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The mission of the School of Education is...
School of Education Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Education is to prepare knowledgeable and effective education professionals to promote excellence and equity with students of diverse talents and cultural backgrounds in rural and urban settings.  We develop professionals who are committed to reflective practice, scholarship, collaborative action, and social justice to take leadership in improving the quality of education for all students. 

Candidates in School of Education programs…

• Demonstrate an ability to work effectively with diverse students, parents, colleagues, staff, and others in the community;
• Develop and maintain safe, positive, and productive educational environments;
• Use research-based practice to inform their work;
• Demonstrate a coherent theoretical framework of learning and human development that supports reflection on their practice;
• Collaborate on efforts to improve education opportunities for all students.

2014-2015 HSU School of Education students are awarded Delta Kappa Gamma Outstanding Student Teacher Awards

Elementary Education Credential student Alyssa Deak (pictured on the left) is awarded the Delta Kappa Gamma Area 1 Outstanding Student Teacher Award. Alyssa will receive a certificate, check for $250, and a brass handbell. Alyssa will compete at the State level for the Chi State award at the next level.

Special Education Credential student Sarah Cory (pictured on the right) is awarded the Area 1 Lily Greer award. Sarah will receive a certificate, $150 check and a teacher mug.

Both students will be honored at the Delta Kappa Gamma meeting on May 19th.

Victoria Munguia: Winner of the William Randolph Hearst Outstanding Achievement Award
Victoria Munguia: Winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award

Humboldt State University graduate Victoria Munguia, a Los Angeles native from an immigrant family, is a winner of the $3000 William Randolph Hearst/CSU Trustee’s Award for Outstanding Achievement 2013. Munguia graduated in May with a major in History and a double minor in English Literature and Teaching English as a Second Language. She plans to take up a career as a history teacher upon completing a student teaching credential program this year. Victoria is enrolled in the online Single Subject credential program at HSU, which allows her to complete her fieldwork component of the program in a high school in Los Angeles while virtually attending courses at HSU.

HSU student Jennifer Robinson is awarded the prestigious DKG Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year Award
Jennifer Robinson DKG Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year Award

Delta Kappa Gamma is an international society for key women educators. Their mission statement: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.

An important goal of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is to encourage excellence in the teaching profession.  The Chi State Outstanding Student Teacher Award Program supports that goal.

Candidates are classroom student teachers under the supervision of a master teacher and a college/university supervisor.

Annually, each Chi State Area selects one candidate to receive the award. 

Elementary Education Credential candidate Jennifer Robinson, who is currently enrolled in the Multiple Subject Credential Program at Humboldt State University, is the recipient of this year’s area 1 award. Area 1 reaches from the Oregon border all the way down to the Bay Area.

Jennifer Robinson has a bachelors degree from Humboldt State University in Environmental Management and Protection with an emphasis in Environmental Education and Interpretation. Jennifer will complete the requirements for a preliminary multiple subject California teaching credential on June 14th, 2013. Jennifer is currently student teaching at Union Street charter school in Arcata, CA. Jennifer is passionate about experiential education, the environment, and the future of our children.