ESM Waiver Approved! No CSET for Multiple Subject Credential

Fresno State’s Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for an Elementary Subject Matter (ESM) Waiver! As a result, Fresno State BA in Liberal Studies students who have graduated on or after Spring 2016 will no longer need to take the CSET in order to […]

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Celebrating Special Education Teachers at the Carolyn Dobbs Awards Reception

The Carolyn Dobbs Special Education Teacher of the Year Award recognizes the importance of the work of special education professionals. The award is named after Mary Carolyn Dobbs (1911 – 2011), a California State University, Fresno alumna, who became a teacher and internationally renowned pioneer in special education. Her selfless work brought significant changes at the […]

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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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Kremen Faculty Present Their Research at the AERA

Faculty do not just teach in the classroom, many are also researchers. Research is profoundly important for the university and our students. Many of our faculty members conduct educational research alongside their teaching responsibilities. Research is a vessel which allows our faculty members to dive into a topic that they are passionate about. Research has been […]

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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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Four Job Offers in One Day

There are many reasons a person decides to go to college; increase their knowledge, become more financially stable, and to have more opportunity. But one of the main reasons people decide to continue their education is to further their career. People want to earn a degree that will get them a job and more importantly […]

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NASPA Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community’s 2018 Outstanding Faculty Award

Congratulations to Dr. Ignacio Hernández! Dr. Hernández, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, received the Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community Outstanding Faculty Award by NASPA. Dr. Hernández received this award because he has contributed significant research and publication that promote the understanding of Latinx/as/os in higher education. He also has the desire to learn in […]

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Angelina Garcia Continues to Inspire Others

Angelina Garcia has been inspiring and motivating people for years. Her story starts at Reedley College where she was studying to complete her Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. Angelina Garcia, 22 years of age, unfortunately discovered she had a brain tumor during her freshman year at Reedley College. Thankfully the tumor was not […]

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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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Building Community For Our Future Teachers

When a student decides they want to become a teacher, their path ideally starts during their Bachelor’s degree. Prerequisites are needed for the teaching credentials and students must plan during their undergraduate coursework in order to appropriately pick their classes. Dr. Frederick Nelson, Chair of the Liberal Studies Department, started a group called The Dog […]

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