New Scholarship Fund Helps Address South Valley Teacher Shortage

Efforts to address the South Valley teacher shortage are getting a boost from a new scholarship fund available for students transferring from College of the Sequoias into the Integrated Teacher Education Program at Fresno State’s Visalia campus. The program allows students to transfer from a nearby community college (COS, Porterville College or West Hills – Lemoore) and […]

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Children at Fresno State Celebrate Week of the Young Child

Fresno State’s Programs for Children, along with the Huggins Center, celebrated the annual Week of the Young Child (WOYC). Children engaged in a week full of festivities heightening their senses, building on their skills and letting their minds explore through creative activities. The Week of the Young Child, hosted by the National Association of Education for Young […]

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All Special Education Students Deserve Excellent Teachers

For Mr. Warren Bisel, being a special education teacher is challenging but also extremely rewarding. He has the opportunity to impact the lives of his students and their families, and he states that, “special education is a perfect chance to change the world one future at a time.” Bisel is a Fresno State alumnus, graduating […]

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Fresno State Will Help Increase STEM Education in Egypt

Written by: BoNhia Lee, Fresno State University Communications Fresno State will help design and implement a teacher education program in Egypt focusing on science, technology, engineering and math as part of a $24.2 million award from the United States Agency for International Development. Deans and faculty from Fresno State’s Kremen School of Education and Human Development, the College […]

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School Backpack Program Feeds Valley Children

The Central California Food Bank‘s school backpack program provides children in need a backpack on Fridays filled with food to last the weekend. These backpacks provide enough food for a family of four, including breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Children then return on Monday with the backpack empty and receive another backpack filled with food the […]

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Inspiring Girls in STEM Education

Being inspired as a young child can assist in molding a person and their passions. Dr. Carol Fry Bohlin, coordinator of the master’s program in education – curriculum and instruction and professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was inspired by a passionate instructor while pursuing her graduate degree. Dr. Miriam Leiva was Bohlin’s […]

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Oktoberfest Funds Scholarships for Students

The Louise Sorrenti Petrosino Scholarship has been impactful for Marivel Bravo-Mendosa’s life. The Petrosino Scholarship is one of many scholarships that are funded through the Kremen School of Education Alumni and Friends Chapter’s Oktoberfest. This annual event includes a silent auction and ticket sales that assist with raising money for scholarships to give back to […]

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Restoring the Power of Our Students

A few days ago, I woke up to get ready for work. Like any other day, I rubbed my eyes, took a deep sigh, and went to turn off the alarm clock. When I looked at my phone, I noticed the battery wasn’t fully charged. I figured I forgot to connect the charger into my […]

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First-Generation Matters at All Levels of Education

First-generation means many things to the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at Fresno State. Traditionally first-generation means students who are the first in their family to attend and complete an undergraduate degree. But at the Kremen School, it doesn’t end there. First-generation means a student may be the first in their family to […]

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Expanding Teachers in the South Valley Through ITEP

The Fresno State Visalia Campus is now offering the Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP). Students are able to earn a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and a multiple subject teaching credential in only four years without having to leave the South Valley. This program addresses a critical need for well-qualified, highly-committed teachers for learners in schools […]

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