Connie Mosher – Named National Child Care Teacher of the Year

Fresno State’s Joyce M. Huggins Early Education Center is full of children laughing and playing as they engage and explore with the world around them. This is a typical day for Infant/Toddler Master Teacher – Connie Mosher. Mosher has been working at the Huggins Center since 2012 and she uses her educational expertise in early […]

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Dr. Randy Yerrick Named Dean of the Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Dr. Randy Yerrick, known for his collaborative efforts, innovative teaching and implementation of technology in STEM classrooms, has been named the new dean of the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at Fresno State, effective July 1. Yerrick has been an associate dean of the Graduate School of Education and a professor of science […]

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Dr. Alamillo Accepts Deanship at Sonoma State University

The interim dean for the Kremen School of Education and Human Development says she is sad to leave the region she has served most of her career. As a faculty member and executive director for Programs for Children, Dr. Laura Alamillo has seen many changes in education since she came to Fresno State in 2004. […]

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Honoring Retiring Faculty of the Kremen School of Education and Human Development

The retiring faculty at the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at Fresno State have made a significant impact on our school. They are not just retiring but also leaving a legacy of years of work in their departments.  Jeanie L. Behrend, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction 23 Years of Service Dr. […]

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Professor Dedicates Career to Advocating for People ‘On the Outside’

Dr. Jenelle Pitt remembers sitting with her classmates one day in high school as everyone shared news about which colleges they had applied or been accepted to. She was in AP English at the time, and she proudly announced she had been accepted to the University of California, Berkeley. But just as her moment of […]

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Fresno State Receives $1.2M to Prepare Teachers With Computer Science Skills

“Learn computer science. Change the world.” That is the slogan for Code.org, a nonprofit organization that promotes computer science in education and encourages participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Computer science is a growing topic in California K-12 school curricula in regard to how closely it aligns with other subjects such as science, math, English and […]

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Liberal Studies Students Exceed CSU Graduation Goals

Korey Domingos was determined to graduate from college in four years, even if that involved going to school full-time while working two full-time jobs. She said she believes some students who have the ambition and drive to finish in four years are faced with circumstances beyond their control that make it difficult. Domingos credits Fresno […]

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School of Education and Human Development’s Former Dean Dies at Age 81

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Dr. Barbara Burch, former Dean of Fresno State’s School of Education and Human Development and Provost Emeritus of Western Kentucky University (WKU). Burch died at the age of 81 early in the morning on Sunday, January 5. Burch was always driven toward education. She received […]

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Godfrey Takes Role as Kremen School’s Interim Associate Dean

Dr. Kathleen Godfrey will be serving a one-year appointment as the Kremen School of Education and Human Development’s Interim Associate Dean. Dr. Godfrey previously served as the cair of the English department in the College of Arts and Humanities and has been a professor at Fresno State since 1999. Get to know more about Dr. […]

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An Unexpected Opportunity Tracing My Hmong Roots Through China

Written by: Dr. Song Lee, Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation at Fresno State In May of 2019, I traveled to South China Normal University in Guangzhou, China to attend a conference. I presented to a room full of educators on the “Ethnic Identity of Hmong Youths in the United States”. Little did I […]

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