CSU Long Beach

The College of Education at CSULB is a learning and teaching community that prepares professional educators and practitioners who promote equity and excellence in diverse urban settings through effective pedagogy, evidence-based practices, collaboration, leadership, innovation, scholarship, and advocacy. Each year the College graduates one of the largest cohorts of elementary and secondary teachers in the CSU system. Its efforts include a significant emphasis on outreach and recruitment to ensure a strong pipeline of diverse candidates for current and future positions in the surrounding region’s schools. A key strength of the College’s educator preparation is that it is undertaken as a university-wide effort, with support from the President, Provost, College Deans, and other administrative leaders.

Faculty members are among the College’s greatest assets; they are each talented in their individual areas of expertise and committed to providing an outstanding education to all education candidates. The College offers highly skilled professional advisors and support staff, active learning classrooms, and strong clinical partnerships with local schools and community agencies. It is recognized throughout the region and nation for preparing highly effective classroom teachers, school principals, school counselors, school psychologists, and professionals in affiliated fields. The College combines high-quality, rigorous credential, masters, and doctoral programs with a service orientation to prepare educators who will positively impact the region’s diverse student population.

Dr. Shireen Pavri

College of Education
1250 Bellflower Blvd., ED1 005, MS 2201
Long Beach, CA 90840-2201
Phone: 707-826-3853
Fax: 562-985-4951

Dr. Rebecca Bustamante
Associate Dean
Baccalaureate & Credential Programs

College of Education
1250 Bellflower Blvd., ED1-48, MS 2201
Long Beach, CA 90840-2201
Phone: 562-985-7973

Dr. Laura Portnoi
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

College of Education
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-2201
Phone: 562-985-7047