Welcome to the Rossier School of Education Master's Programs Office blog! Here, you will find career announcements (on and off campus), research and conference opportunities and much more. We hope that this blog will serve as a quick way for you to receive important information and announcements from the Master's Programs Office.
Have you all been working on those New Years resolutions? We hope that you've all enjoyed your well-deserved time off over the holidays, and are adjusting well to your Spring semester commitments. We have some updates below regarding upcoming events and professional development opportunities, so read on and let us know how we can better serve you all as students. Kind regards, Your RSO Board
Meet our new Senator!
Peter Huu Tran MEd Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs '15 Peter Huu Tran is a first generation student and the first in his family to pursue a Masters Degree. From the Inland Empire, Peter has always had an interest in helping underrepresented students from low socioeconomic statuses. Moreover, Peter has found a new passion for data and assessment through PASA. He hopes to contribute to the higher education field by highlighting student needs through facts and figures.
February RSO Town Hall Thursday, February 12 12:00PM - 1:00PM Location TBA ** Lunch Provided **
Town Hall is an opportunity for Rossier students to come together and bring forth any issues, concerns, and suggestions on their programs, faculty, and student leadership. Please join us for a meal and a chance to chat with other students.
RSO End Of The Year Banquet Committee Members NeededSunday, April 26, 2015 In Spring semester, RSO will be hosing the Rossier End Of The Year Banquet on the evening of Sunday, April 26th. This event welcomes all Rossier School of Education students and it will be held in the TCC Ballroom to celebrate all of our accomplishments throughout the year. This banquet is a huge event that requires weeks of preparation and planning, and that is where you come in!
We are looking for energetic Rossier students to help out! If any of you are passionate about event planning or want to have a part in serving on the banquet sub-committee this year, please email Sally Behpoornia at email@example.com by Sunday, February 1st.
Arlan Mendiola MEd Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs '15
Arlan Mendiola has done a phenomenal job as the PASA Network Alumni Relations Chair! His program series, Alumni Google Hangouts, brings together PASA alumni and current students from across the nation to participate in discussion forums about different topics every month! He has also been a key player in arranging the broadcast of all PASA Network programming on YouTube! Arlan is a valuable team member and is always a supportive friend outside of his Alumni Relations Chair responsibilities. Thank you Arlan for always being there and taking care of business!
Nominated by: Michelle Sorochan
Thinking about nominating a student for out next spotlight? Send your nominations to Andy Ng (firstname.lastname@example.org)!
RSO FUNDING REQUESTS
RSO is here to support your organization's social and professional development opportunities. Please click on the following link to access our Funding Form. If you have any questions, please contact Casey at email@example.com.
We are still accepting feedback on how we can improve our services and organization to better serve you. Please take a few minutes to complete this quick survey. We welcome and appreciate all responses.
A one-day professional development Drive-In Conference focused on navigating the job search, brought to you by the NASPA Region VI Southern California Executive Board.
The job search, whether you will be a new professional or are considering next steps in your career, can be a sometimes overwhelming, yet clarifying, process. The NASPA Southern California Drive-In Conference will give you the opportunity to network with colleagues and gain new insights from experienced professionals on a variety of next step topics such as:
Identifying strategies to maintain wellness and resiliency during the job search process.
Exploring the Ed.D. or Ph.D. route, including identifying when and why to pursue it.
Tips for navigating the search process, as well as developing a quality resume and interview skills.
Navigating your identity in the professional setting.
Insight on identifying your supervisory style and managing staff.
Developing your social media profile and online presence.
The NASPA Region VI Southern California Executive Board Sumun L. Pendakur and Moya Carter, Co-Chairs Jean Bennett, Raja Bhattar, Martha Enciso, Alexandra Froehlich, Henan Joof, Lorena Márquez, Marie Paulo, Michelle Saldaña, Jennifer Tang, and Jonathan Wang
Title: Student Program Advisor
-Assigned to a high school in South Central Los Angeles
-Provide one on one and group academic and career advisement to ETS students
-Assist students with college, FAFSA, and scholarship applications
-Assist the Academic Advisor in the implementation of workshops and other
activities at the designated school sites
-Collaborate with the school counselor at assigned sites to effectively execute
the program's and school's objectives
-Hours available: 20hrs/wk
-Pay rate: $13.00/hr
Current graduate student preferred
-Interested in applying or want more information? Contact Judy Fillarca