Summer 2018 Catalyst The Magazine of the UC Davis School of Education
The Summer 2018 issue of Catalyst magazinehighlights how three School of Education researchers are changing lifetime outcomes for students with disabilities. This issue also includes a glimpse at how the School’s Transformative Justice in Education Center is bringing restorative justice to the classroom, the interwoven story of two couples supporting students through their philanthropy, a conversation with two first-generation PhD students, and other School news.
As you read this issue of Catalyst, check out additional content such as videos, extended articles and more below.
The School of Education receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program to help PhD students at UC Davis gain the expertise needed to develop and evaluate measures used for students with special needs. Learn more about the School’s GAANN doctoral fellowships here.
Thea Mills started her teaching career in 1967 as an intern teacher through the UC Davis Education Department. Decades later, Thea and her husband Art Mills were inspired to give to the School of Education after watching their daughter Saskia earn her credential and master’s degree from the School and start a second career as a teacher. Find out more about the Mills’ passion for giving in this extended article.
PhD student Mayu Lindblad is currently conducting research into whether students with music training have an easier time acquiring competence in a new language. Find out more about Mayu on her student profile page.
As the associate director at the UC Davis Center for Chicanx and Latinx Academic Student Success (CCLASS), alumna Lina Mendez supports students across our campus. Learn more about CCLASS here.
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