Our mission is to advance equitable educational systems and practices, driven by our core values of equity, evidence, excellence, community, critical thinking, and compassion.
Shaping...Ideas, Minds, the Future
The School of Education (SOE) at University of California, Riverside prepares students to become administrators, educators, advocates, and scholars who promote excellence and equity in every area of education. Situated on nearly 1,200 scenic acres in Inland Southern California, UC Riverside's campus is ideally located to conduct research among the ethnically diverse K-12 student populations in the region.
Students in our education programs work alongside world-class faculty devising and conducting research that brings about positive change for students of all ages and abilities.
SOE by the Numbers
BEST GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN THE NATION, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
entering doctoral students receive multiyear fellowships
students receive grants, scholarships, and fellowships
$21 M +
dollars in grant money awarded to faculty in the last five years
February 21, 2023
SOE at AERA 2023
School of Education at AERA Thu, April 13, 9:50 to 11:20am CDT (7:50 to 9:20am PDT) Event: Engendering New Examinations of Gender: Norms, Stereotypes, and Motivation Abstract: These four papers offer an examination of the role of gender in motivation and learning from four perspectives: gender norms about achievement in different fields; gender identity and sense of belonging in STEM; gender and self-management in math; and motivation in queer-spectrum students in a Women's and Gender Studies biology course. Paper: Interplay of Gender and Self-Management in Mathematics Performance When
February 19, 2023
Meet SOE's Undergraduate Student Ambassadors
Ambassadors support the vision and spirit of SOE by collaborating with faculty and staff to provide engaging, informative, and personalized experiences for the community.
February 07, 2023
UCR hosts 17th annual University of California Special Education, Disabilities, and Development Risk conference
Three UCR School of Education doctoral students, Giselle Salinas (Special Education), Aya Shhub (Special Education), and Elissa Monteiro (School Psychology) served as co-chairs for this year’s annual University of California Special Education, Disabilities, and Development Risk conference, held at UCR. Established in 2005, UC SPEDDR is a graduate student-led conference dedicated to research on special education, disabilities, and developmental risk needs in California schools. This year’s conference marked the first in-person event since Covid, and welcomed students from UCR, UCLA, UC Irvine
January 23, 2023
Five questions with....Dean Joi Spencer
Dean Joi A. Spencer shares advice for students, her desert island music, and a glimpse into what she does in her free time.