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The School of Education and Counseling Psychology has prepared teachers and instructional leaders to transform their classrooms, organizations, and communities for more than 100 years, and has prepared future counselors, therapists, and mental health professionals to transform lives, organizations, and communities for more than 50 years.
ExCEL is an innovative program that creates pathways for outstanding individuals to teach in K-12 Catholic schools, while earning a Master of Arts in Teaching with a California Teaching Credential from Santa Clara University’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology. The ExCEL Program is a partnership between Santa Clara University (SCU) and the Diocese of San Jose (DSJ). Click here to learn more about ExCEL program.
School of Education and Counseling Psychology's Online Live Information Session was held on December 5, 2014. Participants learned about the academic programs offered by the School through real-time interaction with the Admissions staff, faculty members and current students. Missed the event? Click here to watch the video of this session.
As part of our commitment to develop culturally-responsive teachers, the School of Education and Counseling Psychology is pleased to announce the SEMILLA Teacher Fellowship. This fellowship pays up to 50% of the tuition cost for qualified students pursuing Master of Arts in Teaching with Teaching Credential (MATTC) program. Terms and conditions apply. For more information please click here.
The School of Education and Counseling Psychology is slated to move into a newly renovated 75,000 square foot building during the summer 2015 term. The new building located at 455 El Camino Real will provide much needed classroom, laboratory, and office space for the School. For further details, please click here.
Dr. Sara Garcia, Professor of Education, had the recent honor of speaking at the 2014 Annual Conference Proceedings of the Action Research Network of the Americas. Dr. Garcia presented the results of a study done in distinct phases spanning more than a decade of research involvement titled, Participatory Action and Drought as a Symbolic Context: The Case of Aldama Chihuahua, Mexico.
The inaugural workshop panel held on October 9 featured Santa Clara alumni, Brandi Chastain '91 (FIFA World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist) and Randy Winn '95 (Former MLB player and analyst for CSN Bay Area). For more information, check out the Academy's launch video and web site.
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