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December 24, 2013 through January 1, 2014: Winter Administrative Recess

December 18: School of Education Brownbag: "Improving Math with Number Sense Training," presented by Joonkoo Park, Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer |Paper. Open to the Public.

December 17: School of Education Brownbag: "The Development of Children's Fraction Knowledge: Theoretical and Educational Implications," presented by Drew H. Bailey, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper. Open to the Public.

December 16: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education 2005. Information

December 16: Guest Lecture: "How Does the Brain Learn to Read?," presented by James R. Booth, Jo Ann G. and Peter F. Dolle Professor in Learning Disabilities, Northwestern University. 12:00-1:15 pm, Education 2024. Flyer | Paper. Open to the Public.

December 13: School of Education Holiday Luncheon. 12:00-2:00 pm, Radisson Newport Beach Hotel. For School Faculty and Staff.

December 12: School of Education Brownbag: "Cognitive Enhancement of Education: From the Lab to the Classroom," presented by Henry L. Roediger, III, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Washington University at St. Louis. 12:00-1:15, Education 2010. Flyer. Open to the Public. 

December 12: Writing Project Annual Conference for Teachers, Grades K-12: "Helping Students to Meet and Exceed the Common Core Standards in Reading and Writing." 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, UC Irvine Student Center. Information/Registration Form

December 11: School of Education Brownbag: "Effective Learning and Effective Learners: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies," presented by Kathleen McDermott, Professor of Psychology, Washington University at St. Louis. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer. Open to the Public.

December 9: School of Education Brownbag: "How Arts Integration can Support Language Development in the Primary Grades," presented by Liane Brouillette, Associate Professor, School of Education. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer. Open to the Public. 

December 4: Teachers of Tomorrow Meeting: Faculty Meet and Greet . 5:00-7:00 pm, Education 2008. Guests Welcome. Information

December 4: School of Education Reception for Dean's Scholarship Recipients. 4:30-5:30 pm, Education 3200. For invited guests.

December 4: Coffee Chat with Director of Student Affairs Judi Conroy. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Join an informal chat to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to earning a California Teacher Credential. Information

December 2: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education 2005. Information

December 2: School of Education Brownbag: "Youth Banks - Young Agents of Community Change," presented by Camrin Christensen, Regional Director for the South Caucasus, Eurasia Partnership Foundation and the Caucasus Research Resource Centers. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer. Open to the Public.

November 18: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education 2005. Information

November 18: School of Education Brownbag: "Comparing the Effectiveness of Head Start and State Pre-K Using a Propensity-Score Matching Regression Discontinuity Design," presented by Jade Jenkins, Post Doctoral Fellow, UC Irvine School of Education. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer. Open to the Public.

November 16: 17th Annual Road to Teaching Conference. 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Santa Ana College. Information

November 12: School of Education Lecture: "Environmental Effects on Cognitive Development and Learning," presented by Allyson Mackey, Post-Doc, John Gabrieli Lab, MIT. 3:00 pm, Education 2005. Open to the public.

November 6: Coffee Chat with Director of Student Affairs Judi Conroy. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Join an informal chat to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to earning a California Teacher Credential. Information

November 4: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education 2005. Information

November 4: School of Education Brownbag: "Lies, Damn Lies, and Alignment: Important Alignment Issues in the Common Core Era," presented by Morgan Polikoff, Assistant Professor of Education, USC Rossier School of Education. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public. Flyer

November 1: Credential Advisory Meeting. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 3238. For Advisory Committee members.

October 30: Teachers of Tomorrow Meeting. 5:00-6:00 pm, Education 2008. Guests Welcome. Information

October 30: Cal Teach Pancake Breakfast. 8:00-11:30 am, Cal Teach Resource and Advising Center. Open to the campus community. RSVP/Information

October 29: DECADE (Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience) Meeting. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 3216. For Ph.D. students.

October 28: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education 2005. Information

October 28: Professional Development Seminar: "What You Need to know About Student Benefits, Reimbursements, & Tax Implications." 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. For Enrolled Ph.D. in Education Students.

October 23: TEACH Academy Advisory Meeting. 7:00-12:00 noon, Education 2005.

October 21: School of Education Brownbag: "MOOCs: What Are They and What Is UCI Doing About Them?," presented by Gary Matkin, Dean, UC Irvine Continuing Education, Distance Learning, & Summer Session. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public. Flyer

October 16: UC Irvine Mentor Teacher Orientation: "Constructing Viable Arguments: A Common Core Practice that Crosses All Disciplines." 4:15-6:00 pm, University Club. For School of Education Mentor Teachers.

October 15: DECADE Meeting: "Preview of Resources and Activities of the 2013 Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience (DECADE)." 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 3216. For enrolled Ph.D. in Education Students.

October 14: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

October 14: School of Education Brownbag: "Impact of Language Factors on the Assessment of ELLs and Students with Disabilities," presented by Professor Jamal Abedi, University of California, Davis School of Education, UC Irvine School of Education Visiting Professor. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper 1 | Paper 2

October 9: Coffee Chat with Director of Student Affairs Judi Conroy. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Join an informal chat to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to earning a California Teacher Credential.

October 7: School of Education Brownbag: "Education Without States," presented by Mitchell Stevens, Stanford University. 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public. Flyer

October 3: Teachers of Tomorrow Fundraiser for Children's Hospital of Orange County: Bake Sale. 9:00 am - all day while supplies last, Education Building Courtyard.

October 2: Teachers of Tomorrow Kick-off Meeting. 5:00-6:00 pm, Education 2008. All Undergraduates Welcome. Information

October 1: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

September 30: School of Education Brownbag: "Information Technology for Sustainability Education," presented by Bill Tomlinson, Professor of Informatics, UC Irvine. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public. Flyer

September 28: UC Irvine International Center Welcome Picnic. 12:00-2:00 pm, Aldrich Park. RSVP at International Center Website | Flyer

September 27: Ph.D. Poster Presentations. 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Education 3200. Open to the Public | Program

September 27: Ph.D. in Education Student Breakfast Buffet. 9:30-11:30 am, Education 3215.

September 25: UCI Libraries' New Graduate Student Reception. 3:00-4:30 pm, Langson Library Holden Room. Invitation

September 25: Technology Workshop for Ph.D. Students. 1:30-3:00 pm, Education 2024. For incoming Ph.D. students.

September 25: School of Education Open House. 11:30-2:00 pm, Education 2000. Open to the Public. Refreshments served. Flyer

September 23: School of Education Ph.D. Orientation. 8:30 am - 2:30 pm, MPAA 320.

September 19: Campus-wide New Graduate Student Orientation. Time TBD, UC Irvine Student Center. Information

September 18: International Graduate Student Orientation. Time TBD, UC Irvine Student Center. Information

September 16: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

September 11: Coffee Chat with Director of Student Affairs Judi Conroy. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Join an informal chat to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to earning a California Teacher Credential.

September 3: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

August 20: Multiple Subject Fall Orientation. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Education Building. For Admitted Multiple Subject Candidates.

August 19: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

August 16: Single Subject Fall Orientation. 8:30 am - 1:00 pm, Education Building. For Admitted Single Subject Candidates.

August 11: PBS Airing of "Smarter Brains," highlighting research by Assistant Professor Susanne Jaeggi. 1:00 pm, KOCE-TV. Official Trailer

August 9: UCI TESOL Conference. 1:00-3:20, University Extension. Flyer

August 7: Coffee Chat with Director of Student Affairs Judi Conroy. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Join an informal chat to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to earning a California Teacher Credential.

August 6: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

August 5-August 22: Summer Youth Program 2013, UCI Writing Project. Location: Huntington Beach. Information

July 22: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

July 15-August 1: Summer Youth Program 2013, UCI Writing Project. Two locations: Irvine, Trabuco Canyon. Information

July 11: UCI Writing Project: "Use of Cultural Data Sets to Teach At-Risk Students Argumentative Writing," presented by Carol Lee, Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University. 9:15 am - 12:00 noon, Education 2010. By invitation.

July 10: Coffee Chat with Director of Student Affairs Judi Conroy. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Join an informal chat to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to earning a California Teacher Credential.

July 9: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

July 8: Summer Brownbag: "Educating for Choice in Kuria, Kenya," presented by James Leak, Ph.D., SoE Alumnus. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Flyer | Open to the Public. 

June 24-July 11: Summer Youth Program 2013, UCI Writing Project. Three locations: Irvine, Laguna Niguel, TustinInformation

June 24-August 1: Summer Session I

June 24-August 30: Summer Session - 10 Week

June 17: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

June 17: DECADE Potluck. 4:15 pm, DECADE Faculty Mentor Residence. For UC Irvine Ph.D. in Education Students.

June 14: MAT/Credential Commencement Ceremony. 4:00 pm, Bren Events Center. Information

June 14: Cal Teach Reception Honoring 2013 Program Graduates. 3:00-5:30 pm, University Club. By Invitation.

June 12: MAT/Credential Information Coffee Chat. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Information

June 10: School of Education Barbecue Honoring Tim Tift's (Coach T) 45 Years of Service. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Education Courtyard. For School of Education faculty, staff, and doctoral students. RSVP

June 8: University of California, Irvine Graduate Hooding Ceremony for Ph.D. in Education and Ed.D. in Educational Administration & Leadership Graduates. 3:30 pm, Bren Events Center. Information

June 5: Ph.D. in Education Students' Awards Reception. 3:30-4:30 pm, Education 3200.

June 5: Certificate in Afterschool Education (CASE) Reception. 10:00 am, School of Education. For CASE participants.

June 4: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

June 3: SoE Brownbag: "Should Private Schools be Banned? Perspectives on Overcoming Inequality in Education," presented by Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, UC Irvine Law School. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public

May 29: SoE Brownbag: "Critical Roles of Motivation and Study Strategies in Learning: A Multimethod Approach," presented by Kou Murayama, UCLA Research Fellow. 1:00-2:00 pm, Education 2010. Abstract | Open to the Public. 

May 22: SoE Brownbag: "Skills Beget Skills: An Empirical Investigation of the Model," presented by Flavio Cunha, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Paper. Open to the Public.

May 20: SoE Brownbag: "Distributional Effects of a School Voucher Program: Evidence from New York City," presented by Marianne Bitler, UC Irvine Department of Economics. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public.

May 20: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

May 18: School of Education Spring Alumni and Partners Event. 9:00-12:00 noon, Education Building. RSVP Information and Morning Agenda | Website

May 16: Ph.D. Professional Development Seminar: "Conducting a Job Search," presented by SoE Graduate Chin-Hsi Lin. 12:00-1:00 pm, Room TBA. For Ph.D. Students.

May 15: Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Academy Charter School. 8:30-10:00 am, 1901 North Fairview Street, Santa Ana. 

May 13: SoE Brownbag: "Transitioning Productively to the New Common Core Standards: A Report and Observations from Research and Development Work Underway at Schools in LA and Orange County," presented by Bill Saunders, Co-Director of Talking Teaching. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public.

May 8: Art Reception for Stepping Stones Student Artists and Parents. 4:00-5:00 pm, Education 3200. By Invitation.

May 7: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

May 6: SoE Brownbag: "A Mixed-Method Randomized Experiment of a Teacher- and Parent-Scaffolded Voluntary Summer Reading Intervention for Low-income Grade 3 Children," presented by James Kim, Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer Open to the Public

May 3: Mary Roosevelt Honor Scholars Reception. 4:00-5:00 pm, Education 2010. For 2013 Mary Roosevelt Honor Scholars and Faculty.

April 22: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information 

April 22: SoE Brownbag: "The Xinjiang Project Chinese Literacy Intervention in Bilingual Kindergartens: Helping Uyghur Young Children Improve Chinese Vocabulary - شىنجاڭدىكى ئۇيغۇر ئۇقۇش يېشىدىن ئىلگىرىكى بالىلارنىڭ خەنزۇتىلى ئۇقۇش يېزىش ئۇقۇتۇشىدىكى تۇسالغۇلار ئۈستىدە ئۈنۈملۈك تەتققات," presented by Si Chen, East China Normal University. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Abstract Open to the Public

April 20: Celebrate UCI 2013. 10:00 am opening, Aldrich Park. Information

April 18: Panel Discussion on Advising/Mentoring. 1:00-3:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer

April 16: Special Movie Screening: "Kumasi Haifa," presented by Anteaters for Israel, Teachers of Tomorrow, Hillel of Orange County, and Hasbara Fellowships. 6:00 pm, Education 2009. Flyer Open to the Public

April 15: SoE Brownbag: "Social and Emotional Learning in Classrooms and Other School Settings: Challenges and Opportunities for Intervention and Evaluation," presented by Maria LaRusso, Research Associate, Harvard University. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer Open to the Public 

 April 13: OC Head Start 6th Annual Family Festival. 12:00-4:00 pm, Santa Ana Zoo. Flyer | Volunteer Opportunities

April 11: Cal Teach Spring Quarter Orientation. 4:00-5:30 pm, Natural Science 1, Room 1114. For 1st and 2nd year undergraduate students. 

April 9: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

April 8: SoE Brownbag: "Possibilities for the Use of Text-Mining Technology in Educational Applications," presented by Eliseo Reategui, Professor of Education, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 3238. Flyer Open to the Public

April 8: Ph.D. Student Professional Development Seminar: "Networking," presented by Christine Kelly, UC Irvine Career Center. 12:00-1:00 pm, Room 2010.

April 3: Ph.D. in Education Student Spring Quarter Kickoff. 4:00-7:00 pm, Anthill Pub & Grille. For enrolled Ph.D. students.

March 22: Cal Teach Presentation, featuring Carolee Ogata, Assistant Superintendent, Huntington Beach Union High School District. 8:30-10:30 am, Natural Science 1, Room 1114. 

March 22: Winter Quarter Ends

March 20: Multiple Subject Credential Program Orientation. 12:30-1:30 pm, Courtyard: 1:30-2:30 pm, Education Building. For admitted Multiple Subject candidates.

March 18: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

March 14: Bilingual Teacher and Tutor Information Session. 12:00-1:00 pm, Humanities Hall 342. Information

March 13: MAT/Credential Program Coffee Chat. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 2005. Join Student Affairs Director Judi Conroy in an informal session to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to becoming a teacher.

March 8: "Building Your Brand: Unleashing the Power of Your Passions," presented by W. Scott Griffiths and Dale Griffiths Stamos. 12:00-1:00 pm, Graduate Resource Center (Student Center C114). For graduate students and post-docs. RSVP

March 5: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

March 5: Meet and Greet for SoE Faculty, hosted by Teachers of Tomorrow. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education 2008.

March 5: UC/ACCORD Fellowship and Faculty Seed Grant Information Session. 2:00-3:00 pm, Education 2009. Information

March 5: DECADE Speakers Series:"Using Practitioner-Driven Inquiry and Action Research to Translate Data to Practice," presented by Estela Bensimon, USC Center for Urban Education.12:00-1:15 pm, White Room in UC Irvine Cross Cultural Center. Flyer | Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Open to the Public.

February 27: Professional Development Seminar for Ph.D. in Education Students : "2013 Second Year Research Paper," presented by Mark Warschauer, Director. 4:00 pm, Room 2024. 

February 25: SoE Brownbag: "Promoting a Culture of Argumentation in Elementary Science," presented by Bill Sandoval, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer Open to the Public.

February 19: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

February 15: SoE Brownbag: "Does Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Permanently Harm Childhood Health? Evidence from Cigarette Tax Hikes," presented by David Simon, Department of Economics, UC Davis. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public.

February 8: Coffee Chat: "Spanish, French, and Mandarin Information Session with Bilingual Coordinator Susan Guilfoyle." 10:00-11:30 am, Education 2005. Join an informal chat to answer your questions about the UC Irvine programs and help you plan your steps to becoming a bilingual teacher. Flyer

February 7: SoE Brownbag: "Economic Inequality: Children's Experiences Of and Reasoning About Poverty," presented by Rashmita S. Mistry, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Sciences. 11:00-12:15 pm, Education 2010. Paper Open to the Public.

February 5: Credential/MAT Information Session. 5:30-7:00 pm, Education 2024. Information

February 5: Guest Lecture: "Parenting Skills and Early Childhood Development: Production Function Estimates from Longitudinal Data," presented by Jade Marcus Jenkins, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 12:00-1:15 pm, Education 2010. Open to the Public.

February 5: Southern California College and Career Center Support Network Workshop: "Developing High Quality A-G Course Descriptions." 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, UC Irvine School of Education Room 2009. By Invitation.

February 1: Guest Lecture: "Who Wants to be a Scientist? The Cross-National Gender Gap in STEM Career Expectations," presented by Anne McDaniel, UC Irvine School of Education, sponsored by Irvine Comparative Sociology Workshop. 12:00-1:30, Social Science Plaza B. Abstract  Open to the Public.

January 31: Ph.D. Student Professional Development Seminar: "Citation Management Software." 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024.

January 30: SoE Brownbag: "The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: The Agony and Ecstasy," presented by William H. Schmidt, Michigan State University. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper Open to the Public.

January 23: SoE Brownbag: "I Think Therefore I Act: The Relation of Beliefs and Behaviors Across Development and the Importance of Age-Related Shifts," presented by Pamela Davis-Kean, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper 1 | Paper 2 Open to the Public.

January 17: SoE Brownbag: "A Design Experiment for Blending Knowledge Community and Inquiry in Secondary School Science," presented by Vanessa Peters, University of Michigan. 12:00-1:15, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper Open to the Public.

January 17: "Coffee Chat" with Director of Teacher Education Judi Conroy. 8:30-10:00 am, Education 3216. Join Dr. Conroy for an informal chat to answer your questions about the UCI program and help you plan your steps to becoming a teacher.

January 16: SoE Brownbag: "Developing Beginning Teachers' Practices of Science Teaching by Learning from Students," presented by Hosun Kang, University of Washington. 12:00-1:15 pm, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper Open to the Public.

January 15: SoE Brownbag: "Short- and Long-Term Benefits of Cognitive Training," presented by Susanne Jaeggi, University of Maryland. 12:00-1:15, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper Open to the Public.

January 14: SoE Brownbag: "Plausibility Reappraisals and Shifts in Conceptions of Climate Change," presented by Douglas Lombardi, Department of Teaching & Learning, Temple University. 12:00-1:15 pm, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper1 | Paper2 Open to the Public.

January 10: SoE Brownbag: "Mathematics Anxiety: Origins, Impact, and Cognitive Mechanisms Driving Poor Performance," presented by Gerardo Ramirez, Department of Psychology, University of Chicago. 12:00-1:15 pm, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper Open to the Public.

January 10: Ph.D. Student Professional Development Workshop: "Preparing your Academic CV," presented by Stephanie Reich. 10:00-11:00 am, Education 2005. For current Ph.D. in Education Students.

January 8: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education 2024. Flyer

January 8: SoE Brownbag: "Tracking the Neuro-Cognitive Processes Fundamental to Reading," presented by Philip Holcomb, Department of Psychology, Tufts University. 12:00-1:15, Education 2010. Flyer | Paper Open to the Public.

January 7: SoE Brownbag: "Computer Games in Educational Contexts - Didactic Challenges, presented by Vigdis Vangsnes, Stord/Haugesund University College, Norway. 12:00-1:15, Education 2010. Flyer | Abstract Open to the Public.