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  • One Size Does Not Fit All

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    Kathy Stoehr Ph.D. recently published an article in the Journal of Teacher Education which analyzed how three women prospective elementary teachers related their experiences of mathematics anxiety while learning to teach mathematics.

  • Exploring how enculturation is experienced by three Chinese adolescents.

    Wednesday, September 7, 2016

    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

    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    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

    Monday, August 1, 2016

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

  • Faculty and student collaborate on joint publication

    Monday, August 1, 2016

    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

    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    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?"

    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    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

    Friday, July 29, 2016

    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

    Thursday, July 28, 2016

    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

    Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    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

    Monday, July 18, 2016

    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...

  • Sobrato Foundation Challenge Grant

    Monday, January 11, 2016

    ExCEL, Excellence in Catholic Education and Leadership, supports the development of Catholic school teachers. The program is a partnership between SCU's School of Education and Counseling Psychology and the Diocese of San Jose. The ExCEL financial model sustainably covers the costs of graduate school tuition, transportation, and basic living expenses, donor funding is critical to support student housing. These annual costs are typically between $10,000 and $13,000 per student. To fill our funding gap, the Sobrato Family Foundation will match gifts and pledges on a 1:1 basis made between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018. Make a Gift. Please click here for more information about ExCEL program.

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    Summer, 2017 Rolling admissions on a space available basis
    Fall, 2017 June 1, 2017
    Winter, 2018 October 10, 2017
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