SFSU Top Best Colleges for Master's in Education - archive

San Francisco State University Ranked in the Top Best Colleges for Master's in Education

A Master's Degree in Education (M.Ed) can be a second step for those already teaching, or a first step into education for those that have been in a related field. A Master's Degree can open up doors to new careers within the educational realm or simply create a higher pay scale for those wishing to continue teaching.

Olwen Peterson supervises 56 volunteers and works three half-days a week processing books and assisting with book sales - archive

At age 97, alum Olwen Peterson supervises 56 volunteers and works three half-days a week processing books and assisting with book sales at the Rohnert Park-Cotati Library

“Many of the older folk come to check out books as this is probably the only place where they have personal contacts and the only time people get to mingle with others,” Olwen said.

Mark Phillips provides tips for secondary education teachers on the first day of a new school year

Mark Phillips, emeritus professor, provides tips for secondary education teachers on the first day of a new school year

The first day of class — an iconic part of the American experience and a critical time for setting the tone for the whole semester. So here are a few suggestions to secondary school teachers for that first class, although elementary teachers may also find some ideas to adopt as well.

GCOE Representative for Associated Students - archive

GCOE Representative for Associated Students

Hello everyone! My name is Emily Villalobos and I am honored to be your Graduate College of Education Representative for Associated Students. As a senior in the Communicative Disorders Program, I have begun to pursue my dreams to become a speech-language pathologist while pushing myself to work harder than I ever have.... Read More About Emily

Emily Villalobos

SF State Reclassified as Doctoral Institution

SF State Reclassified as Doctoral Institution

Three CSU campuses, long classified as large master’s universities, are considered doctoral institutions by the leading national classification of U.S. colleges and universities.

Fresno State, CSU Fullerton and San Francisco State were reclassified as a doctoral university in the 2015 edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education rankings system, which identifies American institutions of higher education for comparisons.

Improving Graduates Rates for African Americans - archive

Improving Graduates Rates for African Americans

Eight CSU campuses, including SFSU, are among 52 four-year public universities succeeding at improving graduation rates and reducing achievement gaps for African American students, according to a report released March 24 by Education Trust, a national nonprofit aimed at promoting academic achievement, particularly for low-income and students of color.

GCOE Representative for Associated Students

Emily Villalobos GCOE Student Representative

Emily Villalobos

Hello everyone! My name is Emily Villalobos and I am honored to be your Graduate College of Education Representative for Associated Students. As a senior in the Communicative Disorders Program, I have begun to pursue my dreams to become a speech-language pathologist while pushing myself to work harder than I ever have.

Along with my board position for Associated Students, I also serve as Operation Smile's secretary, an teaching intern for Pin@y Educational Partnerships, an assistant early intervention teacher for Speech Goals, and a tutor for Reading Partners. My busy lifestyle keeps me motivated and I am proud to say that I am able to learn from and help others in all of my experiences. I love that the GCOE is filled with kind and compassionate people who are also dedicated to serving the community and helping others. We are an amazing community, and whether our students go on to being educators, teachers, authors, clinicians, or leaders, each and every one of them will positively change the world in some way.

If anyone has any questions or concerns about our college, please do not be afraid to ask me. As your GCOE Representative I serve as this college's voice as a whole. We are a community and all of our opinions and ideas matter.

Thank you and remember that "The human voice is the organ for the soul."