San Diego State University
Make a difference for SDSU’s College of Education before you ring out 2017
Introducing new opportunities to give.

It's not too late. You can help the SDSU College of Education make an even more powerful difference in the lives of our students, our community, and the individuals our students will serve. Here are a few ways you can help today!

COLLEGE GENERAL FUNDS
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Improving Futures Fund

Your gift will provide support to initiatives created by SDSU College of Education faculty and staff designed to improve services to our students, alumni, and community. A panel of donors reviews faculty and staff proposals and recommends the best proposals for funding. The Improving Futures Fund has supported a variety of important initiatives.

GIVE TO THE IMPROVING FUTURES FUND NOW
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R.I.S.E. Scholarship

Your gift will support the Return, Inspire and become a Sweetwater Educator Scholarship Fund. This scholarship supports students attending SDSU from the Sweetwater Union High School District who wish to return to their home district as teachers.

SUPPORT THE R.I.S.E. SCHOLARSHIP NOW
DEPARTMENT FUNDS
Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education
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21st Century Rehabilitation Counseling Scholarship Endowment

Your gift will provide support for scholarships to students studying rehabilitation counseling at SDSU. Students specialize in supporting individuals with disabilities to pursue employment, postsecondary education, and community access. Find out more about what rehabilitation counselors do at the Rehabilitation Counseling Program website.

SUPPORT THE SCHOLARSHIP NOW
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Exceptional Family Resource Center

Your gift will build the capacity of this center to provide support, information and education for families of children with disabilities and the professionals who assist these families. By offering emotional support and factual information, EFRC enables families to help their children reach their fullest potential.

GIVE TO THE EFRC NOW
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Interwork Institute

Your gift will support Interwork in research, training, leadership development, distance education, and more. Common values ground the work of faculty and staff in the Institute to promote the inclusion of every person, including those with disabilities and from every race/ethnicity and gender identity, in all aspects of our community. Find out more at the Interwork Institute website.

GIVE TO THE INTERWORK INSTITUTE NOW
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Leadership in Student Affairs

Your gift will enhance the quality of offerings for graduate students who are learning to become student affairs leaders in post-secondary institutions across the nation. The program emphasizes student learning centeredness, integration of the curricular and co-curricular learning paradigms, and analysis, planning, and responsible practice of leaders in a socially just and global environment.

GIVE TO SUPPORT FUTURE STUDENT AFFAIRS LEADERS NOW
Department of Child and Family Development
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Children and Families Across Cultures

Your gift will support CFD’s study abroad opportunities by providing financial assistance to students who need support in order to participate in short, impactful international learning opportunities. Your gift will also help SDSU faculty create additional international opportunities for our CFD students.

SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES NOW
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Comay Endowed Scholarship in Child and Family Development

Your gift will provide scholarship support to students studying child development in the Department of Child and Family Development.

SUPPORT THIS CFD SCHOLARSHIP NOW
Department of Counseling and School Psychology
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Community-Based Block Program

Over the past 40 years, the Community-Based Block (CBB) Program has prepared hundreds of counselors and other community leaders who are making a positive difference in the lives of individuals and families. Your gift will help strengthen this outstanding program and build its capacity to serve diverse communities.

SUPPORT CBB NOW
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Counseling and School Psychology Resilience Student Scholarship

Your gift will support graduate students who demonstrate resiliency despite economic hardship and difficult life circumstances. This scholarship is reserved for students who overcome great odds to obtain their graduate degree.

SUPPORT THIS CSP SCHOLARSHIP NOW
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Faculty Fellowship Fund

Faculty from around the world request the opportunity to serve as visiting faculty members in our Department of Counseling and School Psychology. Your gift would provide nominal support for national and international faculty who visit our campus and provide consultation to our programs.

SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL FACULTY WITH YOUR DONATION NOW
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The Center for Community Counseling and Engagement (CCCE)

Your gift will support the Center’s new program called Counseling for Community Change (CCC). The program matches underprivileged youth from the City Heights area with counselor-mentors, who are current graduate students in the Professional Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy programs. Your gift would allow youth, ages 10 to 18, to receive free counseling services from someone with a similar background and work toward removing the social and emotional barriers to their academic and career goals.

SUPPORT COUNSELING FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED YOUTH NOW
Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education
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American Sign Language Programs

Your gift will support SDSU’s efforts to expand the American Sign Language program for students throughout SDSU. Hundreds of SDSU students have expressed an interest in learning more about deaf culture and communicating through American Sign Language. Your gift will build our capacity to respond to this growing interest.

DONATE TO OUR ASL PROGRAMS NOW
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Bilingual Credential Candidates Fund

Your gift will support future teachers who are well-prepared to promote the success of English learners. In particular your gift will defer costs associated with state-required assessments and the preparation for those assessments.

SUPPORT FUTURE EL TEACHERS NOW
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The Center for Equity, Biliteracy, and Education Research (CEBER)

Your gift will support school-wide capacity building training institutes for school sites in California interested in developing or modifying K-12 dual-language programming.

DONATE TO OUR DUAL-LANGUAGE PROGRAMS NOW
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Students We Share

Your gift will support an initiative that is helping improve teaching and learning on both sides of our border with Mexico. Support for this partnership between SDSU and Universidad Pedagógica Nacional de Tijuana will support school-wide capacity-building seminars for school sites in Tijuana. Additionally, gifts will support the study abroad costs of SDSU bilingual credential candidates’ transfronterizo (cross-border) experience.

SUPPORT THE CROSS-BORDER PARTNERSHIP NOW
Department of Educational Leadership
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Educational Leadership Program Enhancement Fund

Your gift will provide equipment, professional development, and related support that enrich the quality and effectiveness of school and school district leaders. By increasing the quality and effectiveness of leaders, we can positively influence educational outcomes for all students.

SUPPORT SCHOOL AND SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADERS NOW
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National Center for Urban School Transformation: NCUST

NCUST identifies, studies, celebrates, and promotes the best practices of schools across the nation that achieve outstanding learning results for all demographic groups of students. Your gift will enable NCUST to identify, study, and celebrate more amazing urban schools. Find out more at the NCUST website.

SUPPORT URBAN SCHOOL TRANSFORMATION NOW
Department of Special Education
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Education Specialist Scholarship Fund

Your gift will provide scholarship support for teacher candidates who are preparing to serve children and youth with disabilities. Many candidates obtain loans to complete their programs, so your gift can help future special educators reduce their student loan debt.

SUPPORT TEACHERS SERVING DISABLED STUDENTS NOW
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Keeping on the Cutting Edge Fund

Your gift will help bring the nation’s leading special educators to SDSU to provide workshops for our faculty, students, alumni, and school district partners.

SUPPORT BRINGING NATIONAL LEADERS TO SDSU NOW
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The SDSU Center for Autism and Development Disorders

Your gift will support this newly formed university center. The center includes collaborators from multiple departments with a focus on research, education, and support for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families.

GIVE TO A NEW CENTER FOR AUTISM NOW
School of Teacher Education
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Aztec Science Camp

Your gift will support this novel summer program that 1) excites children and youth about science and engineering through engaging activities on the SDSU campus and 2) motivates SDSU undergraduates in mathematics, science, and engineering to consider careers in teaching. Please see the Aztec Science Camp website and associated video.

GIVE TO AZTEC SCIENCE CAMP NOW
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The Center for Critical Thinking & Creativity

Your gift will support the SDSU Center for Critical Thinking and Creativity as it helps advance performance and productivity in diverse communities by enhancing critical and creative thinking in schools.

SUPPORT CRITICAL THINKING AND CREATIVITY NOW
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Guide Teacher Excellence Award

Your gift will enable the School of Teacher Education to provide awards and recognition to outstanding guide teachers who support our SDSU student teachers. The Guide Teacher Excellence Award is an important tool for identifying, retaining, and recognizing guide teachers for their exemplary skills in teaching K-12 students and in mentoring future teachers.

GIVE TO RECOGNIZE OUTSTANDING GUIDE TEACHERS NOW
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The SDSU Literacy Center

Your gift will help the SDSU Literacy Center serve more children in the San Diego community, build their ability to READ, WRITE, and RISE to their potential, and help them experience the joy of literacy. Also, by supporting the Literacy Center, you will help provide practical learning experiences for educators and future educators who are seeking to improve their teaching skills.

GIVE TO INCREASE LITERACY IN OUR COMMUNITY NOW
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The Center for Visual Literacies

Your gift will support the SDSU Center for Visual Literacies as it helps educators use visual-based practices that help all children and youth access academic content. Please see the Center for Visual Literacies website and the associated video.

GIVE TO THE CENTER FOR VISUAL LITERACIES NOW
College of Education
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