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Welcome from AVC Dr. Shireen Pavri

November 2, 2022
Welcome to the new CAR/W website! I am excited to support the educator preparation programs and Centers across the CSU in my new role as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Educator and Leadership Programs.

In the News

CSU’s Jyothi Bathina: New literacy standards for teacher candidates could be pivotal to improving student reading scores

EdSource | October 27, 2022

As cratering test scores intensify California’s resolve to improve student reading, one thing appears certain: the state’s newest teachers need to

The latest Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Tanya Flushman

CAR/W Co-Director, Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Dr. Tanya Flushman is a professor and literacy educator at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she teaches in the MA Curriculum and Instruction program.

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