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SSU Education Professor Kelly Estrada, left, in the classroom with K-12 students
October 24, 2017

Sonoma State University’s designation as a federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution is paying its first dividends for students, with a $2.75 million grant awarded to the university’s School of Education for preparing more Hispanic school teachers. 

The grant from the U.S....

Better Together Teacher Summit
July 20, 2017

On July 28, nearly 10,000 teachers will visit 21 California State University campuses and other host sites to share innovative strategies that empower PreK-12 teachers and build strong communities to positively impact students during the Better Together: California Teachers Summit.

“The...

Carlos Ayala and Jessica Parker take a selfie at the Nation of Makers conference at the White House.
June 16, 2015

Sonoma State University's School of Education was invited to the White House Friday morning to discuss the Obama administration's Maker Schools Alliance. U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and Maker movement founder Dale Doughtery were among the those speaking at the conference, which...

carlos ayala speaking at the education summit
August 7, 2015

The Better Together California Teachers Summit gathered 20,000 K-12 educators for a one-day collaborative conference at universities across the state last week, with 200 teachers meeting at Sonoma State University to watch simulcast keynote sessions and participate in localized "Ed Talks" on...

March 28, 2012

The School of Education at Sonoma State University successfully completed its national and state accreditation review with a stellar performance that the university president described as "hitting a home run with the bases loaded." The School of Education prepares teachers and principals for the...

March 19, 2012

Teaching English in another country is becoming a popular post-graduation career option, one that is exciting, rewarding and even life-changing.

The School of Education TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Masters Degree Program will hold an informational meeting about...

December 7, 2011

A middle school science teacher uses Google Earth to map numerous elements on the periodic table.

A high school history teacher employs a Flickr gallery to analyze Russian propaganda during the Cold War.

A middle school English teacher relies on blogs to stimulate student...

woman holding up paper fox mask
February 16, 2016

With handmade circuit boards and 3D printers on hand, teachers from Sonoma County gathered to demonstrate their innovative approaches to engaging students through technology at Sonoma State University's Teacher Technology Showcase on Feb. 11.

Carlos Ayala, dean of Sonoma State's School of...

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