CEIS students Elizabeth Mason and Arturo Basurto along with Assistant Professor Heather Wizikowski discuss the challenges and opportunities in meeting the needs of students with disabilities. They also describe the Special Educators of Excellence in Diverse Settings (SEEDS) program, which offers full-tuition scholarships to assist qualified students in earning both their credential and master’s degree in special education.
Associate Professor Anita Jain from the Department of Ethnic & Women's Studies shares details of her work with imprisoned women in Chino. She also discusses how she addresses issues of race, class and gender in her courses.
Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta from the Department of Ethnic & Women’s Studies discusses the connections between urban planning and immigration issues and describes the unique journey that led him to become a professor in two different colleges at CPP. Click here to access his podcast.
Assistant Professor Teresa Lloro-Bidart from the Department of Liberal Studies shares findings from her ethnographic studies on how animals are utilized in educational programs in aquariums and zoos. She also discusses how she incorporates community projects in her courses on social and ecological justice.
Professor Gilbert Cadena from the Department of Ethnic & Women’s Studies shares the history and meaning of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and how he incorporates the annual celebration as a community service project in his service learning courses. He also discusses his studies of labor leader and civil rights activist, César E. Chávez.