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.
College Avenue Compact is a unique partnership between Price Philanthropies, San Diego State University and San Diego Unified School District. They are a college access program that works with first-generation, low-income 7th – 12th grade students from Monroe Clark Middle, Wilson Middle and Hoover High School. College preparation services are provided to support a college-going culture. Students can earn guaranteed admission to SDSU if they meet certain academic requirements.
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.
To address the under-representation of Hispanic leaders in American community colleges, the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) is offering the Leadership Fellows Program to develop a pool of highly qualified Hispanics, and to assist them in attaining high-level positions in community colleges.
Community Connections for Black Mental Wellness (CCBMW) is comprised of mental health educators, counselors, therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and mental health advocates dedicated to bringing awareness and promoting the needs of the Black community. Many mental wellness providers work in silos. Our team started CCBMW to find intentional ways to build community in San Diego. Our goal is to create a space where providers can co-create knowledge through mutual interactions, share stories and resources, and grow connections.
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.