Sarah Shintaku

Alumnus Sarah Shintaku

Master's: Multicultural Education, Fall 2012

Sarah 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.

Thesis: The Academic Resiliency of Iu Mien Students in California Schools

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Institution: B.A: English. University of California, Davis. 

Academic Experience

Why did you choose the College of Education for your degree/credential program?

I applied to the BMED program because I felt that it would be a highly informative and important course of study as an educator in our diverse California school system.

How has your degree/credential impacted your professional and personal life?

My MA has changed the way I view the education system, curriculum development, lesson structure, and my role as an educator.

Current Professional Position

Position: Ninth Grade English and AP Language Teacher

Institution: El Dorado Union High School District

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Multicultural Education Program

El Dorado Union High School District (Sarah's employer)