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March 28, 2022

Together they have nearly 150 years in the profession of school psychology. They each lead professional organizations with a combined membership of nearly 200,000 people worldwide. Their work and service has undoubtedly touched the lives of millions of school children around the globe.

And they—Professor Frank Worrell, Dr. Laurie Klose, and Professor Chryse “Sissy” Hatzichristou—also share the distinction of being alumni of Berkeley GSE’s School Psychology program.

March 17, 2022

School districts and policy makers must do more to support the mental health of educators and school personnel, many of whom are experiencing verbal harassment and threatening behaviors while on the job, according to a survey conducted by a task force of the American Psychological Association (APA).

March 3, 2022

Rebecca Cheung at 21CSLA retreatThe 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21CSLA) kicked off a two-day retreat with some 50 educational leaders from across California at UCLA’s Luskin Conference Center on March 3 to advance equity for historically marginalized students and families.

February 24, 2022

UC Berkeley Public Policy Professor Rucker C. Johnson, a labor economist who specializes in the economics of education, will join Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education as an affiliated professor—deepening the relationship between Berkeley’s School of Education and Goldman School of Public Policy.

February 14, 2022

It started as a casual meet-up at a downtown Berkeley cafe. Professor Dor Abrahamson planned to do a little humble bragging with his latest tablet app, the Mathematics Imagery Trainer, designed for middle schoolers to learn ratio and proportions, which he'd rigged up to include beeping noises for sight-impaired students.

Within minutes of his conversation with Engineering PhD Josh, it was Professor Abrahamson who was humbled.

February 4, 2022

January 26, 2022

Students in a lineElementary students from low-income families increasingly attend different schools than middle-class peers—a nationwide trend that holds negative consequences for learning among kids who are living in poverty, 

December 15, 2021

Kindergartners playing Leadership Programs in the UC Berkeley School of Education will bring a focus on equity to training and supporting educational leaders at the dawn of the Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK) program in California, thanks in part to combined one-year funding of $250,000, awarded by the Silver Giving Foundation and Heising Simons Founda