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Celebrating Education College's Decade of Student Success

Nov. 3, 2014

What:

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Cal State Fullerton's College of Education presents "Education Week" Nov. 17-21, featuring public lectures, discussions on student engagement in research and an open house at the Center for Careers in Teaching. All events are free and open to the public.

When:

Tuesday, Nov. 18-Thursday, Nov. 20
Various times and locations

Keynote Presentations:

Tuesday, Nov. 18 — "A Celebration of Education" features Joaquín Zihuatanejo, poet, spoken word artist and award-winning teacher who taught high school English. Session also features Future Teacher Mixer.
6 p.m. Portola Pavilion, Titan Student Union

Thursday, Nov. 20 — "Getting Serious About Education: Cultivating Culturally Relevant Teachers for New Century Students " is presented by Gloria Ladson-Billings, Kellner Family Professor of Urban Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an award-winning scholar and former president of the American Educational Research Association whose work centers on examining the practices of teachers who are successful with struggling students. Ladson-Billings is the author of "The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children," first published in 1994, and it continues to be used in teacher education programs around the country.             
4 p.m. Portola Pavilion, Titan Student Union

Other Events:

Wednesday, Nov. 19
11 a.m.-2 p.m.Center for Careers in Teaching open house. Students and others interested in teaching careers can learn more about programs and opportunities available to graduates and credential seekers.
Room 113 of the Humanities-Social Sciences Building

4-6 p.m. — Center for Research on Educational Access and Leadership presents "Utilizing Research as a Bridge Into Your Professional Career," showcasing how student engagement in research practice helps to support student success, including contributing to opportunities in graduate school and the workforce. The session features a student panel and discussion across disciplines.
Portola Pavilion, Titan Student Union

Where:

Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

Registration:

Registration is required for keynote presentations and may be completed online

Parking:

$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit; details are available online

More Info:

College of Education, 657-278-4021, or visit the college's website.

Background:

Cal State Fullerton has been preparing future teachers since the campus opened in 1959. In 2004, the University established the College of Education to better serve students seeking teacher credentials and advanced education degrees. Since then, more than 3,000 master's degrees have been awarded. Since 2010, when the University began offering a doctorate in education, 94 doctorates have been awarded. The college offers six fully online master's degree programs, ranked No. 22 nationally by U.S. News & World Report among Best Online Graduate Programs in education. 

Media Contact:

Debra Cano Ramos

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