Stay Cool Lurie College!

We hope you’re having a great summer! The Lurie College Dean’s Office is still open from 9 to 4:30pm everyday! We are excited to see you in the Fall! Enjoy the break!

Join CSU Long Beach at the Educators Summit

San Jose State is partnering with the Northern California Hub and CSU Long Beach to host an interdisciplinary panel on youth experiencing homelessness, child welfare, & juvenile justice featuring the speakers above! Join them on July 29th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at CSU Long Beach, virtual options are also available. RSVP here! If you have a proposal for a speaker, please fill out this form here!

Be A Part of the Transformative Leadership Minor

Are you interested in a new minor? Join the Transformative Leadership Minor. If you want to learn how to be a transformative leader in all spaces you are consider this minor. They are having information session every Thursday for the rest of May. Register for the Information session HERE!

Win Raffle Prizes at the End Of Semester Kickback

Come out to the Lurie Colleges End of Semester Kickback and enter in a chance to win some raffle prizes! Join us on Tuesday May 17th from 4-6 pm in the Sweeney Hall Courtyard! We are so excited to see you and celebrate what a year we have had.

Join our End of the Semester Kickback

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to this end-of-semester celebration with food, music, prizes, and games! This will be a great opportunity to connect and relax after a busy semester. Graduating students will especially be encouraged to attend and to take pictures with faculty and their classmates with commencement one week away. Please be sure to confirm your attendance on this invitation. If you have any dietary restrictions, let us know at luriecollege@sjsu.edu. Thank you!

Join Senator Dave Cortese’s 19th Annual Bus Trip

Join Senator Dave Cortese’s 19th Annual Bus Trip to Sacramento on Wednesday May 18th, 2022!

Senator Cortese is excited to announce the first in-person 19th Annual Sacramento Bus Trip for Education since before the pandemic.

For nearly two decades, each year following the May Revision of the State Budget, the Bus Trip has successfully provided groups of education advocates, students and community members here in Senate District 15 the opportunity to travel to the State Capitol to meet directly with State Officials and Legislators, learn about current legislation and discuss education as a state budget priority. Lastly, this is a great chance to engage with Senator Cortese regarding your education priorities as he is a member of the Senate Education Committee.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday May 18th, 2022. This will be an all-day event that includes free transportation to and from the State Capitol in Sacramento and lunch will be provided in co-sponsorship with Silicon Valley Education Foundation.

The link to RSVP is: TINYURL.COM/SACBUSTRIP

When: Wednesday May 18th, 2022

Buses Depart from San Jose State University: 6:00am
Address: San Jose State University Park and Ride Lot at 1281 S 7th St

Bus Returns to San Jose: By 6:00pm

Where: California State Capitol, West Lawn, Sacramento

Listen to Dean Heather Lattimer on KQED

Our very own Lurie College Dean, Heather Lattimer is on KQED to talk about Teaching Tough Subjects!! We are so proud!

“When I was growing up, my father and I engaged in vigorous debates around the dinner table, often taking polar opposite positions on local and national issues. Sometimes those discussions led me to re-think my beliefs. Other times they reaffirmed them. Always they pushed me to learn and grow. And they strengthened the love and respect that my father and I felt for one another.”

Learn about Creating an Inclusive Climate

Join and learn about Creating an Inclusive Climate: Queering Our Classrooms and Our Campus on Friday, March 25th from 10am-12pm. This training will provide information about gender and sexuality, best practices for creating affirming and supportive classrooms and extracurricular spaces, and insight gained from surveys and interviews with SJSU students about their experiences on campus and in the classrooms. This will be hosted by Kyoung Mi Choi and Robert Marx along with SJSU students! Register here!

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Come out to Earth Gay

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Come and join in a conversation as the Pride Center and Lurie College team up to talk about how to be an ally, actionable steps to be an ally, how to support Trans and Nonbinary People, and Polyamory and Ethical Non-Monogamy. Join us on April 22nd, from 10-12pm. Register here!

Apply for the SJSU College Corps

The SJSU Center for Community Learning and Leadership is now hiring for the CaliforniansForAll College Corps. Apply now to join a fun, innovative, and creative team of fellow students to provide computer programming enrichment for underserved third through sixth graders attending after-school programs. No programming experience
necessary! Learn more on how to apply here! Applications will be open until all spaces are filled.

 

Join the Strategic Plan Steering Committee

Strategic Plan Grant | Apply by Fri., April. 15

Students are encouraged to apply for Lurie College Strategic Plan Seed Grants for 2022-23. These grants are designed to advance the priorities articulated in our strategic plan. We are also seeking 4 students to participate on the strategic plan steering committee to review and help award grant funding. This is the committee will meet via zoom during April and May. The total time commitment is approx. 10-15 hours. There is a $250 stipend for student steering committee members. Please contact Ana Paz-Rangel if you are interested in joining. Please join us!

Join the Transformative Leadership Minor Info Session!

Thinking about a new minor? Learn more about the Transformative Leadership Minor! Join their upcoming informational session on Wednesday, March 16th from 4:30pm-5:30pm! There will be more dates to come as well!

To register for the session click here!

Click here if you are interested in the Minor!

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Learn about Communicating With Your Child About Tough Stuff

Talking to our children can be so hard sometimes! Join the Healthy Development Clinic about Communicating With Your Child About Tough Stuff. They will be hosting these workshops on February 28th, March 1st in Spanish, and March 2nd in Vietnamese.

Join the workshop here!

Attend our Intersectional Disability Studies Speaker Series

 

Join our Intersectional Disbaility Studies Speaker Series on Monday, March 14 from 4-5pm on Zoom! Learn from 12-year old Helena Lourdes Donato-Sapp, self-declared “Black Girl Scholar”‘ who uses her art and voice for social, economic, and environmental justice. To learn more about Helena Lourdes Donato-Sapp click here!

Register for the event here.

Join the First Club Meeting for ESAN

The Early Childhood Student-Alumni Network is having its first meeting of Soring 2022. Come and learn about ESAN’s plans for student engagement this semester on February 16 at 4-4:30. Click here to join the zoom!

 

Join the Institute of Emancipatory Education Workshop

Join the Institute of Emancipatory Education in their Pedagogies of Community Cultural Wealth Workshop Series. Join Dr. Lori D. Patton with Drs. Rivers, Farmer-Hinton, Lewis, Haynes, Jenkins, and High School Scholar Dallas Watson as they speak on Black Women Scholars Deconstructing What it Means to Educate and Be Educated in Urban Educational Environments. It will be on Wednesday, February 9th at 4 PM on Zoom. Click here to register. 

Join the Antiracist Leadership Course!

Looking for a class to add to your schedule for the spring semester? Check out EDLD 130: Antiracist Leadership: Cases, Frameworks, and Praxis with Dr. Jolynn Asato! This class can help everyone expand as leaders and give you an opportunity to share your work and passions! Be a part of a learning community to co-construct this class and design a social action plan. This class will be offered on Mon/Wed from 9:00-10:15 am.

Course Description: This course explores historical and contemporary cases of antiracist action, for example, the Montgomery bus boycott and the elimination of the Oakland Unified School District’s police department. Course members study models of leadership from a variety of frameworks, such as Kendi’s on antiracism, and use them to engage in intersectional analysis.

New Lurie College Higher Ed Leadership MA and Teaching Certificate Programs

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Our new MA program prepares higher education leaders through an equity-minded praxis approach to engage in transformative thinking and practice with the goal of disrupting how power, in the form of racism, classism, sexism, and related oppressions intersect to (re)produce and sustain disparate higher educational opportunities.  The first cohort of our 1-year program will begin in Summer 2022.  Learn more about the program and how to apply by March 1 at sjsu.edu/edleadership/academics/highered-leadership

Our Higher Education Teaching Certificate focuses on developing postsecondary faculty’s culturally-sustaining and responsive pedagogical knowledge grounded in social justice, equity, and inclusion. Students will enroll in a foundations course that examines the development and knowledge of theories related to diversity, equity and inclusion in U.S. higher education; a teaching methods course grounded in culturally-sustaining pedagogies; and a teaching fieldwork experience where students will put into practice culturally-sustaining and responsive teaching methodologies.  The first cohort of our 9 unit program will begin in Summer 2022.  Learn more about the program and how to apply by April 1 at sjsu.edu/edleadership/academics/certificate

Lurie College Faculty Publishes Opinion Piece

Congratulations to Counselor Education department faculty Kyoung Mi Choi, who recently published “The Invisibility of International LGBTQ+ Students on U.S. Campuses” on Visible Magazine.

“Based on my personal and professional experiences, I offer the following suggestions for faculty and staff to support international LGBTQ+ students on campuses:

Become familiar with common issues of international LGBTQ+ individuals, including fear of consequences after returning home, unfamiliarity with LGBTQ+ terminology, difficulties in developing intimate relationships, lack of knowledge of resources, and legal issues.

Be knowledgeable about LGBTQ+ movements and advocacy activities around the globe. Create trust and build allyship with international students and gently invite them to discuss complex and sensitive topics by asking questions like, “What are the norms around gender and sexuality in your home country?” or “What kinds of culture clashes or new ideas might they be exposed to on campus?”

Lastly, be an advocate for international LGBTQ+ students. Develop comprehensive cultural competency training that increases the awareness of the unique needs of international LGBTQ+ students and make inclusive campus policies to protect those students legally and culturally while studying in U.S. higher education.”

SJSU Lurie College of Education Counselor Education Department Faculty Kyoung Mi Choi

Lurie College Faculty Featured in Univision Story

Eduardo Muñoz-Muñoz Univision Interview

Teacher Education Department faculty and SJSU Critical Bilingual Authorization Program Coordinator Eduardo Muñoz-Muñoz was featured in the Univision story “Distritos escolares de California podrían eliminar las calificaciones ‘D’ y ‘F’” / “California school districts could eliminate ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades” – watch the full interview on the Univision website.

Watch our Institute for Emancipatory Education Speaker Series: Dr. David Stovall

Watch out Institute for Emancipatory Education speaker series! Dr. David Stovall talks about the constructs of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and Abolition to consider emancipatory education. If we are trying to create an education that liberates those who experience white supremacy in the form of isolation, marginalization, and dehumanization, we must be clear about the current socio-political moment. We must be willing to take away lessons of history to build a praxis (action and reflection in the world in order to change it) centered on the needs of our communities. Any struggle for change, time, space, and will is central moving forward.

Attend Our SJSU Ethnic Studies Collaborative Conversation

Join our SJSU Ethnic Studies Collaborative on Thursday, December 2, on Zoom for a conversation with Shadae Mallory, writer, educator, and social justice advocate who recently published children’s book (ages 6-9) focused on the history of the civil rights movement. You can register for this event at tinyurl.com/ShadaeMallory.

About the Author

Shadae B. Mallory, MA, is a writer, educator, and social justice advocate. They also work as a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant and as a freelance writer. The History of the Civil Rights Movement is Shadae’s debut novel. You can follow them online at ShadaeMallory.com.

SJSU Lurie College of Education Ethnic Studies Collaborative Shadae Mallory

Lurie College Faculty Publishes Advocacy Piece

Shoutout to Child and Adolescent Development faculty Robert Marx, who published “Collective Memory for Queer and Trans Liberation” in Visible Magazine!

“Collective memory and intergenerational connection are the healing antidote to the forces of capitalism, White supremacy, and heteropatriarchy that aim to keep us too busy and downtrodden to see our own capacity to upend systems that work for only a very few. Just as I learned about my grandmother’s memories and ways of navigating oppression, so too does learning the ways of life of our queer and trans ancestors offer us a way to radically alter the material conditions which govern our lives and limit us.”

SJSU Lurie College of Education Child and Adolescent Development Faculty Robert Marx Visible Magazine

Lurie College Faculty Co-Authors Book

Congratulations to Teacher Education faculty Allison Briceño, who has co-authored a forthcoming book, Conscious Classrooms: Using Diverse Texts for Inclusion, Equity and Justice Professional Development, which has been written to help teachers to include diverse texts and to support them in developing an equity lens in the classroom.

Attend Our Institute for Emancipatory Education Webinar

Join our SJSU Lurie College of Education Institute for Emancipatory Education on Monday, November 15, from 5-6:30pm for “Critical Race Theory and Abolition: Struggle and the Praxis of Emancipatory Education” with Dr. David Stovall!  Learn more and RSVP at sjsu.edu/education/community/iee