Contact Lurie College

Contact Lurie College

Contact us or stop by one of our offices in SJSU's Sweeney Hall to learn more about how to become part of the Lurie College of Education family - our diverse and experienced staff are happy to assist you!

SJSU Connie L. Lurie College of Education

One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0071

SJSU Lurie College of Education Sweeney Hall

Dean's Office

Sweeney Hall (SH) 103 | luriecollege@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3600 | @sjsulurie

  • Heather Lattimer, Ed.D. | Dean
  • Marcos Pizarro, Ph.D. | Associate Dean
  • Ana Paz-Rangel | Executive Analyst to the Dean's Office
  • Sarah Arreola | Director of Resources and Operations
  • Maria Muñoz | Associate Resource Analyst
  • Janene Perez | Director of Alumni Engagement
  • Katelyn Ennis | Community Engagement Specialist
  • Sherilyn Williams | Administrative Support Coordinator
  • Dilynn DiLeonardo | HonorsX Analyst

Lurie College Technical Support Office

SH 432 | 408-924-3640 | Open a Help Ticket

  • April Lee | IT Consultant

Assessment, Accreditation, and Credentials Services Office

SH 445 | credentials@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3541

  • Isabel Vallejo, Ed.D. | Director of Assessment and Accreditation
  • Ha Thai | Senior Credential Analyst
  • Catherine Davis | Credential Analyst

Lurie College Student Success Center

SH 106 | LurieCollege-SuccessCenter@sjsu.edu | 408-924-2700

  • Francesca Teixeira | Lead Graduation and Retention Specialist
  • Angela Iraheta | Student Success Center Advisor

Child & Adolescent Development Dept.

SH 201 | childdev@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3718

  • Emily Slusser, Ph.D. | Department Chair
  • Connie Kim | Administrative Analyst
  • Bryon McIntyre | Administrative Support Coordinator

Communicative Disorders & Sciences Dept.

SH 115 | communicative-disorders-sciences@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3688

  • Nidhi Mahendra, Ph.D. | Department Chair
  • Cynthia Van Laar | Director of Clinical Education
  • Cindy Aubrey | Administrative Support Coordinator
  • Edith Urbano | Administrative Support Coordinator

Counselor Education Dept.

SH 404 | counselor-ed@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3634

  • Jason Laker, Ph.D. | Department Chair

Ed.D. Leadership Program

SH 401 | edd-leadership@sjsu.edu | 408-924-4098

  • Ferdie Rivera, Ph.D. | Interim EdD Program Director
  • Annie Nobuhiro | Program Analyst

Educational Leadership Dept.

SH 219 | edleadership@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3616

  • María Ledesma, Ph.D. | Department Chair
  • Jessica Ultreras Ruiz | Administrative Support Coordinator
  • Zahira Ramirez | Administrative Support Coordinator
  • Caroline Ouyang | Advisor

Special Education Dept.

SH 204 | specialed@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3700

  • Lisa Simpson, Ed.D. | Department Chair
  • Suchi Bhunia | Administrative Support Coordinator

Teacher Education Dept.

SH 305 | teacher-education@sjsu.edu | 408-924-3771

  • David Whitenack, Ph.D. | Department Chair
  • Marie Kochevar | Administrative Support Coordinator
  • Katelyn Zamarron | Records Specialist

Field Experience Office

SH | --- | 408-924-2300 

  • Colleen Sanchez, MA | Field Placement & Special Projects Coordinator
  • Dena Sexton, Ph.D. | Director
  • Lynda Haliburton | Administrative Support Coordinator
  • Fred Tovar | Administration/Recruitment Coordinator
  • Kristy Cross | CalTPA Coordinator