New UC San Diego CREATE Initiative to Strengthen K-12 Climate Education

“Creating Climate Champions” will leverage campus resources to support K-12 climate learning The Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at UC San Diego has launched a one-year pilot program to advance climate education in San Diego County K-12 schools.  Creating Climate Champions at UC San Diego CREATE is a collaborative…

Rafael S. Hernandez Receives UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Award

Congratulations to Rafael S. Hernandez, director of the Early Academic Outreach Program! Hernandez was the recipient of a UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Award at the 25th Annual UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Award ceremony on February 4, 2020 at the Price West Ballroom. The UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Awards honor faculty, staff, students…

Professor Mica Pollock Named as Top Scholar in Education Practice and Policy

Dr. Mica Pollock, UC San Diego professor of Education Studies and director of the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at UC San Diego, has been named one of the top 200 scholars who “did the most last year to shape educational practice and policy” in Education Week’s 2020 RHSU…

Teaching Tolerance Lifts CREATE’s #USvsHate

“This is an initiative that invites student voice. Kids are given an invitation to message and speak their perspective. Teachers are being invited into a collective effort to work on the issues of our society rather than pretend the world doesn’t exist.” – Mica Pollock, UC San Diego Professor of Education Studies, Director of the…

CREATE Statement on White Supremacist Violence

We at UC San Diego’s Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) denounce the white supremacist violence spiking in our nation. We also denounce the deeper forms of “white supremacy” spiking into today’s explicit violence. That is, we reject the false notions of group inferiority and superiority, and related structures of…

This Week @ UC San Diego: It Takes a Network

The Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) is the lead story in the May 30, 2019 issue of This Week @ UC San Diego. “To raise a child with a fair shot at college, it takes more than a village—it takes a network.” Read the article here.