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Donna Block, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education
Phone: (626) 815-2182
Fax: (626) 815-2198
Donna Block, M.A., has 23 years of experience in public education as a general education teacher, dean of students, parent involvement coordinator, school administrator, special education teacher, mentor teacher, and university teacher and mentor. She served as an adjunct professor at Azusa Pacific University for five years before becoming an assistant professor.


  • M.A., Educational Administration, California State University, San Bernardino
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Northern State University


  • Education Specialist in Mild/Moderate Disabilities, California State University, San Marcos


School of Education

  • Teacher Education


  • General Education
  • Literacy Education
  • Mentoring
  • Special Education
  • Teaching

Courses Taught

  • SPED 512 – Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Practice
  • SPED 516 – Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing
  • SPED 522 – Collaboration and Communication Skills of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • SPED 531 – Assessment Issues and Methodologies Related to Student Learning
  • SPED 535 – Counseling, Collaboration, and Consultation
  • SPED 536 – Rtl/Brain-based Teaching and Learning: Reading and Written Language Arts Disorders
  • SPED 582 – Theories of Learning and Research in Disabilities Studies