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Reflections on Conversation on Abolitionist Teaching with Dr. Bettina Love

Shoutout to Department of Special Education faculty Saili Kulkarni for sharing her reflections from our Conversation on Abolitionist Teaching with Dr. Bettina Love in November! Bettina Love began her talk quoting W.E.B. Du Bois and how “we who are dark see America in a way that white people cannot.” Du Bois describes this idea of double consciousness or second sight that People of Color possess….

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ICYMI: Lurie College Learning Showcase

Did you miss our Fall 2020 Learning Showcase? Watch the recording of the keynote remarks from Ana Benderas, Director of ELA and Humanities at Quetzal Education Consulting, below and watch the recordings of many of our students’ presentations at sjsu.edu/education/showcase. Academic Life, Book Boat Podcast, Communicative Disorders and Sciences, Community Engaged, Counselor Education, Culturally Sustaining, Events, Graduate Life, Holistic, Interdisciplinary, Student Life, Student Research, Undergraduate…

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Register for our Lurie College K-12 Online Teaching Academy

We established this free K-12 Online Teaching Academy in Summer 2020 in response to the inequities in learning exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.  The 23 Summer 2020 webinar recordings discussed how to build equity and employ emancipatory pedagogies in an online environment, how to utilize various online platforms, and more. We’re planning more free webinars for Friday, January 8, 15, 22, 29, and February 5 from 3-4:30pm…

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Lurie College Student Seeking Research Participants

Counselor Education Department graduate student Briettny Curtner is seeking research participants for her thesis “Misogynoir – Undergraduate Experiences by Black Females.”  The purpose of the study is to provide further research on the impact of systemic racism and sexism on Black and African American women pursuing a bachelor’s degree at SJSU.  To learn more about participating, visit bit.ly/ma-research2020.

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Upcoming Lurie College Program Info Sessions

The time to become a transformative educator, counselor, therapist, school or community leader is now!  The SJSU Lurie College of Education is hosting several upcoming info sessions for prospective students to learn more about our academic opportunities and the details for the Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 application cycles.  Select any of the links below to learn more about how to join the Zoom session…

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Attend our Fall 2020 Lurie College Learning Showcase

Join us on Friday, December 4, from 4-7pm to support students from across Lurie College as they present their research, fieldwork experiences, co-curricular experiences, and more at our semi-annual Learning Showcase! The event will begin with a keynote from Ana Benderas, Director of ELA and Humanities at Quetzal Education Consulting; include a range of student presentations and panels; and conclude with small group discussions and prizes. Learn more…

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Remarks from Dean Heather Lattimer | November 25, 2020

Dear Lurie College Students — As we enter into the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to take a moment to express my admiration and gratitude for each of you. This semester has presented incredible challenges — a global pandemic, massive wildfires, a passionate movement for racial justice, and a contentious election. Throughout it all, you have persisted and found ways to thrive. You’ve demonstrated care and…

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Listen to Episode 9 of the Book Boat Podcast

SJSU Lurie College of Education alumni Alejandra Valencia (MA/Multiple Subject Credential Program) and Jocelyn Rodriguez (MA/Multiple Subject Credential Program) have released the ninth episode of their podcast, The Book Boat!  In this episode, Non-traditional Thanksgiving, they discuss various ways to recognize and celebrate the holiday through the books No Turkey for Thanksgiving and Gracias The Thanksgiving Turkey. Get connected to future episodes and content on YouTube, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Instagram,…

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Watch the Student Social Justice Short Film Festival Winning Films

In recent months, we’ve witnessed a significant amount of advocacy around social justice issues such as addressing racial injustice and systemic racism, greater access to healthcare, home and food insecurity, wealth inequality and unemployment, climate change, and more. With that in mind, Lurie College organized a Student Social Justice Short Film Festival to amplify the voices of middle school, high school, community college, and university…

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Call for Nominations to the SJSU Campus Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CCDEI)

Dear campus community, I am pleased to announce the launch of the nomination process for committee members for the new SJSU Campus Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CCDEI). This inaugural thirty-two person presidential campus standing committee of students, staff, administrators, faculty, and alumni will assess issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion at San José State University. The CCDEI will identify equity gaps and make…

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