Commendation for Dr. Beverly L. Young


WHEREAS, Dr. Beverly L. Young has devoted her professional life to improving teaching and learning in the State of California; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Young began her career in the CSU as a faculty member in Teacher Education at CSU Fullerton; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Young was the founding director of CalStateTEACH; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Young served as the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs for the CSU, where she spent more than a decade working with campus Presidents, Vice Presidents, Deans of Education, and Faculty in order to facilitate positive changes in teacher preparation within the 23-campus system (including joint doctoral degrees); and

WHEREAS, Dr. Young possesses deep knowledge of teacher education policy at a regional, state, and national level; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Young has served on numerous external committees and boards, including the WestEd Board of Directors, Smarter Balanced Assessment Executive Consortium, and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Young helped the CSU to develop high quality independent Ed.D. degree programs; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Young is admired and lauded by her colleagues for her collaborative spirit and ability to bring disparate groups together to improve teacher preparation; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU wish Dr. Beverly L. Young well in her future professional and private endeavors upon her retirement.



Approved by Acclamation – September 4, 2015




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