Advising, Recruitment, Retention, and Outreach Services

Eureka Hall 437 | (916) 278-6403 

Advising Services

  • Basic information on admission requirements for teaching credential and graduate programs in the College of Education
  • Transcript evaluations for credential candidates interested in adding supplementary/introductory subject matter authorizations to their teaching credentials
  • Provide information on the minors in the College of Education
  • Facilitate and/or assist with credential and graduate program information sessions
  • Help conduct credential and graduate program application clinics
  • Serve as a University resource for credential requirements and regulations
  • Serve as a liaison to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)

If you would like initial exploratory advising for careers in education and possible degree majors, please contact the Advising Services Office.


  • Coordinate and participate in on-campus/off-campus recruitment efforts for the College of Education, i.e., Career Fairs, Freshman/Transfer student orientations, Major Fair, Graduate Programs information days; Future Hornets Day, Spring Stings at community colleges, "Becoming a Teacher" workshops, career events at local high schools
  • Present information on College of Education degrees/credentials to classes and student clubs (i.e. Student California Teachers Association - SCTA)
  • Assist faculty program coordinators with their recruitment and outreach efforts
  • Advise current students on pathways to continue on their educational journey


  • Evaluate and recommend all initial multiple and single subject teaching credentials, education specialist credentials, and service credentials (PPS)
  • Evaluate credential candidate eligibility and recommend for education specialist intern credentials
  • Assist already credentialed teachers (i.e., credential renewals)


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Ashley Ciraulo-Stuart
Eureka Hall 432
(916) 278-6403


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Kathe Goodwin
Eureka Hall 434
(916) 278-6403

Lead Advisor

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Laura O’Neill
Eureka Hall 437
(916) 278-6403

Administrative Support Coordinator II