Word creations in Speech-Language Pathology help clients with their goals

Michal Margala CSUSM Speech-Language Pathology Student and art project coordinator shares today’s project… Instead of listing individual goals, the Speech-Language Pathology clients were asked to find one word that would illustrate their individual goals for the next 15 months.  Some of the clients chose words such as positivity, change or joy.  The words were created and are intendedContinue reading “Word creations in Speech-Language Pathology help clients with their goals”

Getting to know John Heckman from the School of Education

John Heckman from the School of Education Multiple Subject Clinical Practice Coordinator ICP Field Practicum Supervisor How long have you been working at CSUSM? This is my ninth year. How did you become interested in Multiple Subject Clinical Practice Coordinator?  I am a retired public school educator and I started as a university supervisor.  I wasContinue reading “Getting to know John Heckman from the School of Education”

Aligning the Common Core for Writing in Dual Language Contexts led by Ana M. Hernández

Teachers and Parents Examine Writing in Dual Language Contexts Three districts unite to provide professional development on Spanish writing to dual language educators. Teachers and administrators from Fallbrook Union Elementary SD, Valley Center-Pauma USD, and Oceanside USD Fallbrook met for their first writing analysis workshop provided by Project ACCEPT, a 5-year $2.56 million grant awardedContinue reading “Aligning the Common Core for Writing in Dual Language Contexts led by Ana M. Hernández”

The School of Education offers Middle-Level Credential Teaching Program for grades 5-9

Math Learning Activities (MLA) Day hosted by CSUSM at the Woodland Park Middle School. Most candidates take/pass CSET (California Subject Examinations for Teachers) in a subject area—English, Math, Science, Social Science, and PE. They are eligible for teaching in high school classrooms, and many graduates are high school teachersso candidates can get both a MultipleContinue reading “The School of Education offers Middle-Level Credential Teaching Program for grades 5-9”

Dr. Irene Diggs, 2017-2019 Distinguished Teacher in Residence supports a multilingual classroom and more

The Distinguished Teachers in Residence (DTiR) program at Cal State San Marcos evolved out of a mutual desire for local school districts to be directly involved in teacher preparation at the university and the faculty’s desire to remain closely connected with schools. The DTiR program has helped create and maintain important linkages between public schoolsContinue reading “Dr. Irene Diggs, 2017-2019 Distinguished Teacher in Residence supports a multilingual classroom and more”

Lisa Bandong, Public Health Professor, awarded the 2017 SDCBC Breastfeeding Champion!

Ms. Bandong received the 2017 San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition’s Breastfeeding Champion award, an annual advocacy award that recognizes community members for their leadership in making breastfeeding a public health priority. She has been a breastfeeding advocate in her personal and professional life having been both a breastfeeding student and employee at the CSU. HerContinue reading “Lisa Bandong, Public Health Professor, awarded the 2017 SDCBC Breastfeeding Champion!”

Meet Brooke Soles, Assistant Professor for Educational Administration in the School of Education

Brooke Soles, Ed.D. Assistant Professor, School of Education I grew up gay and poor in rural Wisconsin. I was the second in my family to earn a bachelor’s degree, my mother graduated with her B.A. only four years before I did. Wisconsin is where I became passionate about equity and access to education. My motherContinue reading “Meet Brooke Soles, Assistant Professor for Educational Administration in the School of Education”

Assistant Professor M. Garrett teaches Multilingual & Multicultural Education at CSUSM

M. Garrett Delavan, Ph.D Assistant Professor School of Education What attracted you to CSUSM? I was attracted to CSUSM because of the collegiality of those I met on campus and the social justice orientation of the School of Education. I also love living in the Borderlands, specifically Vista, where there is a fascinating juxtaposition andContinue reading “Assistant Professor M. Garrett teaches Multilingual & Multicultural Education at CSUSM”

Nursing Faculty, Students Impress New Director

By Eric Breier There was a time earlier this year when Dr. Lorna Kendrick thought she might take a position at another university. That was before she was introduced to the nursing faculty at Cal State San Marcos. “Meeting the faculty here changed my mind about where I wanted to go,” said Kendrick, who beganContinue reading “Nursing Faculty, Students Impress New Director”

See what nursing students are up to @ CSUSM Temecula

  Nursing students practice in their class led by Professor Sally Saites. Elvira Dominguez-Gomez, Ph.D., RN, Lecturer/Assistant Director from our Temecula campus demonstrates how to check a patient’s blood pressure. Elvira is so passionate about her work that she refers to her students as “ducklings”. Students draw body parts and lobes of the lungs on their t-shirts.  Continue reading “See what nursing students are up to @ CSUSM Temecula”