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SDSU College of Education

  • Dr. J. Luke Wood
  • Jose Luis Alvarado
  • Teacher Credential Graduates
  • Dean Joseph Johnson recalls pivotal moment
  • Lucia Garcia, Kelly Olson, Aaron Iffland and Renzo Lara
  • Cindy Marten and Ric Hovda

Luke Wood, Panelist for White House Initiative

J. Luke Wood spoke at the Summit on Black Males hosted by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Morehouse College.

Congratulations to Dr. Jose Luis Alvarado

It is with bittersweet emotion that we congratulate Dr. Jose Luis Alvarado who has been appointed as the new Dean of the College of Education at CSU Monterey Bay, the first Dean of this newly established College.

Teacher Credential Programs at SDSU

Hear from former students about their experience as teachers and going through a program that prepares highly qualified teachers by offering over a century of teaching and learning experience.
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Bus Ride Steers Dean Johnson to Education

For much of his childhood, Dean Johnson thought he’d grow up to be an attorney. In this U-T San Diego article, he recalls a pivotal moment when a bus ride changed the direction of his life.

COE Student Researchers Earn Recognition

COE students presented research on a wide range of topics from radio literacy programs in Afghanistan to diversity awareness to counter racially themed college parties. Four COE participants were award winners.

It’s a Great Time to Be a Teacher!

Former SDSU College of Education Dean, Dr. Ric Hovda and SDUSD Superintendent Cindy Marten spoke to Good Morning San Diego about the need for more teachers in our communities.

    More Headlines from the College of Education

    Dr. Pang's SDSU/Claremont doctoral students learned that researchers must have clear goals, and the persistence and courage to tackle a long journey. Several students received acceptances from editors.
    Dr. André J. Branch created a partnership between SDSU and the Patulup Parimaria and Basico School in Guatemala where each spring break he takes students to Guatemala to teach in this rural school.
    Lindsay Goulet, physics teacher at Coronado High School and COE grad, was honored by the Coronado Eagle & Journal as the CHS ASB Teacher of the Month.
    Students and graduates talk about the success they’ve experienced because of their preparation in the Bilingual Credential Program at SDSU.
    Marissa Vasquez, a student in the SDSU Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, was recently selected as a 2014 Graduate Student Fellow by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE).
    SDSU welcomes Dean Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D., a professor of Educational Leadership who also served as executive director of the National Center for Urban School Transformation.
    The Dean's Update and COE NewsCenter will now be known as "InformED and InspirED: News from the SDSU College of Education." The renaming contest winner is Dana Kuhn, an SDSU professor and alumnus.
    Congratulations for the service of the following staff: Elsa Tapia (15 yrs.), Julie White, (20 yrs.), Kathleen Borsos-Wooley, (25 yrs.), Lisa McCully, (25 yrs.), Marilyn Bredvold, (25 yrs.), Martha Pedroza, (35 yrs.)
    Sonia Holzman, a fourth year CFD student, was crowned SDSU’s 2013 Homecoming Queen this fall. Her project for the Homecoming Court will focus on promoting awareness of ASL on campus.
    SDSU's Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE) recently held its STEM Education, Equity and Economics seminar highlighting new ways to educate K-12 students.
    Dr. Green received a $1.2 million grant (Project CARES) to prepare culturally affirming and responsive education specialists for foster youth. The foster care system represents our most vulnerable youth.
    SDSU will have nation's premier preparation programs for educators who teach in dual-language programs.
    Current Bilingual Credential Program Students Deborah Miller and Alexandra Contreras are making a difference this year with their new teacher education liaison positions!
    ForeWord Review's 2012 silver-award winning Book of the Year in education, Common Core English Language Arts in a PLC at Work, was written by SDSU faculty members Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey.
    Global Cultural Experience's study abroad options offer COE students a perspective of both a country’s diverse people and the critical issues of its society, commerce, political spheres, religions and cultures.

    Contact Information

    Office Hours & Location

    Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Education & Business Administration (EBA)

    Dean's Office: Room 346
    Admissions & Advising: Room 259

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    College of Education
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182-1154

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    Fax: 619.594.7082