Resources and Program Highlights

Notables

  • Congratulations to Dorry Lillard, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for her recent presentation on "Restorative Practices in New Zealand Schools" at the 31st annual international conference for Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars at CSU Long Beach, June 2-3, 2017.

  • Congratulations to Luquanda Hawkins, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for acceptance to present at the 16th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education from January 4-7, 2018. Her presentation title is "The Making of the Achievement Gap".  

  • Congratulations to Dr. Tomasz B. Stanek, CSUSB Ed.D. Alumnus, who has authored an article titled "On David Hume"  recently published in the Wisdom in Education Journal, 2017.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Olivia Rosas, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, and her colleagues for acceptance to present at the 2017 Coalition of Urban & Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Conference in Denver, Colorado from October 9-11, 2017.  Their presentation topic is "Serving Undocumented Students and their Families".

  • Congratulations to Ms. Rebecca S. Monroe, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, who has authored an article titled "Generative Leadership: A Thematic Book Review" recently published in the Wisdom in Education Journal, 2017.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Joanna M. Oxendine, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, who has authored an article titled "Critical Analysis of the Master Plan for Higher Education in California" recently published in the Wisdom in Education Journal, 2017.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Joanna Oxendine, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for receiving an Office of Student Research Award through the SSI Graduate Innovative Scholars Fund. Thanks to Dr. Edna Martinez, her faculty sponsor. 

  • Congratulations to Dr. Edwin Gomez, CSUSB Ed.D. alumnus, who was recently appointed Superintendent of Coachella Valley Unified School District.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Ricky Shabazz, CSUSB Ed.D. alumnus, who was recently appointed President of San Diego City College.

  • Congratulations to Mr. Quinton Bemiller, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program and tenured faculty at Norco College, who has been selected to be an Institute Team member for a new state-wide initiative called the California Guided Pathways Project. Norco College was one of only 20 California Community Colleges selected to participate in the California Guided Pathways Project. 

    Congratulations also to Mr. Quinton Bemiller for his recent feature titled “Advocating for the Arts in the Inland Empire: An Interview with Quinton Bemiller” in Art & Cake, a contemporary arts magazine focusing on the Los Angeles area.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Cherina Betters, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for receiving the Mesa View Middle School Teacher of the Year award.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Jess Black, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, on the acceptance of her proposal to present at the Holistic Teaching and Learning conference at Southern Oregon University in September 2017. Her proposal is titled "Creating an Empathetic Classroom".

  • Congratulations to Ms. Erika Tejeda-VanRensburg, current CSUSB Ed.D. student and Assistant Principal of Pinacate Middle School, for being selected as the Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year by the Western Riverside County Association of School Managers (WRCASM). 

  • Congratulations to Dr. Courtney Doussett, CSUSB Ed.D. Alumna and Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Kinesiology, for being awarded College of the Desert's outstanding faculty of the year. 

  • Congratulations to Dr. Lari Nelson, CSUSB Ed.D. Alumna and Elementary Principal of Bryant School of Arts and Innovation, Riverside Unified School District, for being named 2017 ACSA Region XIX Administrator of the year.  Association of California School Administrators - Region 19 

  • Congratulations to Ms. Mina Blazy, Ms. Rae Lynn Kit, and Ms. Mary McAllister, current students in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for receiving an Office of Student Research Award through the SSI Graduate Innovative Scholars Fund. Thanks to Dr. Nancy Acevedo-Gil, their faculty sponsor. SSI Graduate Innovative Scholars Fund

  • Congratulations to Ms. Maria Domingo, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for receiving an Office of Student Research Award through the SSI Graduate Scholars Grant Writing program. Thanks to Dr. Edna Martinez, her faculty sponsor.  SSI Graduate Innovative Scholars Fund

  • Congratulations to Ms. Mahbuba Hammad, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for receiving the NFMLTA-NCOLCTL (National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Association-National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages) Research Award grant, March 2017. NCOLCTL is the premier organization around the world that focuses specifically on Less Commonly Taught Languages.  NFMLTA-NCOLCTL Research Award - NCOLCTL Conference Center

  • Congratulations to Ms. Aurora Vilchis, Mr. Fernando Villalpando, Mr. Jesse Felix, Ms. Olivia Rosas, and Ms. Maria Domingo, current students in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for their participation in the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) conference, March 9-11, 2017 in Irvine, CA. Thanks to the Provost's office for supporting this event and to Dr. Nancy Acevedo-Gil and Dr. Edna Martinez for their mentorship.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Juliet Makapugay, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for her presentation on “Inclusive Practices for Students with Autism in Activities” at the 18th International CEC-DADD on Autism, Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disabilities in Clearwater, FL on January 20, 2017.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Sharon Pierce, current student in the CSUSB Ed.D. program, for co-authoring, along with two CSUSB faculty members, Dr. Montgomery Van Wart and Dr. Alexandru Roman, the following article in the Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences:  The Rise and Effect of Virtual Modalities and Functions on Organizational Leadership: Tracing Conceptual Boundaries Along the E-Management and E-Leadership Continuum, 2016 - Montgomery VAN WART, Alexandru ROMAN, Sharon PIERCE

Terri Nelson

Dr. Lari Nelson

Dr. Ricky Shabazz

Dr. Ricky Shabazz

Courtney Doussett

Dr. Courtney Doussett

Ginny Stewart defending her thesis

Dr. Ginny Stewart-Hattar & Dissertation Committee

Ms. Risa Lumley & Disseration Committee

Dr. Risa Lumley & Dissertation Committee

Charron Rodriquez Dissertation Committee

Dr. Charron Rodriguez & Dissertation Committee

  • Congratulations to Dr. Frieda Brands, CSUSB Ed.D. Alumna and Director of Lake Elsinore Unified School District, along with her colleagues, who won the 2016 Model of Academic Excellence Award.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Mahbuba Hammad, CSUSB Ed.D. student, who received a research award from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages as part of its Research Priorities Initiative. Her research proposal is titled: Harnessing Arabic Literacy Skills with a Leveled-Reading Intervention, February 2017.
  • Congratulations to Mr. Carl Christman, CSUSB Ed.D. student, who is a mentalist and was recently featured in this video from a local news station in Portland Oregon, December, 2016
  • Congratulations to Ms. Michelle Estrada who has been selected  as the recipient of Victor Valley College Foundation's Distinguished Education Service award of 2017.  
  • Congratulations to Mr. Eyad Alfattal, CSUSB Ed.D. student, who has authored an article titled "A New Conceptual Model for Understanding International Students’ College Needs" recently published in the Journal of International Students, 2016.
  • Congratulations to Mr. Eyad Alfattal, CSUSB Ed.D. student, who has authored an article titled "International Students’ College Achievement: A Critical Quantitative Perspective" in the Wisdom in Education Journal, 2016. 
  • Congratulations to Ms. Mahbuba Hammad, CSUSB Ed.D. student, who is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program award.  Dr. Acevedo-Gil and Dr. Doueiri are her faculty co-mentors.
  • Congratulations to Ms. Mahbuba Hammad who was invited by Qatar Foundation International to participate in a round table to produce guidelines for initial instruction in Arabic literacy for students in North American Arabic immersion programs.
  • The Presidents’ Round Table Announces 2016 Cohort Fellows  For Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership: Dr. Ricky Shabazz, CSUSB Ed.D. Alumnus and Vice President of Student Services at San Bernardino Valley College selected as Thomas Lakin Institute Fellow 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Charron Rodriguez, Teaching Assistant Principal, Alta Loma School District, for successfully defending her CSUSB Ed.D. dissertation titled Student Engagement of Fifth Grade Gifted Students in a General Education Class, chaired by Dr. Bonnie Piller, on 10-13-2016. 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Ginny Stewart-Hattar, Assistant Director, Special Events & Guest Services California State University, San Bernardino, for successfully defending her CSUSB Ed.D. dissertation titled Transfer Student Experiences at a Four-Year University, chaired by Dr. Donna Schnorr, on 10-27-2016. 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Risa Lumley, Librarian, Palm Desert Campus, for successfully defending her CSUSB Ed.D. dissertation titled The Academic Library and Social Justice: A Q-Study of Librarian Attitudes, chaired by Dr. John Winslade, on 10-19-2016.  
  • Congratulations to Dr. Eyad Alfattal, Senior Program Coordinator, International Extension Programs, California State University, San Bernardino, for successfully defending his CSUSB Ed.D. dissertation titled Globalization, Internationalization, Marketing, and College Choice: Key Factors Affecting International Students’ Mobility in the Case of a Comprehensive Public University, chaired by Dr. Jay Fiene, on 4-6-2017.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Mauricio Cadavid, Sr. Instructional Designer ITS, Academic Technologies & Innovation, California State University, San Bernardino, for successfully defending his CSUSB Ed.D. dissertation titled Literacy Tutoring Strategies of America Reads University-Level Tutors, chaired by Dr. Debbie Stine on 4-25-2017.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Pierce, Administrator, Lighthouse Christian Academy, for successfully defending her CSUSB Ed.D. dissertation titled "Taking Our Seat at the Table": A Narrative Inquiry of the Experiences of Seven Latina Administrative Leaders in Higher Education, chaired by Dr. Enrique Murillo on 5-15-2017.
  • Congratulations to Dr. La'Resha Richardson, Special Education Teacher, Riverside Unified School District, for successfully defending her CSUSB Ed.D. dissertation titled "Education Through the Eyes of Foster Parents", chaired by Dr. John Winslade on 5-16-2017.

Eyad Alfattal

Dr. Eyad Alfattal

Mahbuba Hammad

Ms. Mahbuba Hammad

Dr. Edwin Nunez

Dr. Edwin Gomez

Dr. Jay Fiene, Dr. Marita Mahoney, and Dr. Eyad Alfattal

Dr. Eyad Alfattal & Dissertation Committee

Mauricio Cadavid & Dissertation Committee

Dr. Mauricio Cadavid, Sr., & Dissertation Committee

LaResha Richardson & Dissertation Committee

Dr. La'Resha Richardson and Dissertation Committee

Sharon Pierce, Edna Martinez, and Enrique Murillo, Jr.

Dr. Sharon Pierce and Dissertation Committee

Dr. Frieda Brands and colleagues

Lake Elsinore Unified School District was recognized at the 14th Annual Riverside County Education Summit for their SNAP and SET-4-School program. The program won the 2016 Models of Academic Excellence and Innovation Award. From left to right:RCOE Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth M. Young, LEUSD Director Dr. Frieda Brands, School Psychologist Dawn Konkol, Supervisor Adria Galarza, Social Service Coordinator Jamie Jubala-Chip, RUHS-BH Supervisor Anna Loza, Bilingual Speech and Language Pathologist Luz Angel-Paez, and LEUSD Superintendent Dr. Doug Kimberly.

Alumni Job Titles

PK-12, District, and County

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  • Assistant Principal of Student Services
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  • Counselor (2)
  • Director of Assessment and Data (2)
  • Director Department of Youth Services
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  • Director, TechED Department of Information Technology, Assessment and Accountability, and Institutional Effectiveness
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  • Elementary Administrator, Special Education
  • Principals (3)
  • Program Manager, Center for Teacher Innovation (2)
  • Resource Specialist
  • SAI Teacher
  • School Teacher (3)
  • Special Education Teacher (1)
  • Superintendent

 

 

Community College/Higher Education

  • Adjunct Faculty (3)
  • Assistant Director/Events Coordinator
  • Assistant Controller
  • Associate Director of Residential Education
  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Literacy Center
  • Interim Chair, Community College District Regional Consortium
  • International Admissions Counselor
  • Librarian
  • PhD Fellow
  • President City College
  • Tenure Track Faculty (3)
  • Vice President of Student Services

Other

  • Director
  • Executive Director
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  • President