School of Education

Overview

The School of Education at Azusa Pacific University equips teachers and administrators for excellence and leadership in educational settings. Offering graduate education degrees, the school provides an Ed.D. program and accredited teaching credential and master’s programs, including degrees in special education, school counseling and school psychology, and educational technology.

For a full listing of programs and affiliated faculty, visit the appropriate department or division pages: Educational Leadership, School Counseling and School Psychology, and Teacher Education.

Affiliated Programs

Bachelor’s Degree Program

APU offers a number of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved subject-matter programs for candidates completing their bachelor’s degrees.

The School of Education and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences collaborate to offer the Integrated Bachelor’s/Credential Program. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a traditional undergraduate B.A. in Liberal Studies that is geared toward individuals preparing to be a special education or elementary teacher.

Graduate Physical Education Programs

APU offers programs in graduate physical education. The Master of Arts in Physical Education and Single Subject Teaching Credential, Master of Arts in Physical Education with an Added Authorization in Adapted Physical Education, the Master of Science in Physical Education (also online), and the Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE, transitioning to CAEP) and are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For more information, visit the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences.

School Librarianship Programs

APU offers programs in school librarianship. These programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE, transitioning to CAEP) and are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For further information, please visit University Libraries.

School Nurse Services Credential

APU offers a program in school nursing services. The School Nurse Services Credential (SNSC) is approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For further information, please visit the School of Nursing.

Faculty

Dean

Anita Fitzgerald Henck, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Diversity and Values

Chinaka DomNwachukwu, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for External Partnerships

Kent Bechler, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Academic Planning and Accreditation

Rebekah Harris, M.S.

Assistant Dean for Outreach and Engagement

Nori Conner, M.A.

Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services

Angela J. Guta, Ph.D.

Administrative Director, Division of Teacher Education, San Diego Regional Campus

Andrea Liston, Ed.D.

Professor

Kathleen Fletcher Bacer, Ed.D.

Lewis Bonney, Ph.D.

Jessica Cannaday, Ph.D.

Michelle Cox, Ph.D.

Randy Fall, Ph.D.

Ruth Givens, Ed.D.

Ying Hong Jiang, Ph.D.

Gregory Kaiser, Ph.D.

Yvette Latunde, Ed.D.

HeeKap Lee, Ph.D.

Robert Martin, Ph.D.

David R. Morrison, Ed.D.

Calvin Roso, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Ann Palmer Bradley, Ed.D.

Jennifer Courduff, Ph.D.

JoAnn Jurchan, Ed.D.

Gregory Richardson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Tammy Bachrach, Ph.D.

Richard Barsh, Ed.D.

Craig W. Bartholio, Ed.D.

Kathleen Bautista, Ed.D.

Catherine Hahs Brinkley, Ed.D.

Roberta Clarke, Ed.D.

Ie May Freeman, Ed.D.

Glen Green, Ed.D.

Angela J. Guta, Ph.D.

Janet Hanson, Ed.D.

Stacy Kula, Ph.D.

Maureen E. Latham, Ed.D., Superintendent in Residence

William Loose, Ed.D.

Heather Maguire, Psy.D.

Amber Lynwood, Ed.D.

Gregory Plutko, Ed.D., Superintendent in Residence

Michael Salce, Ed.D.

David Stevens, Ed.D.