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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.
Student Spotlight | Joanna Gaeta and Samuel Bland
We spoke with our Special Education Department graduate students Joanna Gaeta and Samuel Bland, who were able to collaborate with Assistant Professor Saili Kulkarni on a research project that examines beliefs about disability and race among special education teachers of color.
"Last week’s murder of an unarmed Black man was shocking, horrifying, and infuriatingly familiar. George Floyd and his family have now joined a grievously long list of Black and Brown Americans who have had their lives and their liberties taken away by individuals and systems that perpetuate injustice and inequality..."
With the COVID-19 crisis making it clear how important educators are, Lurie College is kicking of its Educators of Impact initiative to recognize educators for making a transformative difference in the lives of children, families, and communities. Learn about Connie L. Lurie and all of our other nominees!
This summer, Lurie College is hosting a Summer Film Series to bring together students, alumni, faculty, and staff to discuss films around identity. Join us for an upcoming discussion!
We have established our free K-12 Online Teaching Academy for Summer 2020 to support pre-service teacher candidates and current teachers to strengthen their online teaching skills and adapt to our current circumstances.