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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Getting to Know Dr. Julie Olson-Buchanan

The Kremen School of Education and Human Development is welcoming a new face to the team. Dr. Julie Olson-Buchanan has been appointed to serve a one-year appointment as Interim Associate Dean! Are you from Fresno? I am originally from Illinois. I was raised in Naperville, a suburb of Chicago, and earned my degrees at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). I […]

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Better Preparing College Bound Students in Porterville

A Need in Porterville Porterville College has partnered with the San Joaquin Valley Writing Project (SJVWP) to help strengthen the school to college pipeline in the rural Porterville area. According to Dr. Juliet Wahleithner, SJVWP Director, the best way to help students better prepare for college is to better prepare their teachers. Porterville Unified School […]

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Retired Math Teachers Establish Scholarships for Future Educators

Once Jim and Louise Dunaway retired from teaching math in the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District, the couple knew they wanted to help others get into the profession they love. Four years ago, they began contacting their alma maters about establishing scholarships for students pursuing careers in math education. The first round […]

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Child-Friendly Work Environments Make a Difference

How important is a work environment that is accommodating toward parent employees? Very Important! When a staff or faculty member is a parent, after hours meetings can be difficult to attend. Having a child-friendly work environment can make all the difference to a parent. Being able to leave at 3pm to pick up your child, […]

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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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Teaching 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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Leaving a 15 Year Legacy – Dean Paul Beare Retires

Paul Beare, Dean of the Kremen School of Education and Human Development, will retire on June 30 after 15 years of service at Fresno State. During his time at Fresno State, Dr. Beare has made an everlasting impact on the faculty, staff, and students. Over the past 15 years, he has celebrated close to 18,000 […]

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Celebrating Hundreds of Graduates at Convocation

The Kremen School of Education and Human Development celebrated their 2017-2018 Convocation and Hooding Ceremony at the Save Mart Center on Friday, May 18. The following candidates were recognized on stage: Liberal Studies, Wayfinders, T.A.R.G.E.T., Credential, Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree. Relive the moment by watching the full ceremony: Alumni in the News Many of […]

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Williams Syndrome Doesn’t Stop Paul From Working at Future Ford

Paul Yong Jung, a Spring 2018 Wayfinders graduate, says working at Future Ford of Clovis is “great, you just have to be on time”. Paul has recently completed the two-year Wayfinders program. This inclusive postsecondary program at Fresno State is for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have the college experience while learning […]

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