GCOE Student Recognition Ceremony
May 12, 2018
The first All-College GCOE Student Recognition Ceremony was held at the Student Life Annex for all credential, master’s, doctoral and certificate students on May 12, 2018. The event was attended by more than 700 people and Departments represented included ELSIT, Secondary, Elementary, Special Education and the EdD EL Program. The core planning team worked around the clock for several months to make sure the event was successful including: Victoria Narkewicz, Anarose Flores Schelstrate, Loretta Seva’aetasi, Judith Kysh, Jisel Iglesias, Jeanne Oh, Rob Wiliams, Doris Flowers, Josephine Arce, Maika Watanabe, Barbara Henderson, and Laura Epstein. All of the faculty who participated also represented their disciplines within education and honored the students and families present. Keynote speaker, Tina Lagdamen, Principal at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in the Tenderloin focused on the critical role of educators to build school communities for all children. Student speaker, Angela Torres, SF State’s Graduate Hood Recipient highlighted her social justice focus to correct inequities through math education.