Student Profiles

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Alumnus Veronica Amador

Veronica Amador

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Science and Spanish Exploratory/Culture Middle School Teacher

Alumnus Danae Azevedo

Danae Azevedo

Degree: MS Counseling Marriage and Family Therapy

Current Employment: Psychiatric Social Worker, Redwood City

Alumnus Misty Bonta

Misty Bonta

DegreeMA School Psychology

Project: Emotional Disturbance Guide for School Psychologist

Current Employment: School Psychologist

Alumnus Erika Bracamontes

Erika Bracamontes

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: A Social Science Curriculum For Latino Students Using Critical Pedagogy

Current Employment: Instructional Specialist for English Learners, Stockton Unified School District

Alumnus Mauricio Buchner

Mauricio Buchner

DegreeMA School Psychology

Current Employment: School Psychologist, Rooseville City School District 

Alumnus Victoria Carr

Victoria Carr

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: African American Males: Historical Struggles of African Americans in Education and the Utilization of a Culturally Responsive Pedagogy to Close the Achievement Gap

Current Employment: 7th Grade Life Science Teacher

Alumnus Nohemy Chavez

Nohemy Chavez

Degree: MS Counselor Education

Current Employment: Counselor, University of California, Berkeley

Alumnus Lisa Daniels

Lisa Daniels

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: Know Your History: Developing a Culture-Centered Curriculum

Current Employment: Executive Director of the Unsung Heroes Living History Project

Alumnus Alejandro Delgadillo

Alejandro Delgadillo

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: English Language Advisory Committee(ELAC): The Bridge of Influence for Latino Parent Involvement.

Current Employment: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Multiple Subject 4th/5th grade teacher, Student Leadership Advisor, and Community Resource.

Alumnus Hong An Doan

Hong An Doan

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: The Stress Factors of Vietnamese 1.5 Generation Adolescents.

Current Employment: ESL Teacher and Program Coordinator; Incheon Metropolitan Office of Education; South Korea.

Alumnus Ashlee Drady

Ashlee Drady

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: Dental Health and Latino Elementary Students in California and Latin America: A Curriculum.

Current Employment: K-8 ELD Coordinator and Spanish Teacher.

Alumnus Ryan Elison

Ryan Elison

Degree: MA Counselor Education

Project: Bilingual Assessment for Spanish Speaking Students: A Guide for Educators.

Current Employment: Program Specialist for the Clovis Hybrid Autism Program. 

Alumnus Edith Espinoza

Edith Espinoza

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: 6th Grade Teacher; Elk Grove Unified School District.

Alumnus Teresa Farley

Teresa Farley

Degree: MS Counselor Education

Current Employment: Principle Administrative leader, University of California, Davis.

Alumnus Karina Figueroa Ramirez

Karina Figueroa Ramirez

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: An Examination of the Influences of Racial Ethnic Identity, Familia, Gender Roles & School Structures on Sacramento Urban High School Xicana/Latina Educational Aspirations

Current Employment: Social "Justice" Science Educator at a Sacramento City Unified School District High School.

Alumnus Stephanie Fowler

Stephanie Fowler

Degree: MS Counselor Education
Alumnus Nancy Flores

Nancy Flores

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: Academic and Social Factors That Affect Latino Community College Students' Ability to Transfer to a Four-Year University.

Current Employment: College Advisor; City College of Chicago.

Alumus Chiung-Hui Fu

Chiung-Hui Fu

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: English for Communication: A Curriculum to Enhance Listening and Speaking Skills for 4th Graders in Taiwan

Current Employment: English Teacher for 1st, 3rd and 6th graders at Xing De Elementary School, Taiwan.

Alumnus Josefina Geronimo-Uribe

Josefina Geronimo-Uribe

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: High School Spanish teacher; Bay Area.

Alumnus Alina Ghitea

Alina Ghitea

Degree: MS Counselor Education

Current Employment: Marriage Family Therapy, intern working in a private practice.

Alumnus Jeremy Greene

Jeremy Greene

Degree: MS School Psychology

Current Employment: Sacramento School District 

Alumnus Marneshia Hart

Marneshia Hart

Degree: MS Counseling Marriage and Family Therapy

Current Employment: Independent Consultant, Entrepreneur, and Author.

Alumnus Kaeli Hogan

Kaeli Hogan

Degree: MS Counselor Education

Current Employment: Counselor at an Adult School

Alumnus Gretchen Jung

Gretchen Jung

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: But We Still End Up Dead: The Effects of Mainstream Hollywood Film on Queer Identity Development

Current Employment: Lecturer for Multicultural film class at Sac State

Alumnus Elizabeth Lorda

Elizabeth Lorda

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: Primary Language Writing in a Spanish/English Dual-Language Bilingual Program Using the 6+1 Trait Writing Program.

Current Employment: Kindergarten Teacher at a Spanish/English Dual Immersion 50/50 Program.

Alumnus Juanita Lupercio

Juanita Lupercio

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Science and Spanish Exploratory/Culture Middle School Teacher.

Alumnus Julie McGilvray

Julie L. McGilvray

Degree: MS Career Counseling

Current Employment: Contractor, Career Counselor

Alumnus Melissa Murray

Melissa Malika Murray

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: The Impact of African Centered Pedagogy on the Self and Group Identity of Adolescent Black Girls.

Current Employment: Tenth Grade High School Teacher at a Charter School Oak Park; Sacramento

Alumnus Yvette Medina-Olvera

Yvette Medina-Olvera

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: English Learner Language Specialist, Twin Rivers Unified School District

Alumnus Darlene Mergillano

Darlene Mergillano

Degree: MA Counselor Education

Current Employment: Academic Advisor for American Studies & Religious Studies majors at UC Berkeley.

Alumnus Megan Negendank

Megan Negendank

Degree: MS Counseling Marriage and Family Therapy

Current Employment: Marriage and Family Therapy Intern at Relationship Skills Center, Eating Recovery Center of California, and Windows of Hope, a non-profit counseling center.

Alumnus Jennifer Osalbo

Jennifer Osalbo

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: Filipino American Identity Development and Its Relation to Heritage Language Loss.

Current Employment: Resource Teacher for the Child Development Department; Sacramento City Unified School District.

Alumnus Chrisitina Saad

Chrisitina Saad

DegreeMA School Psychology

ProjectSleep disturbance in adolescents with ADHD-like behaviors: symptoms, identification and treatments.

Current Employment: School psychologist for St. HOPE Public Schools in northern Oak Park in Sacramento.

Alumnus Krista Sanders

Krista Sanders

Degree: MA Counselor Education

Current Employment:Employed as a school counselor in a K-8 school.

Alumnus Sarah Shintaku

Sarah Shintaku

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

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

Current Employment: English Teacher, El Dorado Union High School District.

Alumnus Sarah Shintaku

Kelli Sholer

Degree: MS Counselor Education

Current Employment: Student Affairs Officer, Departments of Anthropology and Sociology, UC Davis.

Alumnus Latasha Strawder

Latasha Strawder

Degree: MS Counseling Marriage and Family Therapy

Current Employment: Clinician/facilitator at River Oak Center for Children.

 

Alumnus Adrienne Thompson

Adrienne Thompson

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) : An Analysis of Students' Reading Perceptions and California Standardized Test Results.

Current Employment: Diversity Manager; Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU); Portland, Oregon.

Alumnus Lesieli Tutuu

Lesieli Tutuu

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: The Utilization of a Qualitative Research to Conduct a Congruent A culturally Unit.

Current Employment: Chemical Dependency Counselor; Washington State Juvenile Rehabilitation Association.

Alumnus Lisa Vargas

Lisa Vargas

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Special Education Elementary School Teacher; Robla School District.

Alumnus Rosa Vazquez

Rosa Vazquez

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Youth Development Promoter, United States Peace Corps

Alumnus Katie Vetter

Katie Vetter

DegreeMA Gender Equity Studies

Thesis: Gender and Race Perceptions in a First-Year Experience

Current Employment: Develop and deliver technical training.

Alumnus Bianca Yanuaria

Bianca Yanuaria

Degree: MA Counselor Education

Current Employment: Teaching English in Japan for one year.