Benerd School of Education

Named after a very popular local school teacher, the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education credentials approximately 20% of all public school teachers in California.

Its mission is to prepare thoughtful, reflective, caring, and collaborative professionals for service to diverse populations.

The School of Education directs its efforts toward researching the present and future needs of schools and the community, fostering intellectual and ethical growth, and developing compassion and collegiality through personalized learning experiences.