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Using Learning Stories with Families to Support Anti-Bias Goals in Early Education

Read more about Dr. Burns' student research team's most recent presentation.

Brett Solomon

Read more about our new Child Studies Director Dr. Solomon and her work on creating the new generation of "fire starters"

Elizabeth Day

Hear more about Day's certification as a hypnotherapist

Omar Davila Jr.

Read more about Professor Davila's work on educational inequality and as Director of FTP.

Barbara Burns

Hear more about Burns' research

Kristin Kusanovich

Read Kusanovich's recent article on what non-corporate, non-commercial, non-competitive dance for children

Education for Underserved Communities

Funded by the REAL program, Child Studies and Psychology major Kat Kuwada ’21 learned how to engage students and lead in the classroom while teaching math to kids online.

Gaby Fernandez-Escobar

Hear about Gaby's work with children and teaching

Mac Mann-Wood
Mac Mann-Wood

Hear more about Mac's research on abolition

Kat Kuwada

Hear more about Kat's research on racial inequality in education

Turning Passion into Action

REAL student Alexa DeSanctis ’20 shares about her values and the passion that drives her towards making meaningful change in the world.

Exploring Life as a Teacher

English and Child Studies major Mac Mann-Wood ‘22 explored the reality of life as a teacher during her REAL placement.

SCU Students Bring Education to Life through the Imaginarium

Day’s Child Studies course aims to “be of service to the community” through virtual reality

First-Year Student Finds Space for Herself at SCU

Thanking students and profs, Lauren Davis ‘22 happy to call SCU home

Focus on the Future
Focus on the Future

Child Studies Program Evolves to Meet Changing Needs of Students

Engaged Education for Social Justice

Child Studies students are “on fire for justice”! They are “compassion in action” for children and families.

Community-Engaged Research with Children and Families

Students in the Child Studies Program can work with faculty on research teams and experience first hand the excitement of community-engaged research with children and families.

Engaged Teaching

Students engage in hands-on, experiential, collaborative, and purposeful projects in each of their Child Studies courses.