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Faculty Research

Indigenous-language Immersion Can Narrow Achievement Gap for Native American Students

UCLA Education professors Teresa McCarty and Michael Seltzer conduct Spencer Foundation-funded research on the enhancement of bilingual-biliteracy proficiencies to academic success.

October 9, 2017
UCLA Ed&IS School News

Education-Brain Research Connection Summit – Oct 26

About 20 percent of children in every classroom across America have some type of learning difference that isn’t being supported effectively. UCLA believes that this is one of the civil rights issues of our generation and that CA needs to be at the forefront of addressing this challenge in new and innovative ways. We will explore how higher ed, K-12, and community leaders  can work together to develop new support systems. We’ll hear about the new frontiers of emerging brain research and new technology and how these tools might shape the future of teaching and learning for complex learners. REGISTER
October 9, 2017
Information Studies Department

IS Colloquia series begins Oct 6

UCLA Information Studies Colloquium series, “Surfacing the Unseen,” will begin on Oct. 6 with a talk by Doria Johnson, Ph.D. candidate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who will discuss her work in Black Feminist and Womanist theories.  For the full list of colloquia READ MORE
October 5, 2017
UCLA Ed&IS School News

This Fall at UCLA Ed&IS

There is a lot happening at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.  As one of the top graduate schools in the nation, our work is enlightening information science and practice and transforming learning and schools in Los Angeles and across the globe. Here is a quick look at what’s going on this fall.  READ MORE
October 5, 2017
UCLA Ed&IS Alumni

Three Bruins Selected as LAUSD Teacher of the Year

Misti Kemmer, a TEP alumna; Grace Maddox, art teacher at UCLA Community School; and Daniel Buccieri, a UCLA Writing Project Fellow, honored for skill, commitment, and service.
September 11, 2017
Ed&IS Alumni

ALUMNI PROFILE: Jacqueline Mora, ’06

Dr. Mora earned her master’s degree in education with a concentration in administrative and policy studies from UCLA.  Her doctorate dissertation is entitled: “Promising Practices that Superintendents Use to Influence Instruction and Increase the Achievement of Latino Students in Urban School Districts."  She was just appointed Assistant Superintendent for the Santa Monica-Malibu District.
September 19, 2017




UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies is reframing conversations on education and information studies from theory to practice.


Together, our world-class departments, demonstration schools, and research centers make up an institution known for its extraordinary diversity, collaborative spirit, and dedication to solving the most pressing issues in education and information studies.

— Wasserman Dean, Marcelo Suárez-Orozco