Office of Student Success

 

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The Office of Student Success is focused on supporting curricular and co-curricular student success. The Office provides exceptional advising, support for all types of fieldwork, credentialing of students as well as organizing orientations.

Mission Statement:

The Office of Student Success (OSS) fosters transformative learning experiences for diverse learners by providing holistic advising across curricular and co-curricular needs. Aligned with the School of Education's commitment to educational justice, OSS promotes academic integrity and professional ethics, lifelong learning, and socialization to prepare students to best serve their communities.  

Advising during temporary campus closure: Each advisor is available via e-mail and video conference call. If you need to schedule a meeting, please e-mail your advisor. 

 

Meet our student success team

Associate Dean 

Dr. Hideko Sera oversees the operation of the Office of Student Success while attending to student needs.

Dinh Nguyen, M.A. advises students in the following programs:

 

College of Arts and Sciences students seeking Preliminary Teaching Credential

MA Learning and Teaching, Multiple Subjects

MA Learning and Teaching, Single Subjects

Schedule an appointment with Dinh 

Natalie (Wood) O'Harra, M.F.A. advises students in the following programs:

 

MA in Learning and Teaching, Education Specialist

Preliminary Teaching Credential, Education Specialist

Preliminary Teaching Credential, Multiple Subjects

Preliminary Teaching Credential, Single Subjects

Schedule an appointment with Natalie

Kristin Grammer, M.A. advises students in the following programs:

Pupil Personnel Services Credential

MA in School Counseling

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

MA in Curriculum and Instruction (on-campus and online)

MA in Human Services (online)

Schedule an appointment with Kristin

Yessenia Yorgesen, M.A. advises students in the following programs:

 

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

Clear Administrative Services Credential

MA in Educational Administration

MA in Higher Education

Ed.D. in Leadership for Educational Justice 

Schedule an appointment with Yessenia

Veronica "Tori" Johnson advises students in the MALT EDSP online program

MA in Learning and Teaching, Education Specialist *online only