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The mission of the CSU, Chico School of Education, in collaboration with our community partners, is to develop effective, reflective and engaged educators. We believe in the power of education to create a diverse, democratic, socially responsible society in which every student is valued. As a learning community, we are committed to exemplary education programs that use scholarly inquiry and research-based practice as tools for continual professional growth and renewal.

Dr. Deborah Summers
School of Education, Director

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NNER Conference

The 2015 NNER Fall Annual Conference will be held in Chico, California, hosted by California State University at Chico, on October 1 – 3, 2015. Conference details are at:

Better Together: California Teachers Summit

Across the state, California teachers are driving innovation in the classroom and shaping our students’ futures. To support
their critical work, a coalition of California education institutions is inviting teachers to come together on July 31 to build
powerful networks, share successful classroom practices and access effective resources to implement the California Standards. Click Here for more information.

Better Together

Interested in a credential program?

Click here for more information regarding the admission processes for credential programs.

Having trouble finding the credential information you are looking for?

Click here for help navigating our website.

Korean Teachers Become Part of the "Chico Family"

The School of Education's Chico Family Program was recently featured in Inside Chico State.

Check out our new video here.

New Promotional Teaching Videos

The School of Education has new promotional teaching videos for three programs:

Rural Teacher Residency

Integrated Teacher Education CORE

Collaborative Professional Development Project