In October 2017, Pacific Oaks’ Human Development faculty member Dionne Clabaugh, Ed.D., will be one of the presenters at the University of Mexico’s Mentor Institute Conference, “A Decade of Cultivating an Inclusive Mentoring Community.”
Pacific Oaks graduate La’Kisha Simpson is helping to inspire Early Childhood Development leaders to execute three e’s in their careers: educate, equip, and empower. This motto helped her develop a career as an ECE instructor and a public speaker.
Dr. Carlene Fider visited Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design to work with the college’s Designmatters department on “Imagining the Future of the Dreamhouse,” a design studio course in partnership with Barbie and Mattel, Inc. Fider’s goal was to help the team learn why diversity, social justice, and the psychology of child play could all be influential factors in the Barbie brand.
Are you interested in becoming a teacher in California? Before you start assigning homework and scheduling tests for your students, you’ll have to take a test yourself.
Working in the mental health field is a natural progression into social justice work, according to Dr. Donald Grant, associate dean at Pacific Oaks College. A casual glance at the writings from the former science teacher turned social activist confirms his stance.
n., The action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure. It feels like every day I have another conversation about how the state of our world feels divisive, strange, and somewhat disheartening right now.
Imagine attending an elementary or secondary school where the students have as much of a say as the teachers. No more “because I said so,” or a mandatory syllabus, or needing permission to do something as simple as use the restroom.
Dear Pacific Oaks College and Children’s School Community, I write today to directly address the deeply troubling Executive Order Donald Trump signed on Friday, January 27, 2017, restricting people from seven countries and refugees from entering the United States.
For those interested in psychology and helping others, a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) can open up a variety of career opportunities.
The teacher education program at Pacific Oaks gives its graduates the tools and knowledge to handle today’s culturally diverse classrooms with dignity and respect for both the teachers and the students.
Coursework in the human development degree program is comprised of learning to understand the often complex issues that people deal with throughout a lifetime.
Take a look at what is required to become an elementary school teacher in California, and how an online teaching credential can help.