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Friday, July 31, 2015

Pedroza Calls It A Career After 37 Years At SDSU

pedroza retirement
Few people are able to claim that they had the honor of working closely with the talented and bright individuals within the College of Education. However, Martha Pedroza took the claim to the next level, doing so for 37 years of her distinguished career.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Does Tech Revolution Change Education's Foundational Goals?

 SDSU President's Blog
president blog photo
It is commonplace to recognize that changes in societal norms and needs, including technological developments, change our academic programs and educational goals.   For example, the development of land grant universities – focused on agriculture and technology – in the 1860s reflected the needs of an emerging industrial society.   Similarly, the rise of normal schools – San Diego State’s provenance – reflected our society’s need for broad public education in America’s growing democracy of the 19th century.

Read President Hirshman's full blog post

Friday, July 10, 2015

Educational Leadership Chair Named Administrator of the Year

Doug Fisher
The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) recently named Educational Leadership chairman Doug Fisher their Administrator of the Year for its Professor of Education category.

SDSU Alum and Lecturer Selected as Sweetwater Superintendent

Karen Janney and Sweetwater High School
Following a recent trend of SDSU graduates appointed to local educational leadership positions, the College of Education’s own Dr. Karen Janney has been selected as the Sweetwater Union High School District’s (SUHSD) newest superintendent.

Dr. Taylor Honored with Marriage and Family Therapy Award

Brent Taylor on Right Receiving Educator Award
The College of Education’s Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) department faculty chairman Dr. Brent Taylor was honored with the Educator Award this June. This honor is awarded by the California Division of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT­CA).

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

School Psychology Program Shines at NASP Conference

School Psychology members
SDSU’s School Psychology faculty and students received awards and showcased scholarly work at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) annual conference in Orlando, Florida.