Sunday, April 8, 2018
On April 21, 2018, over 350 educators from Bay Area public, charter and Catholic schools will spend the day at Santa Clara University participating in hands-on educational workshops and dynamic keynote speakers. This year's theme is Language, Culture, and Identity in the Education of Latinx Students, and will focus on improving our work with Latinx and English Language Learner students. Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade is one of the Keynote Speakers.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Oscar Jiménez-Castellanos was appointed the inaugural director of the new Latinx Education Research Center (LERC) at Santa Clara University’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology, where he will lead a multipronged effort to improve the education and well-being of Latino and Latina (Latinx) children, families and communities at the regional, state, and national level.
Monday, February 5, 2018
In February, Pedro Hernández-Ramos, Associate Professor of Education and the School of Education and Counseling Psychology hosted the International Project Based Learning Conference at Santa Clara University. Hundreds of people came from all corners of the globe to learn about ideas for structuring learning through discovery and the deeper understandings that result. In just one session alone, I learned about classrooms in Australia, Seattle, and Belgium and how teachers are exploring ways to provide opportunities for students to guide their own learning and the powerful impact that has. You will learn more about this conference and our faculty and student contributions below.
Monday, October 23, 2017
Dorian Llywelyn, S.J., is the executive director of the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, which runs the Thriving Neighbors Initiative.
Monday, October 2, 2017
Kathy Stoehr, Ph.D. has received a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation for her project called "Let's Talk About Math: Parents and Teachers Talking and Doing Math Together."
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Marco Bravo, Ph.D. and Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica, Ph.D. have secured a $2.3M grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance teacher preparation for dual language environments. In this grant, both pre-service teachers and teachers in the field will learn how to help children learn academic English within the context of math instruction. This grant will enhance our work with our students, help us engage our community partners in learning, further faculty research, and build our national reputation.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
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 students to become Catholic school teachers. $20,000 will fund a teacher for one year. The Sobrato Family Foundation will match gifts and pledges on a 1:1 basis made between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018.
Friday, May 26, 2017
The American Psychological Association (APA) published a fact sheet developed by Professor Jasmin Llamas Ph.D. about working with ethnic minorities who have experienced trauma. APA also produced a videotaped interview of Llamas that provides an overview of important clinical considerations when working with ethnic minorities who have had experience with trauma.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Dave Feldman was recently appointed the J. Thomas and Kathleen L. McCarthy Professor.
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.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Dale G. Larson, Ph.D. was a keynote speaker at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization "2017 NHPCO's Interdisciplinary Conference". His Closing Plenary was "Secrets at the End of Life",
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.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Professor Marco Bravo, Ph.D. has recently published several peer-reviewed journal articles on the importance of language in education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jerrold Lee Shapiro Ph.D.: "Pragmatic Existential Counseling and Psychology: Intimacy, Intuition, and the Search for Meaning"
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Jerold Lee Shapiro Ph.D.'s recent publication combines the concepts of positive psychology and strength-based therapy and looks at them through an existentialist lens. The literature provides the reader with accessibility to the pragmatic, wide-stage model that provides a human connection between the author and the reader.