Master's: Multicultural Education, Fall 2010
Edith Espinoza completed a Master's Degree in the College's Multicultural Education program. The Multicultural Education graduate program explores theoretical and pedagogical issues of bilingualism, multiculturalism, educational equity, and social justice, offering courses and experiences to assist educators to work successfully in classrooms, schools, and educational agencies within our diverse State.
Occupation: 6th Grade Teacher; Elk Grove Unified School District
Project: Latino Literacy Project
Undergraduate Institution: California State University, Sacramento. B.A: Liberal Studies.
Why did you choose the College of Education for your degree/credential program?
I enrolled in the Multicultural Education program at Sac State because I was looking for a program that focused on the diversity of students in our educational system. The subject matter taught by the program intrigued me even more. I was looking for a program that would give me the tools to empower staff and students in promoting social justice.
How has your degree/credential impacted your professional and personal life?
I can confidently state that the Multicultural Education program surpassed my expectations. I have now taken that which I have learned about critical pedagogy and applied it to my every day practices.