About Us


Advancing social justice in schools and communities through excellence in education.


The School of Education provides transformative educational experiences through teaching, research, and key initiatives. We prepare undergraduates, graduate students, and credential candidates to advocate for social justice in their learning and throughout their careers so that students, schools, and communities flourish.

Core Values

  • We believe that examining and respecting human differences is central to educational inclusivity.

  • We believe that collaboration and community partnerships strengthen our work.

  • We take a critical and reflective stance in light of educational and social inequities.

  • We are committed to equity and access in education for all.

  • We promote meaningful learning through theoretically sound and research-based pedagogies.


School of Education Nondiscrimination Policy

California State University does not discriminate on the basis of age, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity (including color, caste and ancestry), religion (or religious creed), and veteran or military status in all education programs and activities operated by the University (both on and off campus), including admissions, retention, graduation and the awarding of credentials – as these terms are defined in Interim CSU Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Exploitation, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking and Retaliation in its programs and activities, including admission and access. Federal and state laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Equity in Higher Education Act, prohibit such discrimination. Please see SSU's Catalogue for a complete statement of the School's Nondiscrimination Policy.


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