Aggie Service Award 2014: Sandi Redenbach '72, Cred. '73


Sandi Redenbach, a retired teacher and current national consultant who overcame a tumultuous adolescence, is awarded the Aggie Service Award for her dedication of time, energy, volunteerism and leadership in support of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and UC Davis. 

She was a teacher for more than 35 years. In 1988, she established “The Independent Learning Center, a drop out recovery, independent study high school in California, which still operates serving at-risk youth. She authored numerous articles and books on discipline, responsibility, emotional intelligence, and leadership. 

Through her consulting and publishing firm, “Esteem Seminar Programs and ESP ‘Wise’ Publications,” she has held several workshops worldwide that focused on self-esteem and personal growth. 

Futhermore, Redenbach has made a planned gift to the School of Education that created a perpetual scholar-ship for students committed to improving education for those at risk of not succeed-ing in school. She is also a financial supporter of the Mondavi Center and the UCDHS Mini-Medical School. Redenbach is recognized for her exceptional volunteer leadership and support of philanthropy at UC Davis.