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Exploring how enculturation is experienced by three Chinese adolescents.

Sherry C. Wang, Department of Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University and colleagues design a qualitative, multiple case study that employs the photovoice method.

The importance of language in process of education

Professor Marco Bravo, Ph.D. has recently published several peer-reviewed journal articles on the importance of language in education.

Ensuring High-Quality Education for English Learners

How do we help English learners have access to core content and engage in meaningful assessments?

Faculty and student collaborate on joint publication

This article recounts a narrative of professional transformation inspired by the works of Paulo Freire and Gloria Ladson-Billings and advanced by a participatory action research (PAR) project.

Professor Dale Larson receives award

Dale Larson, Ph.D., Professor of Counseling Psychology, received the Death Educator Award at the annual meeting of the Association for Death Education and Counseling in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 14, 2016.

"Attempting to Successfully Straddle the Cultural Divide" & "What’s values got to do with it?"

Professor Jasmine Llamas, Ph.D., studies focus on the Hopeless Depression Model in regards to Mexican/Mexican-American youth. Her second publication explores the traditional and perceived cultural values that Mexican/Mexican-Americans have as a predictor of success.

Positive psychology in mental health

Professor Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D. has five book chapters being published this year. The studies she co-authored highlight meditation, mindfulness, and positive psychology in regards to mental health.

Education system challenges face by Latina/o students

Professor Cheryl McElvain, Ed.D., recent publications discuss the challenges that Latino and Latina students face in the educational system, and provides insight into solutions that would directly help reduce the educational gap.

Common Core Math

Kathy Liu Sun, Ph.D., Professor of Education, wrote an article in The Washington Post about how the method teachers are using for preparing students for the Common Core math sections are far from ideal.

Faculty Scholarship

Despite a proliferation of theories suggesting a “damaged” Black psyche and suspicion about its value to Black youth, we find the history of research about Black racial identity reveals robust and consistent evidence...

Award-Winning Program

ExCEL is an innovative program that creates pathways for outstanding individuals to teach in K-12 Catholic schools.

Summit Success

The first Latino Education Summit: Silicon Valley started a conversation about the challenges, opportunities, and promises of the educational pipeline for Latino children, parents, and the working poor.

    Upcoming Deadlines

    Spring 2017 Priority Deadlines
    Counseling Psychology Programs January 10, 2017
    Education - MATTC February 1, 2017
    All Other Education Programs February 10, 2017 
    EXCEL Program
    Priority application deadline January 31, 2017


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