Now Accepting Applications to Our Graduate Programs
Applications for Fall 2023 accepted through June 1. Our program is designed for those seeking to further their growth as K-12 or informal science educators. See our Graduate Programs page for more information.
Students Awarded for Expressing the Art of Science
Kudos to Nicole Eng, Michael Price, and Arianna Saenz, recipients of the Joe Russo Art of Science Scholarship for 2022! The scholarship, established to honor Mr.
CSULB Physics features in the 5+ Club, again!
The collaboration between the Physics & Astronomy and Science Education departments has continued to garner success in credentialing multiple teachers in Physics in a single cohort.
Two Department Faculty Awarded 2022 California Teacher of the Year
Excellence in Science Teaching…times two! Faculty members Al Colburn and Angelica Gunderson honored as 2022 California Teacher of the Year.
Tamara Araya Wins Local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year!
Shout-out to Tamara Araya, the local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year!
Angelica Gunderson Received $25k Milken Educator Award
Angelica Gunderson, a CSU Long Beach graduate and professor, received a $25,000 national Milken Educator Award on May 10, 2022. The Milken Educator Awards was conceived by Lowell Milken to celebrate, elevate, and activate the teaching profession.
SLC Re-opens with New In-Person Exhibit
After a 2-year closure, the Science Learning Center re-opens to our campus community with a special exhibit: Dig It! The Secrets of Soil, featuring info panels, hands-on activities, and even live specimens. Open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays from 11am to 1pm and lasts through June.
Lisa Martin selected as NARST Executive Director
The Science Education Department Chair Dr. Lisa Martin was selected to serve in a 3-year term as the Executive Director of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Lili Gallegos Wins 2021 CASE Future Science Teacher Award
Lili Gallegos was recognized by the California Associate of Science Educators with the 2021 Future Science Teacher Award. Lili graduated from CSULB in Spring 2021 with degree in Liberal Studies/Multiple Subject Credential (ITEP). Congratulations, Lili!
Laura Henriques Wins 2021 CASE Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Laura Henriques was recognized by the California Associate of Science Educators with the 2021 Margaret Nicholson Distinguished Service Award. Congratulations, Laura!