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“You don’t work for me, you work with me,” master teacher, Tami Saiki, of Torrance’s Seaside Elementary summed up the collaborative goal of the master teacher experience at the Master Teacher Institute held this summer in Seal Beach. At the institute, over 100 area Multiple Subject Credential and Education Specialist Credential program master teachers gathered, along with university supervisors, faculty, and school site administrators to celebrate the work and support provided by master...
CED alumna, Janetta McDowell (MS, SDHE ’00) has been named director of first-year and transition experiences at Cal Poly Pomona. Holding various positions at Cal Poly Pomona for 15 years, McDowell’s new position will focus on creating a student transition program, orientation services, and improving initiatives for parents and families.
Machine-building, robot-making, finger print dusting, 3D pens, skull investigation, and rocket launching. It’s all in a week’s work for Dr. Cathrine Maiorca and her team of pre-service teachers at the College of Education’s yearly STEM @ the Beach summer camp. The third annual week-long camp was filled with hands-on activities and lessons focused on building and understanding the intersections of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), with Dr. Maiorca at the helm. The program,...
This summer, Interim Department Chair of Teacher Education, Dr. HuongTran Nguyen, traveled as part of a six-person CSULB delegation to China. The American Educators’ Delegation was sponsored by CSULB’s Confucius Institute and led by its Director, Heidi Zhang. Through this trip, the delegates were able to learn about Chinese culture, language, and educational system, as well as foster partnerships between Chinese schools/universities and the U.S. 
CED alumna, Dr. Kathryn Mueller, (SDHE ’97) has received the Pillar of the Profession Award from NASPA, the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. Currently the Vice President of Student Services at Coastline College, Dr. Mueller has worked in higher education for over 34 years in both academic affairs and student affairs. Congratulations to Dr. Mueller on being recognized for her work in higher education and student affairs!
Dr. Corinne Martinez will present the keynote address at the upcoming International Seminar of the Japanese Society for the Study of Career Education at Waseda University, Tokyo. Her address, tentatively titled, “College and Career Readiness Reform Models in the U.S.: The Case of Linked Learning” will be followed a panel discussion including Dr. Martinez and educators from Japanese high schools and universities.