Celebrating the Class of 2020
The Class of 2020 has persevered through unthinkable challenges to reach a major milestone in their lives. Please join us in celebrating the Graduate School of Education's Class of 2020! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see more commencement and student spotlights.
Message for our Students
Watch congratulatory messages from Interim Dean Louie F. Rodríguez, Interim Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Robert K. Ream, Assistant Dean & Director of Teacher Education JerMara Davis-Welch, and Associate Professor of Higher Education & Graduate Advisor Eddie Comeaux.
Reflections from Class of 2020
GSOE's freshly-minted graduates reflect on their time at UCR and what this moment means to them. Hear what their favorite thing is about GSOE, what they will miss most, and their plans for the future.
Jonathan Walters (M.Ed. and Single Subject English Credential) and his family could never afford to live in one place for very long. He used to ride the bus five hours a day just to get to and from school. Now he wants to help other students earn an education and overcome whatever obstacles might be in their path.
Monique Guerra, double majoring in Spanish and Education, grew up in and out of foster homes. At 17, Guerra emancipated and at UCR she found her support system: Guardian Scholars and the Graduate School of Education. People in these offices gave her a solid background to pursue a career in higher education. Her passion for reforming educational policies will continue in graduate school. Her ultimate goal? Work her way toward becoming the U.S. Secretary of Education.