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Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation

The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation offers a variety of exciting educational opportunities for post-baccalaureate students seeking professional careers in the fields of Counselor Education. All programs are fully accredited and are recognized for excellence and innovation. Two programs in the Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation are CACREP accredited, the MS degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and MS degree in Counseling, option in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.

Our Counselor Education program offers the Master of Science degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, the Master of Science degree in Counseling with options in School Counseling and Student Affairs and College Counseling, and the Master of Science degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. We also offer the California Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential for students seeking a career in school counseling.

We have earned special recognition from the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES) by receiving the Exemplary Program Award for outstanding innovations in providing professional preparation for counselors. California State University, Fresno has also recently been ranked #9 for the Best Affordable School Counseling Degree Program. Information regarding this ranking can be found at the link here

Call for Third-Party Comment

Submission Deadline: March 5, 2022

On April 3-4, California State University, Fresno will host an accreditation visit by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). In preparation for the visit, the AAQEP Quality Review Teams are soliciting public comment about the quality of educator preparation provided by the university’s initial and advanced programs. All comments must be submitted by March 5, 2022 through the AAQEP website: Submit Comment

Contact Us

Visit Us: Education Building ED 350

Mailing Address: 5005 N. Maple Ave. M/S ED3 Fresno, CA 93740-8025

Dr. Alicia Becton
Department Chair

April Cardiel
Administrative Support Coordinator

Meet Our Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Full-Time Faculty List
Name Title Email
Alicia Becton Associate Professor and Department Chair 
Yuleinys Castillo Assistant Professor and Coordinator,  Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling 
Jeff Crane Assistant Professor 
Yasar Nur Dedeoglu Assistant Professor 
Mandy Greaves Assistant Professor 
Ramar Henderson Assistant Professor 
Song Lee Professor 
Christopher Lucey Professor and Director, Fresno Family Counseling Center 
Sergio Pereyra Assistant Professor 
Jenelle Pitt Parker Professor and Associate Dean 
Gitima Sharma Associate Professor and Coordinator, School Counseling Graduate Program and Pupil Personnel Services Credential 
H. Dan Smith Faculty Early Retirement Program 
Wei-Mo Tu Assistant Professor 
Albert Valencia Faculty Early Retirement Program 
Kyle Weir Professor 
Soua Xiong Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Student Affairs and College Counseling Graduate Program 

Part-Time Faculty

Part-Time Faculty List
Name Title Email
Rocio Arevalo Lecturer 
Lynette Bartucci Lecturer 
Geni Bird Lecturer 
Jessica Bloom Lecturer 
Garbralle Conroe Lecturer 
Shimeka Conway Lecturer 
Cheri Cruz Lecturer 
Herbert Cruz Lecturer 
Lauren Dollarhide Lecturer 
Erica Eastes Lecturer 
Frances Echeverria Lecturer 
Jennifer Engelbert Lecturer 
Howard Glidden Lecturer 
Maira Hernandez Lecturer 
Susan Holt Lecturer 
Steven Koobatian Lecturer 
Chong Lee Lecturer 
Tina Lock Lecturer 
Gregory Lomack Lecturer 
Susan Meadows Lecturer 
Emily Paradise Lecturer 
David Paul Lecturer 
Ray Ramirez Lecturer 
Nayantara Rodrigues Lecturer 
Victoria Sanders Lecturer 
Xee Thao Lecturer 
Shemya Vaughn Lecturer 
Aaron Wadsworth Lecturer 
Yuchen Wang Lecturer 
Pa Nhia Xiong Lecturer