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“My work is life-changing and critical to the betterment of society. I can prepare the great minds that will shape and change our world.” College of Education graduate student, Jenny Franke, is a current teacher who knew that her impact in the world could be great. Recipient of the Teacher of the Year award for both her school and district, and also the Orange County Semi-finalist Teacher of the Year, Franke wanted to be a teacher when she realized how much positive impact she could make in the...
Dr. Jacob Olsen has been selected to be on the Projects Design Team of a newly formed partnership between the Center for the Transformation of Schools at UCLA, the Orange County Department of Education, and the Butte County Office of Education. Over the next five years, this partnership will seek to grow California’s Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) initiative. As part of his role, Dr.
Recipient of the 2018 California Teacher of the Year Award and nominee for National Teacher of the Year, CSULB alumnus in Education and Music, Dr. Brian McDaniel has been nominated for the Global Teacher Prize. 
The Western Shores Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) have generously given a $200,000 endowment creating the Linna Young Memorial Scholarship. This endowed scholarship will fully support a CED post-baccalaureate student for one year of their studies. Created through the legacy of NSDAR member Linna Young, a Long Beach resident and former teacher and principal in the Los Angeles Unified School District, this endowed scholarship will make a...
College of Education doctoral candidate Dennis Johnson has a long list of accolades to his name. A founder of the Black Youth Project, member of The Peace Exchange Chicago-Asia, panelist for the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus and U.S. Department of Educational Commemoration of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Johnson has appeared on multiple TV news programs and radio shows on MSNBC and Fox News.