Dr. Breeda McGrath
“A parent who is dealing with job loss may be using all of his cognitive resources just to cope, and has very little left over for the kids. And while kids don’t understand all of it, they...feel a sense of loss.”-Dr. Breeda McGrath, Dean, Academic Affairs
Sees Herself in Her Students
A Pacific Oaks student in the human development and teacher credentialing programs creates an activity to engage students and lands a publishing contract.
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Tool Belts, Anger, and Sunflowers
Pacific Oaks Children’s School instructor Victor Soto is teaching four-year-olds skills to help them navigate the seesaws of the real world as well as those on the playground.
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Trains Teachers and Leaders to Change the World
Sarah Therberge believes “useful, relevant, and meaningful learning will rock your world.” A PO class she took 15 years ago continues to impact her today.
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Dr. Michele Nealon-Woods
“Students need more than just technical tools; they need to be guided in understanding how their own belief systems and their level of psychological self-awareness influence their current and future competencies.” -Michele Nealon-Woods, National President, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Our Schools

TCS Education System includes four specialized higher education institutions that offer an effective approach to preparing socially responsible professionals in applied fields, and a children's school that serves as a powerful training lab for our college students while delivering progressive, evidence-based curriculum to young learners.

Our colleges are guided by a shared mission: to prepare innovative, engaged, purposeful agents of change who serve our global community.


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