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November 13th - 16th

Cal State Fullerton’s College of Education (COE) presents Ed Week 2023. Ed Week is an opportunity for the campus community to learn about the impact of earning a credential or degree in education while providing a spotlight for students and alumni to shine.
We encourage everyone to participate and visit all of the incredible events we have in store!  
Ed Week Flyer at-a-glance
Click on a date below to view the events and details.


Educator Resume Review - Hosted by the Career Center

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM | PLN403 (Pollak Library North, 4th floor)
Preparing for the teacher or educational administration job hunt? Now is your opportunity to meet one-on-one with district personnel to review your resume.

District Administrator and Human Resources Panel - Hosted by the Career Center

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | In-person and Virtual - PLN403 (Pollak Library North, 4th floor) or ZOOM Registration
Curious about the teacher job market? Looking for interview tips?  Do not miss the chance to hear from local district administrators, principals and Human Resources personnel.


Future Educator Expo - Hosted by SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Center for Careers in Teaching

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Humanities Quad
Have you considered a Career in Education? Do not miss The Future Educator Expo! Join the College of Education students, faculty, advisers & staff to learn about our credential, masters & doctoral programs, as well as connect with our student orgs. & programs for future teachers! Participants will recieve a voucher for the Farmers Market!

Future Educator Meet and Eat - Hosted Education Inter-Club Council (EICCOpens in new window )

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Education Classroom (EC) Building, 2nd Floor Patio | RSVP form
Join us for an intimate Q&A event in which future educators will have the opportunity to visit with current faculty and students from the College of Education's teaching credential and graduate programs.  

Bilingual Authorization Teacher Panel -  Hosted by SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Center for Careers in Teaching 

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | In-Person and Virtual - PLN403 or ZOOM ID: 860 7052 1785
Proposition 58 and California 2030 have charged educators in K-12 schools to embrace, support, promote, and, most importantly, implement plurilingualism for ALL students.

Panelists will discuss their experiences as plurilingual, transcultural, and ideologically responsive educators. Dialogues will revolve around the idea of just, equitable, and linguistically inclusive practices and how the Bilingual Authorization program prepared them to transform education.


Hot Topic's: Holistic Assessment in Higher Education - Hosted by the Center for Research and Educational Access and Leadership (CREAL)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | ZOOM ID: 419 203 630
Join C-REAL and Dr. Tony Hwang, a CSUF Ed.D. alum, for a discussion on the impact of holistic assessment in higher education. Learn about the holistic assessment approach, the impact of this strategy, and outcomes on equitable access to higher education. 

flier for CREAL hot topics event

ReClaiming Ethnic Studies and Critical Race Theory Foundations of Educational Leadership for Social Justice

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM | ZOOM ID: 870 4213 0367
The goal of social justice leadership is to address educational inequities; the current moment requires utilizing principles of both Ethnic Studies and Critical Race Theory, which incorporate the historicization of social issues and conditions through a race-centered and intersectional analytic, and toward social, political, and economic well-being of historically disenfranchised communities.
Dr. Rebeca Burciaga is the Executive Director of the Institute for Emancipatory Education at San José State University and a Professor of Educational Leadership & Chicana and Chicano Studies.

flier for reclaiming ethnic studies and CRT event


Ed.D. Research Symposium 

"The future of equity research: Interdisciplinary dialogue and fostering collaborations that can lead to innovative research directions" 

Join us for our 13th annual Research Symposium. Program activities include keynote Victor Rios, research discussion roundtables, and an Ed.D. alumni panel.

Keynote: Dr. Victor Rios, Award-winning college professor, author and speaker -  Hosted by the College of Education

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM | CSUF Pavilions


***First 200 to check in will receive a signed copy of Dr. Rios’ book, My Teacher Believes in Me!***
Dr. Victor Rios is MacArthur Foundation Chair and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his Ph.D. at the University of California Berkeley in 2005. Professor Rios has worked with local school districts to develop programs for students who have been left behind in their education. Using his personal experience of living on the streets, dropping out of school, and being incarcerated as a juvenile—along with his research findings—he has developed interventions for marginalized students aimed at promoting personal transformation and civic engagement. These programs have been implemented in many schools across the United States; juvenile detention facilities; and alternative high schools. He is also the author of six books including, My Teacher Believes in Me: The Educator’s Guide to At-Promise Students (2019); Street Life: Poverty, Gangs, and a Ph.D. (2011); Buscando Vida, Encontrando Éxito: La Fuerza de La Cultura Latina en la Educación (2016); and Human Targets: Schools, Police, and the Criminalization of Latino Youth (2017).
Dr. Rios has been featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Ted Talks, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Primer Impacto, and National Public Radio. He has had the honor of meeting President Obama and advising his administration on gun violence and policing. His Ted Talk “Help for kids the education system ignores” has garnered over 1.6 Million views. He is the subject of the documentary film The Pushouts (

Dr. Victor Rios

Research Discussion Roundtables and Ed.D. Alumni Panel- Hosted by Educational Leadership and C-REAL

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | CSUF Pavilions
Research Symposium activities include research discussion roundtables and an Ed.D. alumni panel.
Attendees will engage in critical conversations, exchange ideas, and receive feedback on their work and research. The COE Research Symposium provides dedicated spaces for attendees to network and connect, fostering potential collaborations, mentorship opportunities, and the exchange of ideas beyond the symposium.

2022 Future Educator Expo Gallery

Tuffy and COE Staff Welcome table Ed Week Expo Welcome Table

Inside Expo, cocktail tables and students students learning about Men of Color in Education

Student play carnival game and learning about COE programs

For questions regarding Education Week contact hterry@fullerton.eduOpens in new window .