Affiliated Programs and Organizations

Learn about affiliated programs and organizations (SDSU-based, community-based or otherwise), with which SDSU's College of Education collaborates in ongoing partnerships to advance our common goals. 

The City Heights Educational Collaborative is a

partnership between SDSU, the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), the San Diego Education Association (SDEA), and Price Philanthropies to improve educational outcomes at Rosa Parks Elementary, Monroe Clark Middle, Wilson Middle and Hoover High.

Students from SDSU’s College of Education and College of Health and Human Services perform internships at the 4 schools and SDSU faculty use the schools for research in urban education.

Compact for Success is a partnership between SDSU and the Sweetwater Union High School District to bring new educational opportunities to Sweetwater graduates. All Sweetwater students meeting certain rigorous requirements are guaranteed admission to SDSU.
The Exceptional Family Resource Center provides support, information, and education for families of children with disabilities and the professionals who assist them. By offering emotional support and factual information, EFRC enables families to help their children reach their fullest potential. The The COE Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education (ARPE) partners with the Center to promote the integration of all individuals, including those with disabilities, into all aspects of education, work, family, and community life. 
Integrating Mathematics and Pedagogy (IMAP) is a 3-year project designed to integrate information about children's thinking about mathematics into mathematics content courses for college students intending to become elementary school teachers.

The SDSU Children's Center, located on the campus grounds, offers excellent child care and preschool programs for the children of SDSU students, faculty, staff, and community. The Center is licensed by the California Department of Social Services and staffed by certified child development specialists who will give your children lots of attention and tender loving care.

In a collaborative effort with the Associated Students at SDSU, the Department of Child and Family Development provides "hands-on" training to its students. Many of the Child and Family Development courses use the SDSU Children Center for classroom laboratory experiences.