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Antonia Darder Earns Prestigious Scholars of Color Award from American Educational Research Association

Antonia Darder, the Leavey Presidential Chair of Ethics and Moral Leadership in the LMU School of Education, has received the Scholars of Color Distinguished Career Contribution Award from the American Educational Research Association. Darder was honored, along with other 2017 Excellence in Education Research Award winners, at AERA’s annual meeting on April 29th in San […]

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Doctoral Program Alum Named Superintendent of Boston Public Schools

Tommy Chang, a 2013 graduate of LMU’s Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership for Social Justice, was recently named the superintendent of Boston Public Schools. In this new role, Chang will be responsible for utilizing his experience and collaborative approach in bringing innovation to Boston’s schools, which consists of more than 57,000 students in 128 schools. […]

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Kathleen Miles

LMU Magazine: Covering Crises By the Minute

An interview with Kathleen Miles, M.A. ’09, an LMU/Teach For America alumna and senior editor of The Huffington Post’s new The WorldPost, was only a minute old before its notes had to be altered. What began with a litany of major crises confronting her as an international journalist — the Ukraine, ISIS, Ebola, Israel/Gaza, Central […]

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Paul De Sena

LMU Magazine: A School Counselor in Every School

Paul De Sena is a professor of counselor education and was chairperson of the Department of Education for eight years, co-director of the School Psychology program for six years and director of Counselor Education for 37 years. He has served on many professional boards, and he is a consultant to several school districts in the […]

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Emilio Solano

Alum is Recognized with the TFA Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

Emilio Solano, a 2012 graduate of the LMU/Teach For America Los Angeles Partnership program, was named a recipient of the 2014 TFA Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching. Solano teaches seventh and eighth grade history and ethnic studies at the Sandra Cisneros Campus of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles. “The award is a […]

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Carla Rivera

Alum Receives the 2014 Archbishop José Gómez Scholarship

Carla Rivera, a 2013 graduate of the CAST (Catholic Archdiocesan School Teachers) Program and a teacher at Good Shepherd School in Beverly Hills, was selected as the 2014 recipient of the Archbishop José Gómez Scholarship awarded by the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders. She is the first teacher to receive the scholarship from Archbishop Gómez […]

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