... for change

The College of Education is committed to providing access to the CelebratED events for people with disabilities and will make every effort to accommodate you with sufficient notice.  You may include any requests for accommodations on your RSVP.  American Sign Language Interpreters and Real Time Captioning will be provided for the Michael W. Kirst Public Lecture Sept. 18. 

Join Sacramento State for a week of events to celebrate the scholars, partners and innovators who are making change in California schools.

Monday, September 17 — Celebration of Teaching

  • Launch Event: 10am-12pm, Eureka Hall 223

    We kick off with a panel discussion of cutting-edge innovators in university teaching from the College of Education, followed by a preview of the week’s events.

  • Open classes all week
    Visit one or more of the College of Education courses on a schedule of open classes. Space is limited and seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. See photos

Tuesday, September 18 — Celebration of Scholarship

  • Juliana Raskauskas Legacy Luncheon and Lecture: 12-1pm, Eureka 223
    Melissa-HollandDr. Melissa Holland is the 2018 Juliana Raskauskas Legacy Lecture honoree. The award celebrates the academic life and legacy of the late Professor Juliana “Juli” Raskauskas, a distinguished member of Sacramento State’s College of Education faculty from 2007 to 2016. Legacy award recipients are recognized for advancing the finest aspects of Dr. Raskauskas’ legacy. Video recording | See photos

  • Michael W. Kirst Public Lecture: 6:00-8:00pm, Harper Alumni Center 
    Michael W. Kirst, President of the California State Board of Education and Stanford Emeritus Professor of Education, speaks on the topic, "Public Policy Impact of Education Research: a 54 Year Perspective." A Faculty Scholarship Expo precedes the talk, with a reception to follow at 7:30pm. Video recording | See photos

Wednesday, September 19 — Celebration of Education Professions

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  • RushED: 10-2pm in front of Eureka Hall
    The College of Education offers a diverse, comprehensive, and profession-driven curricula for today's educators. Come learn about our undergraduate, graduate and professional, and our teaching credential programs.  Programs include undergraduate degrees in Child Development and American Sign Language and Deaf Studies; graduate and professional degrees in Counseling, School Psychology, Special Education, and Higher Education; and our teaching credential programs include Multiple Subject and Single Subject Credentials.

  • Student lunch with Dean Alexander "Sasha" Sidorkin: 11:30-12:45pm, Eureka 223
    Join Dean Sidorkin, Associate Dean O’Hara, and Associate Dean Wong for a lunchtime Q&A -- we'll provide the lunch, you provide the questions and comments.  

Thursday, September 20 — Celebration of Innovation in Education

  • ReinventED Competition Grand Finale: 4-6pm, Hinde Auditorium, University Union
    ReinventEd is a competition organized by the College of Education at California State University, Sacramento to support innovation and ingenuity in education that revolutionizes how people learn, teach, and organize learning environments. The winner will be awarded a $5,000 prize. See videos | and photos


Friday, September 21 — Celebration of Partnerships

  • Better Together Partnerships Reception: 5-7pm, Harper Alumni Center
    The Better Together – A Partnership of Education, Business & Community Awards is held in conjunction with the College of Education’s annual Fall scholarship reception where over 70 student scholarship recipients and the generous donors that make these scholarships possible are honored. See photos