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  • Kellie Albrecht Albrecht, Kellie L.
  • Professor of Education
  • Ph.D. in Education, Chapman University
  • Beta 207 B
  • (949) 214-3354

Professor of Education

Degrees Earned

Chapman University, Orange, CA, Ph.D. in Education, Cultural & Curricular Studies, 2013
National University, La Jolla, CA, M.S., Instructional Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction, 2001
CSU Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, B.A., Sociology, 1994

Bio

Dr. Kellie Albrecht is an assistant professor of education and lead program coordinator for the Master of Arts in Education (MAED) program. As subject matter expert (SME) for the educational research courses, Dr. Albrecht manages the capstone course content and trains faculty on effective action research facilitation. In the curriculum and instruction emphasis, Dr. Albrecht teaches MAED level courses in the areas of curriculum design, assessment, and evaluation, cultural discourses and educational foundations, and educational research. In addition to working with MAED students and faculty, Dr. Albrecht serves as chair and committee member for multiple doctoral dissertations. Dr. Albrecht is a servant leader and has been involved in institution-wide committees for institutional research, educational effectiveness, and technological readiness. Dr. Albrecht was a committee member for Concordia's Institutional Review Board (IRB), who worked with the board to develop IRB procedures and protocol. Currently, Dr. Albrecht serves on the Educational Effectiveness Committee (EEC).

Prior to teaching in higher education, Dr. Albrecht was an elementary school educator having taught in grades 1, 4, 5, and 6. Dr. Albrecht's experience teaching in urban schools sparked her passion for educating in diverse settings. Her experience working with culturally diverse and underrepresented children led to an interest in English language development and differentiated instructional practices. Additionally, Dr. Albrecht is the mother of four children, her oldest being identical twin boys. Dr. Albrecht's doctoral dissertation was an interpretive phenomenological analysis focused on identifying twins as a cultural group, which investigated individual needs for educating twins. The dissertation is titled, Beyond Bonded Voices: A Qualitative Study with Adult Monozygotic (Identical) Twins.

Dr. Albrecht's experience in higher education includes MAED program development and improvement, teaching undergraduate, graduate, and multiple and single subject credential courses, supervising student teachers in the field, assessing TPAs, and facilitating TPA student workshops.

Areas of Expertise

  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Action Research
  • Differentiated Instructional Practices
  • English Language Development
  • Curriculum Design, Assessment, and Evaluation
  • Distance Learning
  • Program Improvement
  • Technological Pedagogy
  • Stuart Caldwell Caldwell, Stuart
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Juris Doctorate, Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Emphasis, Chapman University School of Law
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Stuart Caldwell Picture

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees Earned

  • Juris Doctorate, Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Emphasis, Chapman University School of Law
  • Master of Arts, Curriculum and Instruction, Chapman University
  • Master of Arts, Educational Administration, Chapman University
  • Master of Arts, Special Education, Chapman University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Chapman University

Bio

Stuart Caldwell has been in public education since 1991. After having taught at both the middle school and high school levels for seven years, he then moved into administration, serving as an assistant principal at both middle and high school. Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 in Inglewood is his third principalship. The entirety of his educational experience has been in Title I inner-city schools.

Beyond his site administrative experience, Caldwell has taught in the MAED and Ed.D. programs for Concordia University Irvine since 2006, helping to prepare teachers for leadership and leaders for advanced leadership positions. He believes strongly in the power of education as a way to increase equitable access to all of the benefits of our society for our students and families. He loves the work he does in both his day job as a site leader and as an adjunct professor.

Credentials

  • Tier II Administrative Services
  • Clear Single Subject, Social Studies
  • Clear Specialist, Special Education, LH
  • Clear, Resource Specialist
  • Deborah Collins Collins, Deborah L.
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Ed.D., K-12 Leadership in Urban Education, University of Southern California

Adjunct Professor

Degrees Earned:

  • Ed.D., K-12 Leadership in Urban Education, University of Southern California
  • M.A., Educational Administration, California State University, Long Beach
  • B.A., Christian Education, George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon

Bio:

Dr. Debby Collins has been involved in public education since 1977 when she started her teaching career in Irvine Unified School District as a kindergarten teacher. In 1986, she was hired in Monrovia Unified School District as an elementary school principal. She was appointed to the Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, position in 2000; and from 2003 to 2013, Dr. Collins was promoted from Assistant Superintendent to Associate Superintendent to Deputy Superintendent. Late in the 2012/ 2013 school year, she became Superintendent of Schools until she retired in July.

Dr. Collins is currently teaching in the MAED program at Concordia University and also supervises teachers working on their administrative credentials. She has taught almost every course in the MAED program and specializes in assisting students with research methods and scholarly writing.

While in Monrovia Unified School District, she served as the Administrative Chair at the negotiations’ tables for all employees for 13 years. She has been credited with her ability to use Interest-Based Bargaining effectively and currently is asked to present to Human Resource administrators and trainees.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Human Resources Administration
  • K-12 Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Collaboration with District Office/ Site Administrators and Teachers
  • School District Culture and Climate
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Scholarly Writing/APA Format
  • Servant Leadership
  • Mediation
  • Interest-Based Bargaining
  • Dwight Doering Doering, Dwight R.
  • Executive Director, Doctor of Education Program
  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership, Georgia State University
  • Beta 109 D
  • (949) 214-3339
Doering, Dwight R.

Executive Director, Doctor of Education Program
Professor of Education

Biography

Dr. Dwight Doering is a professor of education and executive director of the Doctor of Education program. Prior to accepting the executive director position, Dr. Doering was the chair of the Educational Effectiveness Committee (EEC), where his responsibilities included designing the university’s framework for assessment of student learning and review of academic programs, monitoring and guiding program faculty through the program assessment and review processes, and serving as EEC representative on various university-level committees, including Academic Council. Dr. Doering has also held the position of director of graduate research for the School of Education from 2001-2013, where he oversaw the design and implementation of capstone experiences, among other responsibilities.

Before joining the faculty at Concordia University, Dr. Doering served as a research associate at the School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, where he oversaw the management and analysis of federal and state education data and reported findings to educational leaders and policymakers. Dr. Doering has nine years of teaching experience in middle school settings.

Education

  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership, Georgia State University
  • M.A., Educational Administration and Supervision, University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • B.A., Education, Concordia College, River Forest, IL

Areas of Expertise:

  • Learning Organizations
  • Organizational Change
  • Education Policy
  • Assessment and Accreditation
  • Evaluation Research
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Action Research
  • Content Analysis
  • barbara Howard Howard, Barbara
  • MAED Administrator, New Faculty Development
  • Ed.D. in International and Multicultural Education, University of San Francisco
  • Beta 208 C
Barbara Howard

MAED Administrator, New Faculty Development

Biography

Dr. Barbara Howard is currently the School of Education’s MAED Coordinator for new Adjunct Faculty Orientation and Development. She is also responsible for producing the SOE’s annual MAED and MEd Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes.

Dr. Howard has had the pleasure of working with adult college students since 1986. She began her career in Adult Education at National University as an academic advisor. When she left NU six years later to pursue her doctoral studies, she was director of three Bay Area centers serving hundreds of adult students. After completing her doctorate at the University of San Francisco, she resumed her work with adult students at the College of San Mateo, developing Corporate Education programs. In 1997 she and her husband relocated to Southern California where she worked at Marymount College in Palos Verdes as the Director of the Weekend College program.

After taking a few years off to stay home with her newborn daughter, Dr. Howard’s passion to serve the adult college student community brought her to CUI in 2004 when she opened Concordia’s Temecula Regional Center and was blessed to be able to teach and advise 100+ students through the BA Degree Completion program. In 2012 she moved to the School of Education where among other things she had the pleasure of bringing MAED programs to students in the Temecula and San Diego regions.

First and foremost, Dr. Howard defines herself as a daughter of the King of Kings, saved by His mercy and grace, and a disciple of Jesus Christ. Her passions are studying His word in Greek and sharing the gospel on short term mission trips. “God has placed a wonderful desire in my heart for mission work in Africa. I have had the pleasure of traveling to the continent of Africa 8 times in the last 10 years. My first visit was to Swaziland to plant gardens with Dream for Africa. My next two visits were to Ethiopia where I received my Amharic name Ingeda, and worked with Childrens’ Ministry workers for an organization called Kidzana. My next three trips were to Senegal where I had the privilege to work with a local young pastor and his wife in ministry in a small remote villages outside of Thies. Finally my last two visits were to the DR Congo where I have been most blessed work alongside the indomitable Esther and Camille Ntoto serving men, women and children through a variety of ministries. God is doing amazing things in Congo! I can’t wait to go back.”

Education

Ed.D. in International and Multicultural Education, University of San Francisco, 1995

MBA, National University, San Diego, 1988

B.A. in Literature and Writing, University of California, 1985

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Learning
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Scholarly Writing
  • Mentoring
  • WSCUC Assessment programs
  • Training Trainers in Children’s Ministry
  • Belinda Karge Karge, Belinda
  • Professor of Education, Doctoral Program
  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Quantitative Methods and Special Education University of California Riverside
  • Beta 209B
  • (949) 214-3333
Belinda Karge

Professor of Education, Doctoral Program

Degrees Earned:

  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Quantitative Methods and Special Education University of California Riverside
  • M. S. Education, Emphasis in Special Education and Reading, University of California, Riverside
  • B. S. Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • A. A. Long Beach City College

Dr. Belinda Karge is a Professor, Doctoral Programs at Concordia University Irvine and a Professor Emeritus from California State University, Fullerton. At CSU Fullerton she earned the status of tenured, full professor and served as the Coordinator of the Autism, Inclusion, Mathematics and Science (AIMS) Scholar program as well as department chair. She taught public school (preschool, elementary and high school) before working at California State University, Northridge and then San Diego State University. Dr. Karge is an expert in research based instructional strategies. Her professional record demonstrates a consistent pattern of scholarly activities including extensive research publications (two textbooks, five curriculum texts, five book chapters, several educational tools, and over 125 peer reviewed journal articles), and numerous grants (totaling over twenty million dollars). She has received many awards for her teaching and service to the profession. She was honored with the Council for Learning Disabilities Floyd Hudson Outstanding Service to the Field of Learning Disabilities National award and the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) award. During the course of her career, Dr. Karge has made plentiful referred presentations to international, state, and local groups of school district employees and has keynoted several conferences. She travels extensively as a consultant for the U. S. Department of State Office of Overseas Schools. Dr. Karge is a Lutheran and has lead many mission trips both in the USA and abroad.

Areas of Expertise

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Evaluation Research
  • Special Education
  • International Education
  • Education Reform
  • New Teacher Induction
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Eugene Kim Kim, Eugene P.
  • Associate Professor of International Studies
  • Ph.D., Comparative Education, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Beta 209 D
  • (949) 214-3367
Kim, Eugene P.

Executive Director, Master of Arts in International Studies Degree Program
Associate Professor of International Studies

Biography

Representing the Concordia University’s interests in China and the Asia region, Dr. Eugene Kim has established MOUs and partnerships with over 20 Chinese universities and schools in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing, Kunming and other cities. He is responsible for the strategic planning of the university's Asia strategy and has designed hybrid (U.S.-China) graduate programs in International Education, International Business, International Development and International Politics with over 200 alumni and $1.5 million in annual revenues in addition to having implemented short-term study abroad programs for undergraduate and graduate students to China. Prior to this, Dr. Kim was a tenure-track professor at Pepperdine University where he taught graduate level teacher education courses and was the founding coordinator of a professional development school in Hollywood. During his tenure at Pepperdine University, he served as chair of the Pepperdine Charter School Initiative, as advisor to doctoral students of educational leadership, and as a member on the Rank, Tenure, and Promotion Committee. Dr. Kim’s dissertation research centered on socialization in U.S. and Chinese classrooms. He has also published on values education, multiple intelligences and school administration. His current interests are in best practices for K-12 and higher education, with a focus on leadership and management. He is also greatly invested in social ventures, including a non-profit that he founded to support educational access and opportunities for under-resourced children around the world.

Education

  • Ph.D., Comparative Education, University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.S., Psychobiology, University of California, Los Angeles

Areas of Expertise:

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Organizational Culture and Ethics
  • Assessment and Accreditation
  • Diverse Educational Settings
  • International Education
  • Educational Change
  • Action Research
  • Educational Psychology
  • Education Policy
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Statistics
  • Evaluation Research
  • Cherly Lampe Lampe, Cheryl D.
  • Professor of Education
  • Ed.D., Institutional Management, Pepperdine University
  • Beta 103 A
  • (949) 214-3343
Lampe, Cheryl D.

Professor of Education

Biography

With more than forty years of educational experience, Dr. Cheryl Lampe has taught students in grades 4-8 and has been a learning coordinator, a school improvement coordinator, a compliance coordinator, and a middle school principal. Dr. Lampe has been a professor of education at Pepperdine University and Concordia University, supervising students in student teaching and administrative practicums, and has been actively involved in the CTC and WASC accreditation process. She has also worked at the Chancellor’s Office for the California State University system, working with schools of education to impact teaching and learning.

Her educational research has focused on divorce and the impact on children in schools, the leadership qualities of superintendents that demonstrate site-based management techniques, and the digital divide in our schools.

Education

  • Ed.D., Institutional Management, Pepperdine University
  • M.A., School Administration, Admin Credential, California State University, Long Beach
  • B.A., Teaching Credential, California State University, Long Beach

Areas of Expertise:

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Diverse Educational Settings
  • Educational Change
  • Common Core Standards
  • Assessment and Accreditation
  • Action Research
  • Blanca Quiroz Quiroz, Blanca
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. Human Development and Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Beta 209 E
  • (949) 214-3540
Quiroz, Blanca

Associate Professor

Biography

Dr. Quiroz joined Concordia after a remarkably comprehensive experience in education. Her path started as an elementary teacher for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). She began her research as an undergraduate and has continued publishing in peer reviewed journals in the areas of cultural psychology, early bilingualism, language and literacy acquisition, early childhood education curriculum, and professional development. Her first publications in the area of cultural psychology were adapted by WestEd Lab and are now well integrated in teacher’s training at several districts, including LAUSD.

After earning her PhD in the area of language and literacy development at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Dr. Quiroz transferred as an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development in Texas A & M University. In this capacity, she chaired and supervised many doctoral students in the Second Language Acquisition program. She developed curriculum and taught classes for the ESL doctoral and teacher training programs. Subsequently, she transitioned to the Texas Comprehensive Center and the Southeast Comprehensive Center as a program associate, serving as an expert in Early Childhood Education, Migrant Education, and Education for ESL students, and training professionals at the state level.

Dr. Quiroz redirected her theoretical expertise to applied research. As a research associate at Stanford University she developed an intervention program for Latino families in building parenting skills that foster children’s school readiness. She implemented the intervention in San Jose, CA while she was at Stanford University and later for the city of Austin, TX as the director of a non-profit organization. Her work has been highlighted in local newspapers and early family intervention reviews. She is now in the process of publishing her findings.

Dr. Quiroz’ passion for helping families and schools improve the education of students at high risk is evident throughout her career. Her comprehensive and innovative theoretical views echo through the unique accomplishments she has achieved in community-research, in areas of high need. From her personal, educational and professional trajectory, Dr. Quiroz brings to CUI an in-depth and unique understanding of education at multiple levels; family, community, school, district, and state. Dr. Quiroz supervises doctoral candidates and teaches quantitative methods and diversity courses within the Doctor of Education Program. She sees her role at Concordia as an opportunity to improve educational research from an applied perspective and values highly the extraordinary experiences of the students in our program.

Education

  • Ph.D. Human Development and Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
  • MEd. Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
  • MA. Latin American Studies, University of California Los Angeles, CA
  • B.A. Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA

Areas of Expertise:

  • Language Acquisition
  • Early Literacy Development in Spanish/English Bilinguals
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Child Development
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Cultural Psychology
  • Migrants’ Education
  • ESL education
  • Parental Involvement
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Kent Schlichtemeier Schlichtemeier, Kent
  • Professor of Education
  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Beta 107 A/B
  • (949) 214-3256

Professor of Education

Kent Schlichtemeier

Bio:

Dr. Kent Schlichtemeier is a teacher. He started his teaching career in 1978 teaching 6th-8th grades in Oxnard, CA. After completing his Master’s degree at Denver University in 1984, he continued his teaching career at the high school level in Orlando, FL. Dr. Schlichtemeier served in the School of Education at Concordia University, Irvine from 1988-2003 where he mentored future teachers. In addition to teaching at Concordia, Dr. Schlichtemeier was the women’s basketball coach until retiring in 1993 to pursue his doctorate degree. During the final two seasons of his tenure as coach, the Lady Eagle Basketball team made two consecutive appearances at the NAIA National Basketball Tournament after winning the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships. Dr. Schlichtemeier was voted the District Three NAIA Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1993 and was voted into the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006. Dr. Schlichtemeier has served as a teacher and assistant principal at Orange Lutheran High School from 2003-2007, before returning to teach at Concordia University. He enjoys frequent opportunities to speak at sports banquets, school graduations, athletic camps, teacher conferences, and leadership retreats.

Degrees Earned

  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., Denver University
  • B.A., Concordia Teachers College, Seward, NE

Areas of Expertise:

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Assessment
  • Organizational Culture
  • School Climate
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Action Research
  • Michael Schulteis Schulteis, Michael
  • Co-Director of Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs
    Professor of Science Education
  • ScEdD, Doctor of Science Education, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
  • Beta 108 B
  • (949) 214-3351
Michael Schulteis

Co-Director of Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs
Professor of Science Education

Dr. Schulteis teaches EDU 101, the first class all Liberal Studies majors will take; serves as an advisor to Liberal Studies majors; and interviews students for admission into the SOE Credential program.

Dr. Michael Schulteis is a Professor of Science Education and the Director of Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs. In addition to advising all undergraduates pursuing a career in teaching, he instructs the Elementary Mathematics and Science Methods course and the Introduction to Teaching course. Dr. Schulteis also teaches the Research Methods course for the MAEd program and has been a thesis advisor for over a decade. Outside the classroom Dr. Schulteis serves the university as a Faculty Marshal, a member of the Institutional Research Board (IRB), and an Admissions Department Liaison.

In addition to his experience as a faculty member at Concordia University, Dr. Schulteis taught biology and chemistry at the high school level and served as a homeroom teacher at the 7th grade level where he taught science, mathematics, social studies, PE, theology, and music. He has international teaching experience and spent time teaching science at an international school in Shanghai, China.

Education

  • ScEdD, Doctor of Science Education, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
  • M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, Concordia University Irvine
  • B.A., Biology, Concordia University Irvine

Areas of Expertise

  • Science Education
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Action Research
  • Lutheran Education
  • International Teaching
  • Peter Senkbeil Senkbeil, Peter
  • Professor of Theatre, Provost
  • Ph.D., Theatre and Drama, Northwestern University
  • Grimm Hall 315
  • (949) 214-3202

Professor of Theatre, Provost

Peter Senkbeil

Biography

Peter Senkbeil is Provost and Executive Vice President at Concordia University Irvine, where he has been a faculty member in the Theatre Department since 1992. He has directed over 30 full-length plays, including Songs for a New World, Falling, Till We Have Faces, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Cherry Orchard, Much Ado about Nothing, The Iraq War Project (also co-author), Paper Wings, Cabaret, and Working. His recent acting credits include Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, The Hiding Place, It’s a Wonderful Life, and Shadowlands.

In 2004, Dr. Senkbeil received the Excellence in Education award from the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival. Dr. Senkbeil serves on the editorial board of Ecumenica, a journal of the performing arts, faith, and society. He is a member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) and a founding member of Christians in Theatre Arts (CITA), an international arts networking organization; he served four terms on CITA’s board of directors. His doctoral dissertation is “Faith in Theatre: Professional Theatres Run by Christians in the United States and Canada and Their Strategies for Faith-Art Integration.” He has published articles and given presentations on Christianity and the arts, and he wrote the chapter on the arts for the book The Idea and Practice of a Christian University: A Lutheran Approach (Concordia Publishing House, 2015). Dr. Senkbeil and his family are active members of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Orange, California.

Education

  • B.A. – Communication and Theatre – Concordia University, Chicago
  • M.A. – Theatre – Northwestern University
  • Ph.D. – Theatre and Drama – Northwestern University

Curriculum Vitae

  • Bonni Stachowiak Stachowiak, Bonni
  • Adjunct Professor of Education
  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, Pepperdine University
Stachowiak, Bonni

Adjunct Professor of Education

Degrees Earned:

  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, Pepperdine University
  • M.A., Organizational Leadership, Chapman University
  • B.A., Social Sciences, Chapman University

Bio:

Dr. Bonni Stachowiak currently teaches courses in business, marketing, leadership, and human resources. In her role at the consulting firm, Innovate Learning, she partners with organizations to assist them in achieving their goals through a results-oriented and intrinsically motivated workforce. Organizations that foster professional development find a greater likelihood for having inspired and productive employees. It is rewarding to help companies give people a reason to enjoy what they do through developing their competence and cultivating trust.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Organizational Theory, Culture and Effectiveness
  • Systems Theory and Learning Organizations
  • Educational Psychology
  • Ethics
  • Instructional Leadership and Strategies
  • Assessment
  • Human Resource Management
  • Ethics
  • Online and Information Technologies
  • Margaret C. Thomas Thomas, Margaret C.
  • Director of eLearning Programs
    Associate Professor of Education
  • Ph.D., Education and Leadership, Barry University
  • Grimm Hall 225
  • (949) 214-3361
Thomas, Margaret C.

Director of eLearning Programs
Associate Professor of Education

Biography

Dr. Margaret Thomas currently serves as faculty in the Townsend Institute and also as an Academic Program Director in the School of Professional Studies, she also previously served as interim dean. Before joining the faculty at Concordia University, she provided national leadership, technical assistance, training and consultation for ResCare operations across the United States; consulted directly with the Social Ministry of Government of Bahrain to design programs for special need and at-risk students; consulted, developed and trained leadership in the United Kingdom to develop a new national model for counselors and leaders serving high needs populations. Dr. Thomas has also served as a school principal with at-risk and juvenile justice populations.

Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D., Education and Leadership, Barry University
  • M.A., Counselor Education, University of Central Florida
  • B.A., Psychology, University of North Florida

Areas of Expertise:

  • Organizational Theory, Culture and Effectiveness
  • Systems Theory and Learning Organizations
  • Educational Psychology
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Assessment and Accreditation
  • Online and Information Technologies
  • Special Needs Populations
  • Julie Vitale Vitale, Julie A.
  • Adjunct Professor of Education
  • Ph.D., Urban Educational Administration, Claremont Graduate University
Vitale, Julie A.

Adjunct Professor of Education

Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D., Urban Educational Administration, Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A., Educational Administration, California State University, San Bernardino
  • M.A., Education, Counseling, University of La Verne
  • B.A., History, University of La Verne

Bio:

Dr. Julie Vitale is Superintendent of Romoland School District. Prior to working in Romoland, Dr. Vitale served as an assistant superintendent of educational services in the Monrovia Unified School District. Dr. Vitale also worked in the Corona-Norco Unified School District for nineteen years, where she was the inaugural principal of Eleanor Roosevelt High School and performed in that capacity from 2005-2010. From 2002-2005, Dr. Vitale served as a coordinator of curriculum and instruction and prior to that she served as an assistant principal at Corona High School. She also has taught English, social science, science, and was the AVID coordinator for grade 9-12.

Dr. Vitale has taught in the Master of Arts in Educational Administration program for Concordia University since 2007. Her research has focused on instructional leadership and student success.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Instructional Leadership and Strategies
  • Diverse Educational Settings
  • Common Core Standards
  • Assessment and Accreditation
  • Organizational Change
  • School Climate
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Action Research
  • Catherine Webb Webb, Catherine
  • Adjunct Professor of Education
  • Ed.D. Instructional Leadership, Argosy University
  • Beta 107 B
  • (949) 214-3598
Webb, Catherine

Adjunct Professor of Education

Degrees Earned:

  • Ed.D. Instructional Leadership, Argosy University, Arizona, 2007
  • MAEd., Supervision and Administration, University of Phoenix, Arizona 2002
  • B. A. History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995
  • B. A. Geography/Environmental Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995

Bio:

Dr. Catherine Webb is an Associate Professor of Education and the Director of the School of Education’s MAEd. Institutional Review Board at Concordia University Irvine. Dr. Webb serves as a generalist teaching Education Technology, Administration, and Curriculum and Instruction courses in the MAEd program. Dr. Webb served as a K-8 teacher, special education teacher, site administrator, and district administrator for over 15 years in California and Arizona. She holds a Clear Administrative Services credential and Clear Teaching credential in both states. Dr. Webb defended her dissertation on the efficacy of professional learning communities and the impact school improvement initiatives have on student academic achievement. Dr. Webb’s expertise lies in curriculum, Instruction and assessment, administration, and technology. Dr. Webb served as a consultant and professional development presenter, serving school districts nationwide. Dr. Webb has worked in Higher Education since 2007.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Technology
  • 21st century Teaching and Learning
  • Classroom Management
  • Instructional Leadership/li>
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Diverse Learners
  • School Improvement
  • Common Core Standards
  • Action Research
  • APA
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