- About the USC Rossier School of Education
The USC Rossier School of Education is led by a team that includes the Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean, the Executive Council, the Board of Councilors and the Faculty Council.
About the Dean
Pedro A. Noguera is the Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean of the USC Rossier School of Education. Prior to his appointment, Noguera served as a Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He also served as a tenured professor and holder of endowed chairs at New York University (2004–2015), Harvard University (2000–2003) and the University of California, Berkeley (1990–2000).
The Executive Council (EC) provides oversight for all teaching, research and operations at USC Rossier. The EC also advises the dean in his effort to meet the school’s mission to prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy efforts. Council membership includes representation from the major units of the school, the dean, the elected chair of the faculty council, associate deans and other school leaders.
Board of Councilors
The USC Rossier Board of Councilors provides strategic advice, support and assistance to ensure USC Rossier’s role as a model education research and training institution for the 21st century. Board members help implement strategies to secure major gifts for the school’s priorities and act as advocates for the school’s mission to prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy.
Faculty Council is a forum for faculty decision-making and participation in the shared governance of the school and university. Its primary purpose is to advance the intellectual vitality and overall well-being of the school and university. The council is comprised of elected members who represent programs, concentrations, key committees and part-time faculty within the school. The chair of faculty council also represents the school on USC’s Academic Senate.