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  • 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.

Professor Dave Feldman to keynote Kara conference

Professor Dave Feldman to keynote Kara conference in Palo Alto, Saturday, May 14, 2016.

Dale Larson, Ph.D, Professor, Counseling Psychology, received the Death Educator Award

Dale Larson, Ph.D, Professor, 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.

Ensuring High-Quality Education for English Learners

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


A 1962 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, Sr. Angelo Collins spent the first 15 years of her distinguished career in education as a high school science teacher.

Professor Dale Larson

Psychology professor Dale Larson had some unsettling news for the Tidewell Hospice volunteers who came to his recent appearances in Southwest Florida: "You're not normal." But he had advice for them that could apply to any of us hoping to console someone who suffers a terrible loss.

Cheryl McElvain, Ed.D.'s Recent Publications

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

Shauna Shapiro: Upcoming Publications

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

Kathy Liu Sun on Common Core Math

Kathy Liu Sun, a professor here at Santa Clara University's Education Department, 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.

Jasmine Llamas Ph.D.: "Attempting to Successfully Straddle the Cultural Divide" & "What’s values got to do with it?"

Jasmine Llamas' published study focuses 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.

Excellence in Catholic Education and Leadership (ExCEL)

ExCEL is an innovative program that creates pathways for outstanding individuals to teach in K-8 Catholic schools, while earning a Master of Arts in Teaching with a California Teaching Credential from Santa Clara University’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology.

SCU continues pursuit of multicultural learning with Difficult Dialogue Series

After an eye-opening experience in her multiculturalism class that led her to a great deal of introspection, SCU Counseling Psychology student Daniela Velasquez took a portion of SCU’s mission to heart: “to serve and advocate with underrepresented, underserved, and disenfranchised populations locally and globally.”

Spanish Language, Cultural knowledge and Teachers' Professional Development in an English-Only Environment

SECP congratulates Sara S. Garcia (Faculty Member) on her publication "Special issue Multicultural Literature Education (Eds. Poyas & Elkad-Lehman). L1-Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 1, p. 1-26. © 2015 International Association for the Improvement of Mother tongue Education."

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    Winter 2017 Deadlines
    Counseling Psychology Programs Oct 14, 2016
    All Education Programs Nov 04, 2016
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