Graduate School of Education and Counseling

New Partnership Helps Bring STEM to K-12 Schools

The Oregon nonprofit In4All and Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling pair CAS undergraduates with career professionals to inspire and engage Portland-area K-12 students.

Professor Receives Prestigious Award for Outstanding Journal Article

Education in Leadership professor Mollie Galloway, along with her colleague and co-author Ann Ishimaru, have been named the 2022 William J. Davis Award recipients for their article “Hearts and Minds First: Institutional Logics in Pursuit of Educational Equity.”

Dismantling Barriers Between Marginalized Communities and River Conservation

Education in Leadership professor Lisa Collins shares what nature and rivers mean to her in Love is King – Let Freedom Roam’s video series highlighting the significance of rivers in BIPOC and systematically marginalized communities.

Welcome New GSEC Faculty and Staff

The graduate school is pleased to have welcomed many new faculty and staff throughout the summer and fall of 2022, as well as celebrated a few familiar faces as they transitioned into new roles and responsibilities.

Representation Matters

The Graduate Students of Color Alliance (GSOCA) and fellow graduate students celebrate Dr. Holmes-Sullivan’s presidency with messages of support and inspiration.

A New Graduate Campus Experience is Coming Soon

The Graduate Commons will be an inviting outdoor gathering space for the LC community and visitors alike, and serve as a central hub that unites all corners of the graduate campus.


A new collaborative art installation is on display at the entrance to Rogers Hall on the graduate campus.

Celebrating 10 Years of Service and Training

Lewis & Clark’s Community Counseling Center, which provides the Portland metro area with accessible resources for mental health services and problem gambling treatment, is celebrating 10 years of service to the community!

Six MAT Alums Help Make Annual Social Justice Conference a Success

Founded in 2007 by a group of educators from Portland, Olympia, and Seattle, the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference strives to promote equity and racial justice in the classroom.

A CAS-GSEC Partnership Receives $105,000 for STEM Teacher Development

The NSF funding will provide professional development in conservation-centered data science pedagogy for 6th-12th grade STEM teachers in Portland, Oregon and CAS undergraduates interested in STEM teaching careers.

Professor Visits Arctic Circle in Environmental Justice Mission

As part of Love is King’s Operation ROAM, educational Leadership professor Lisa Collins will visit the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and hear from the indigenous Gwichʼin tribe regarding the ongoing battle to protect their lands from oil drilling.

Lewis & Clark Welcomes New President

Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan is the first woman and the first person of color to serve as Lewis & Clark’s president in the institution’s 155-year history.

TransActive Gender Project Joins Senators Merkley and Wyden to Support Transgender Youth and the LGBTQ+ Community

Jenn Burleton, TransActive Program Director and transgender youth advocate, will address the existential threat of anti-trans legislation and hate, and the need for Federal protections guaranteeing access to trans-affirming healthcare for transgender/nonbinary adolescents and teens.

New Certificate Program Puts Academic Focus on Working with Trans, Nonbinary, Agender and Gender Nonconforming Youth

The 9-month intensive program prepares individuals to better support trans-spectrum children, youth, and adults, and to educate those within the PK-12 education system and other youth serving organizations.

Professor and Alumna Lisa Collins Named Carnegie Foundation Great Educator

The Great Educators series celebrates the invaluable contributions by educators of color, spotlighting diverse leaders in the education system who work to ensure that all students have the opportunity to live a healthy, dignified, and fulfilling life.