002
  • Dawn Imamoto (Credential ‘95) named Young Alumna of the year by the California Aggie Alumni Association
  • Professor Wendell Potter, chair of Graduate Group in Education, receives 2005 Distinguished Teaching Award from the UC Davis Academic Senate
  • School hosts author Laurence Yep in its first annual lecture Words Take Wing: Honoring Diversity in Children’s Literature

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