Education Demands Help Cordeiro, SOLES Thrive

Paula Cordeiro’s passion for education runs deep. Her loyalty to preserve education’s integrity and effectiveness is heartfelt. Celebrating her 15th year as dean of USD’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) this month, Cordeiro is so committed to it that she briefly paused to note that she was actually in San Diego instead of working on an international project.

“I’m usually not in the country in July,” she told a group of USD’s University of the Third Age life-long learners (ages 55 and up) in the Manchester Executive Conference Center at the start of a PowerPoint presentation she gave them this week.

Cordeiro’s mindset about education — that it’s an internationally accessible commodity — is a reflection of her own experiences as a student, teacher and administrator in Venezuela and Spain and the importance of preparing current and future educators.

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