Lurie College Alumni Teaching Elementary School

You Belong at Lurie College!

At the SJSU Lurie College of Education, we prepare transformative educators, counselors, therapists, school and community leaders.  We do this through an emancipatory approach across our teaching, scholarship, and service.

Lurie College faculty and staff retreat

Lurie College Unveils New Strategic Plan

After months of discussion, deliberation, and reflection from faculty, students, and staff across the Lurie College of Education, our Strategic Planning Committee recently unveiled our new 3-year strategic plan, which focuses our efforts to continue becoming more community engaged, interdisciplinary, culturally sustaining, and holistic.

Recent News

Scholarship recipients DeAnte Whitman and Melody Mann

Scholarship Application Cycle Now Open

All returning and incoming Lurie College of Education undergraduate, graduate, credential, and doctoral students for the 2020-2021 academic year should apply for our scholarships by Friday, May 1!  For the 2019-2020 academic year, we awarded 111 students a median of $1000 and an average of $2469.
Luz Nicacio and Liliana Adler

Student Spotlight: Luz Nicacio and Liliana Adler

We spoke with Child and Adolescent Development undergraduate students Luz and Lily, who received a grant to attend the national Latinx Leads conference, to learn more about their experiences and how they have shaped them going forward.
Roxana Marachi

Lurie College Faculty Published in Washington Post

Shoutout to Department of Teacher Education faculty Roxana Marachi, who was recently published in the Washington Post with Martin Carnoy, a professor of education and economics at Stanford University, for highlighting concerns about Social Impact Bonds!

Upcoming Events

Alumni Panel

What's Next?! Lurie College Alumni Panel

Join us on Wednesday, March 4, at 3pm for a conversation with recent Lurie College graduates, who will share their insights, experiences, and advice on how to get the most out of your undergrad program and...what's next!

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Dine with Dean Heather Lattimer

Dine with Lurie College Dean Heather Lattimer

All SJSU Lurie College of Education students can enter their names for a chance to join Dean Heather Lattimer, a special guest, and a group of students for great conversation and a complimentary meal each month.

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Lurie College Student Organizations

Lurie College Student Google Calendar

Find all of the information you need about upcoming workshops, program info sessions, student organization meetings, and miscellaneous opportunities.

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Meet Our Faculty

Luis Poza

Luis Poza, PhD

Luis Poza's research investigates how beliefs about language, language learning, race, and nation are embedded in educational practice and policy.  He uses qualitative methods, principally ethnography and participant observation, to examine how these ideologies and their curricular and legal manifestations shape students’ experiences in schools.

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Cara Maffini

Cara Maffini, PhD

Cara's is an Associate Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Development.  Her research encompasses intersections of culture, mental health, and trauma particularly among adolescents and emerging adults with a focus on underserved populations.

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Wendy Quach

Wendy Quach, PhD

Wendy Quach is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences.  Her teaching and research focus on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for people with complex communication needs and motor speech disorders.

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