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Expanding Minds, Transforming Lives

The School of Education seeks to promote educational success and achievement of diverse learners of all ages through our research, teaching, and service activities that foster learning and development in and out of school.

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68 Lecturers o

35 Professional and Support Staff o

17 Affiliated Faculty o

4 Visiting Scholars o

6 Postdoctoral Scholars

Rachel Baker Constance Iloh Jade Jenkins

Emily Penner Sandra Simpkins

Di Xu

Quality Indicators

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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Major Grants

Advancing the Use of Digital Museum Assets and Tools in K-12

Classrooms

Carnegie Corporation

Combined Cognitive and Motivational Interventions for ADHD

Individuals: Achievement and Classroom Behavior Outcomes

USDE IES

Digital Scaffolding for English Language Arts

USDE IES

From Keystrokes to Achievement Scores: The Main, Mediating, and Moderating Effects of Computer Use on Writing

Spencer Foundation

Hispanics in the Pipeline: Foundations of Persistence from

Middle School to STEM Careers

NSF

Increasing School Readiness through a Head Start-University

Partnership

Haynes Foundation

Investigating Virtual Learning Environments

NSF HER

Using Baby Books to Improve Maternal and Paternal Parenting and Child Outcomes

NICHD

Working Memory Training in Older Adults

NIH/NIA

123 Graduates in First Year (June 2015)

585 Declared Undergraduate Majors (Fall 2015)

• 70% 1 st generation to pursue a college degree

48% URM

Most diverse program on UCI campus

“My time within the Education Sciences program made me realize that my goal in life is to give students the opportunity to be curious about the world they live in, to foster their interest in their own education, and to prepare them to be understanding and tolerant of those around them.”

Ashley Leung

94 Awarded Since 2012

Provides

• Basic knowledge in child/adolescent development

Theory, research, and evaluation of afterschool programs/activities

• Practical skills working in AS centers

“Kids in afterschool programs are a great target population, considering they don't always have the proper resources or help they could use.”

Jenel Lao

STEM Degree + Teacher Credential in 4 Years

59 Graduates

• 75% teach in a high-needs school

100% retention among teachers in high-needs schools

• #1 in western region

2015: recognized by President Obama’s White House Initiatives on Educational

Excellence for Hispanics

“The CalTeach program prepared me so well that even before graduating, I was offered a job teaching high school math.”

Kim Ngo

New Format Replaces Standalone Credential Program

14 months

• Extensive field-based experience in K-12 classrooms

Close monitoring by highly trained supervisors

• Explicit links between theory and practice

“UCI’s Master of Arts in Teaching helped influence my drive for an equitable classroom.  I’m willing to go the extra mile for every student in my  classroom.”

David Monge

Number of Ph.D. Applications

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37 Graduates

72 Current Students

Student Productivity from Sept.

2014 – June 2015

• 48 articles published/in press

• 45 articles under review

94 presentations at conferences

Ph.D. Student Honors

Eugene Cota Robles Fellowship

• Provost Ph.D. Fellowship

Graduate Opportunity Fellowship

SRCD Dissertation Award

Faculty Mentor Program Sponsorship

Public Impact Fellowships

National Science Foundation

East Asia & Pacific Fellowship

• AERA OST Emerging Scholar Award

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Chancellor’s Club Dissertation Fellowship

President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship

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Advanced Learning Academy

Children’s Hospital of Orange

County

Crystal Cove Alliance

Garden Grove Unified School District

Online Toolbox: Afterschool and

Summer Outcomes

Orange County Head Start

St. Margaret’s Episcopal School

Samueli Charter High School

UC Irvine Child Development Center

Centers

Center for Learning in the Arts, Sciences, and Sustainability

Center for Research on Teacher Development and Professional

Practice

Labs

Adolescent Literacy Lab

California Motivation Project (CAMP)

Development in Social Context Lab

Digital Learning Lab

Learning to Notice Teaching and Learning

Out-of-School Time Research Laboratory

Social Emotional Development Lab

STEM Learning and Praxis Lab

Working Memory and Plasticity Lab

11 million USDE Office of Innovation & Improvement

35,000+ teachers from 90 school districts and

15 colleges/universities

1500+ students: Summer 2015

650+ attendance: Fall 2015

Using Technology to Transform Learning

50th Anniversary Celebration in Aldrich Park

50th Anniversary Festival of Discovery

Forum on Teacher Education

SoE Alumni Spring Alumni Event & Job Fair

Hunan Education Delegation Visit

Nacka, Sweden Education Delegation Visit

Celebration of Teaching Awards

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Jeff Johnston: Outstanding UCI Lecturer

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Cathery Yeh: Most Promising Future Faculty Member

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Penelope Collins: Outstanding Teacher

UCI Lauds & Laurels Distinguished Alumni: Jeneen Graham

Erin Gruwell “Freedom Writers” Premiere Screening

Irvine Museum Tour and Reception

32 Brownbag Presentations

15 Teachers of Tomorrow Meetings

9 Ph.D. Professional Development Seminars

9 ADSE Meetings (Associate Doctoral Students in Education)

3 Cal Teach Breakfasts

2 Dean's Advisory Board Meetings

2 Leadership Council Meetings

2 Alumni Executive Council Meetings

1 Doctoral Student Celebration

1 UC Mentor Teacher Dinner

1 CalTeach Celebration Dinner

1 BAES Honors Breakfast

1 Stepping Down Ceremony: Dean Deborah Lowe Vandell

Using Technology to Transform Learning

Promoting Early Childhood Learning and Development

Fostering Literacy in a Diverse Society

Strengthening Competencies in Math and Science

Researching Brain Processes, Motivation, and Development

Transforming Education of Tomorrow’s Teachers

Expanding Learning Opportunities: Afterschool and Summer

Programs

Remaking the University

Supporting Community Partnerships

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