2 The annual Dean’s State of the School address is shared with faculty, staff, students, and community partners. The address summarizes the past year’s accomplishments and communicates goals for the coming year.
3 Our MissionThe School of Education seeks to promote educational success and achievement of diverse learners of all ages through our research, teaching, and service activities that foster learning and development in and out of school.
4 A School of Education for the Future TechnologyA School Grounded in Interdisciplinary CollaborationsPsychology ● Neuroscience ● Economics ● Sociology Linguistics ● Learning Sciences ● Humanities ● Informatics
5 Who We Are People 23 Senate Faculty 69 Lecturers 35 Professional and Support Staff18 Affiliated Faculty5 Visiting Scholars
6 Welcome to New Faculty!Drew BaileyMaria Rosales-Rueda
7 Faculty SynergiesLearning, Cognition, & Development (Psychology, Neuroscience, & Learning Sciences)Education Policy & Social Context(Sociology & Economics)Language, Literacy, & Technology(Informatics & Linguistics)Early ChildhoodBailey, Collins, Reich, VandellDuncan, Farkas, Rosales-RuedaBlack, Mancilla-MartinezK-12 LiteracyCollinsBrouilletteBlack, Lawrence, Mancilla-Martinez, Olson, WarschauerK-12 Math & ScienceBailey, Conley, Eccles, Kang, Sandholtz, Santagata, Sengupta-Irving, Vandell, van EsBrouillette, Domina, Duncan, FarkasK-12 Brain Processes, Motivation & DevelopmentConley, Eccles, Jaeggi, VandellConchas, DuncanAfterschool & SummerEccles, VandellConchas, FarkasLawrenceHigher EducationKang, Sandholtz, Sengupta-Irving, van EsConchas, Domina, DuncanWarschauerNote: Currently, teacher education is embedded within the grid; however, faculty are discussing whether teacher education should be reflected separately—vertically or horizontally. Other schools of education have teacher education on the vertical axis.
9 Quality Indicators Grants and Contracts Current Research Funding • $31,000,0002014 – 2015 (July 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015)30 Proposals50 Proposals36 Proposals33 Proposals41 Proposals
10 US News & World Report Rankings Quality IndicatorsUS News & World Report Rankings
11 Our Programs Undergraduate SCH B.A. in Education Sciences • 300 Declared Majors (Fall 2014)• 772 Applicants for Fall 2015Minor in Educational Studies• 286 Graduates (Spring 2014)Certificate in AfterschoolEducation• 42 Awarded (Spring 2014)
12 Teacher Education at UCI Our ProgramsTeacher Education at UCI3 Pathways
13 California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) UCI Passed with Flying Colors in Spring 2014Highlights from the Accreditation ReviewAll programs functioning as a cohesive unitRobust collection, analysis, and application of dataStrong relationships with the communityStrong curriculum that incorporates Common Core standardsIntegration of Senate faculty research into curriculum and practice
14 National Council on Teacher Quality 2014 National Rankings of 800Teacher Education ProgramsUCI’s Cal Teach Math & Science Program Ranked#1 in California#8 in U.S.
15 Number of Ph.D. Applications Ph.D. in EducationNumber of Ph.D. Applications30 Graduates71 Current StudentsStudent Productivity in65 articles published/in press24 articles under review122 presentations at conferences
16 Community Partnerships The Academy Charter High SchoolUC Irvine Child Development CenterSt. Margaret’s Episcopal SchoolGarden Grove Unified School DistrictOrange County Head StartChildren’s Hospital of Orange CountyOnline Toolbox: Afterschool and Summer OutcomesPartnerships with 28 Regional School Districts
17 UCI Writing Project Carol Booth Olson 11 million USDE Office of Innovation & Improvement38 Years of Programs for Teachers:Summer Institutes35,000+ teachers from 90 school districts and15 colleges/universities30 Years of Programs for PreK-12:Summer Youth Program2000+ students: Summer 201421 Years of Annual Conference for Teachers650+ attendance: Fall 2014
18 2013-14 Goals Offer Undergraduate Major Recruit Two Senate Faculty (Early Childhood; Learning and Cognition)Hire Full-Time SoE Advancement OfficerExpand Teacher Education ProgramsTransform SoE Communications: Website Redesign, Social Media Presence, Coordination of “Message”
19 2013-14 Goals Offer Undergraduate Major Recruit Two Senate Faculty (Early Childhood; Learning and Cognition)Hire Full-Time SoE Advancement OfficerExpand Teacher Education ProgramsTransform SoE Communications: Website Redesign, Social Media Presence, Coordination of “Message”
20 Director of Development Director of Student Affairs Welcome to New Staff!Mike KhuuSenior Contracts andGrants AnalystJenel LaoDirector of OnlineProgramsPatricia ColletteAssistant DeanMichelle DraméDirector of DevelopmentRhett LoweProgrammerKevin ReimerDirector of Student AffairsLuther TolbertFacilities Manager
21 Welcome to New Administrative Support! Emily YuAdministrative AssistantJamie Blanchard-PolingAdministrative SpecialistJennifer TangAdministrative Assistant
22 Welcome to New Research Staff and Postdocs! Meeta BanerjeeAcademic SpecialistAbigail AlidoResearch AssistantJessica ArdoManaging EditorAnne Marre BautistaResearch AssistantAnna Lene DickePostdoctoral FellowPaul HanselmanPostdoctoral Fellow
23 Director of Research, Writing Project Welcome to New Research Staff and Postdocs!Nayssan SafavianPostdoctoral FellowLibier IsasResearch AssistantTina MatuchniakDirector of Research, Writing ProjectEllen SheehanLab ManagerAshley WrightResearch Assistant
24 5-Year Priorities Grow Senate Faculty to 34 Move Into the Ranks of the Top 20 Schools of EducationSecure School of Education Naming GiftExpand Cal Teach Undergraduate Education Credential ProgramBuild Online Programming in Language, Literacy, and TechnologyAcquire Additional Space and Support Staff to Accommodate Growth in Faculty, Students, Teaching, and ResearchDevelop Strategic Plan for
25 Moving Forward Dean’s Advisory Board: 8 New Members Dean’s Leadership Council: 2015 Inaugural MeetingDean’s Executive Alumni Council: 4 Executive Members
26 School of Education Initiatives ● Using Technology to Transform Learning● Promoting Early Childhood Learning and Development● Fostering Literacy in a Diverse Society● Strengthening Competencies in Math and Science● Researching Brain Processes, Motivation, and Development● Transforming Education of Tomorrow’s Teachers● Expanding Learning Opportunities: Afterschool and SummerPrograms● Remaking the University● Supporting Community Partnerships