Andrea Carlin, MSW, PPSC
Andrea Carlin, MSW

Undergraduate & Graduate Field Coordinator

Office Phone Email
Professional Human Services (PHS) Building | Room 128 559.278.3039


  • B.A., Colby College
  • M.S.W., Smith College

Professional Experience

  • 1992 - Present- California State University, Fresno: Field Coordinator, Assistant Field Coordinator and PPS Coordinator. Extensive liaison work with public schools in support of PPS credential candidates. 
  • 1990 - 1992- CSU, Fresno Foundation: Field Instructor. Extensive contact with public schools and students.

Academic Experience

  • 1988 - 1990 - Dinuba Children's Services, Lead Clinician
  • 1986 - 1988 - Dinuba Children's Services, Clinician
  • 1985 - 1986 - School Mental Health Program, School Social Worker

Courses Taught

  • SWrk 274: Advanced Social Work Practice in Schools I
  • SWrk 275: Advanced Social Work Practice in Schools II
  • SWrk 271T:School of Social Work
  • SWrk 250/251: MSW Field Practitum
  • SWrk 181: BA Field Practicum

Guest Lectures

  • SWrk 130
  • SWrk 185
  • SWrk 271T (Child Welfare);
  • SWrk 271T (Treatment with Children)


  • National Association of Social Workers, Member
  • National Association of Social Workers, School Social Work Specialty Section, Member
  • National Association of School Social Workers
  • California Association of School Social Workers, Area Representative
  • California Association of School Social Work Educators
  • California Faculty Association, Member
  • California Teachers Association, Member
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Member
  • Psi Chi, Member
  • Provide annual training to graduate and undergraduate field faculty on topics such as Effective Supervision Strategies, Legal and Ethical Issues, Performance Evaluations.

University, Community and Professional Service

  • Academic Advisor, approximately 50 undergraduate students
  • Chair, PPS Advisory Committee
  • Member, Curriculum Committee
  • Member, Field Sequence
  • Member, Field Review and Certification Committee
  • Member, Practice Committee
  • Member, BA Program Committee
  • Member, Part Time Program Committee
  • Member, KSOEHD Graduate Credential Program Coordinators Committee
  • Member, KSOEHD Advanced Credential Committee
  • Member, KSOEHD NCATE Committee
  • Advisory Committee, FUSD Safe Schools/Healthy Students
  • Attendance Task Force, Fresno Unified School District
  • California Association of School Social Workers, Board Member
  • California Association of School Social Work Educators
  • Participation in numerous Healthy Start, Safe Schools and Neighborhood Resource Center collaborations with school districts in the Central Valley.