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Gregory Kaiser, Ph.D.

Interim Program Director, Single Subject Credential Programs
Professor, Department of Teacher Education
Phone: (626) 815-5354
Fax: (626) 815-5416
For Gregory Kaiser, Ph.D., a primary professional interest is helping teacher education credential candidates learn the essentials of science literacy, including expanding their knowledge of the key concepts and principles of science, science skills, and science content typically taught in kindergarten through grade eight. As a former elementary school teacher and public school district science mentor teacher, he enjoys helping beginning teachers increase their teaching effectiveness with a particular focus on lesson design, content standards, models of teaching, and student assessment informing instruction. His current research project examines the impact of a formal professional development relationship between Azusa Pacific University and a local public school on student achievement.


  • Ph.D. - Education, Claremont Graduate School
  • M.A. - Education, Claremont Graduate School
  • B.A. - Speech Communication, California State University, Fullerton


  • Multiple Subject Credential


School of Education

  • Department of Teacher Education


  • Credential candidates
  • Teacher education

Courses Taught

  • TEP 536 – Methods of Teaching Science (K–8)
  • TEP 586 – Student Teaching Seminar (K–8)