The Week of the Young Child Honors Dr. Benninga

The Central California Chapter of the California Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) has chosen Dr. Jacques Benninga as the 2018 Honoree at the Week of the Young Child reception. Dr. Benninga is a Professor Emeritus/Chair Emeritus for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Kremen School of Education and Human Development. “You have […]

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Creating a Caring Community in the Classroom

Character education is the objective to teach young people how to become responsible, caring and contributors to society. Character education is merely bringing out the best in kids. We believe a teacher’s first moral obligation is to provide excellent instruction. It is also teacher’s duty to help students explore humanity and to value it. “Great […]

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Developing the Knowledge of Teaching Writing

Teachers from all grades and all subjects encounter writing in their classroom. Whether it is writing a formal report, research, note taking or a story, writing is present in all classrooms. But which teacher is responsible for teaching writing? Are teachers prepared to teach students how to write? Dr. Juliet Wahleithner, Co-Director of the San […]

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Fresno City Councilmember Congratulates The Hannigans

Fresno City Councilmember, Paul Caprioglio, recognized Drs. John and Jessica Hannigan at Fresno City Hall on February 8th. Drs. John and Jessica Hannigan, Principal of Ronald W. Reagan Elementary and Assistant Professor at the Kremen School of Education and Human Development,  have written “Don’t Suspend Me!”. This best seller is a tool-kit for alternative discipline methods. […]

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Kremen Night at Men’s Basketball Game

On November 30, 2017 the Kremen School hosted the Men’s Basketball game at the Save Mart Center. The night was full of activities, recognition and fun. Dr. Ignacio Hernandez, faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership, was our honorary coach for the evening. He joined the team in the locker room and sat with them […]

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Day of Giving

Day of Giving was a one-day online fundraising event on Nov. 2, 2017 from midnight to midnight. All members of the Fresno State community participated, including students, parents, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and community leaders. The goal was to have as many participants as possible come together to raise financial support for student success. Fresno State rallied […]

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In Remembrance – Dr. Gail Tompkins

Dr. Gail Tompkins passed away on November 1, 2017. Dr. Tompins was a professor for the LEBSE department from 1989-2004 and served as San Joaquin Valley Writing Project director from 1992-2005. She was a prolific and influential writer about literacy and influenced the practices of many people. Dr. Tompkins authored three books published by Merrill/Prentice Hall: Teaching […]

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National Day on Writing

The City of Fresno declared recognition of October 20 as the National Day on Writing. This day was founded by the National Council of Teachers of English on the premise that writing is critical to literacy but needs greater attention and celebration. Dr. Juliet Wahleithner, Assistant Professor of Literacy and Co-Director of the San Joaquin Valley […]

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40 Under 40 Class of 2017

Garbralle Conroe, adjunct faculty for the MS in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program, has been selected for the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 award presented by Business Street Online! Mrs. Conroe is the only Fresno State employee to be honored in the Class of 2017. The 40 Under 40 award is granted to […]

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2017 Top Dog Alumni Award Gala

The Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala was held on October 13, 2017. The Gala recognizes some of the University’s most accomplished graduates with the highest honor presented by the Fresno State Alumni Association. Dr. Janet Young was recognized as the Kremen School of Education and Human Development’s 2017 Top Dog. “Because of Fresno State, I […]

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