Teaching Credential Student Leads Pride Week Events

Written by: Esra Hashem, Fresno State Marketing Strategist For teaching credential student Kiana Medina, school has always been a sanctuary. “I was never really social. I never really socially fit in … I was bullied a lot. But I found my home in what was academia,” she said. As a child, the Fresno native bonded […]

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Increasing Bilingual and Latinx Teachers in the Valley

Monica Garcia hasn’t attended her first day of college yet — but she already has a path mapped out that will allow her to start at a junior college, transfer to Fresno State and eventually become a bilingual teacher in the San Joaquin Valley. Garcia will start this fall at Fresno City College, where she […]

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Dean’s Medalist on Track to Teach Fourth Grade at Fresno Unified

Kaylee Gutierrez has distinguished herself as an outstanding student and service leader. As the Kremen School of Education and Human Development’s 2018-2019 Undergraduate Dean’s Medalist, she is a leader both academically and in service, and envisions herself providing access to children. Her work at Fresno State and in the community exemplifies the highest level of dedication […]

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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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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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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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New Faculty Add Wide Range of Knowledge to the Kremen School

The Kremen School of Education and Human Development is proud to welcome nine new faculty members to Fresno State. With backgrounds ranging from school counseling services in the Caribbean to supporting LGBTQ students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Kremen School is gaining a variety of skills and plethora of knowledge. Dr. Rohit Mehta Assistant Professor, Department […]

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Passionate for Science, Mrs. Click Becomes All-Star Teacher of the Year Finalist

It was a Thursday night in late June at AT&T Park. The San Francisco Giants were preparing for their series opener against the San Diego Padres. Mrs. Jennifer Click, Fresno State graduate student studying Curriculum and Instruction, prepared to go on the field for the NBC Sports All-Star Teacher of the Year ceremony. Mrs. Click […]

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Teacher Credential Grads Make Writing Exciting for Their Students

The San Joaquin Valley Writing Project’s New Teachers’ Writing Collaborative (NTWC) demonstrates how new teachers can better engage their students in writing. Ultimately helping them become effective writing teachers. The NTWC is open to all new teachers in the Central Valley who are between pre-service and their fourth year of teaching. This year’s NTWC, held in June, was full […]

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Teacher Credential Faculty Take Data Into Their Own Hands

Lisa Bennett and Cathy Yun were writing a grant proposal when it hit them: they couldn’t answer their most important questions with the data they had. Bennett, the coordinator of the multiple subject teacher credential program at Fresno State’s Kremen School of Education, and Yun, the coordinator of the school’s early childhood education teacher credential program, […]

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