Graduate School of Education and Counseling

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.

Become a Teacher by 2023: Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School is Accepting Applications

You could apply today, begin classes in mid-June 2022, graduate in July 2023, and be teaching in your own classroom that September.

Join Us May 14: Art Therapy Symposium

Open to all interested practitioners and offering 6 CEUs for therapists and counselors, this year’s art therapy symposium welcomes all levels of experience in conceptualizing social justice with breakout sessions geared toward multiple levels of learning.

Art Therapy Hosts Second Open Studio for Ukrainian Community on May 1

Art therapists will be present at the event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 to facilitate the process as we set our hearts and wishes in motion by creating art inspired by Ukrainian traditions. All art supplies will be provided and interpreters will be available.

Alumna to Bring Therapeutic Letter Writing Project to Underserved Communities

Luna, The Letter Bus, developed by Holly Roland ’12, is on a mission to hit the road this summer!

Renée Watson is the Graduate School’s 2022 Commencement Speaker

Renée is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, educator, and community activist. Her young adult novel, Piecing Me Together (Bloomsbury, 2017) received a Coretta Scott King Award and Newbery Honor.

Juliette Reséndez, Graduate Admissions Counselor, Receives Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fellowship

The fellowship supports Reséndez in attending the Association of Graduate Enrollment Management (NAGAP) Pre-Summit Institute’s Inclusive Marketing & Recruitment session and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Certificate program.

Art by Savi Ryan MAT ’22 Featured in LC’s 2022 Gender Studies Symposium

The 41st Annual Gender Studies Symposium examines how gender and sexuality affect dynamics of fantasy, exploring transformative questions of intimacy, pleasure, and politics.

New $60,000 Scholarship and Loan Repayment Fund Supports Future School Counselors from Historically Marginalized Communities

A unique two-part scholarship, the SCAS & LRAP offers recipients a $10,000 School Counseling Annual Scholarship (SCAS) upon admission to the program, and later eases the debt burden with an additional $10,000 Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP).

Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan named the next president of Lewis & Clark

The Lewis & Clark Board of Trustees announced today it has selected Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan as the institution’s 26th president. The appointment of Holmes-Sullivan follows a rigorous nationwide search that attracted a strong pool of over a hundred applicants.

Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan Selected to be Lewis & Clark’s 26th President

A respected higher education leader with three decades of experience at universities and colleges in Oregon and California, Holmes-Sullivan will assume the presidency in July 2022, following the retirement of President Wim Wiewel.

Did You Know?

Over the past 5 years, we have partnered with over 300 schools throughout the Portland metro area and beyond. Check out this interactive map to see where your future teachers, school counselors, and school psychologists served in 2020-21.