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Chinaka S. DomNwachukwu, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Accreditation
Professor, Department of Teacher Education
Phone: (626) 815-5350
Email: cdomnwachukwu@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-5336
Chinaka DomNwachukwu is a Professor of Multicultural Education and Associate Dean for Accreditation at the School of Education, Azusa Pacific University in Azusa California. Dr. DomNwachukwu is currently leading the school through a combined National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE re-accreditation through Council for the Accreditation of Educational Programs (CAEP) and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) re-accreditations. As Associate Dean for Academic Affairs he provided oversight on all academic and curricular decisions. He also led the school through two years of combined faculty and student research conferences, led the school’s Technology Team, providing oversight on the Emerging Technology Center. He directed the Intern Grant, a grant funded by the State of California for supporting beginning level teachers on contract with local Scholl districts. Dr. DomNwachukwu combines a strong faculty credential as a teacher/Scholar with a broad leadership portfolio that starts from program site coordinator to Chair of the largest department in the school, to serving as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of Accreditation. He has served on university–wide leadership as Chair of the university’s Program Review Committee, member of the University Faculty Senate, Faculty Steering Committee, Masters Council, and many other areas of service. Dr. DomNwachukwu is also an ordained minister.

Education

M.S., Educational Leadership, National University
Ph.D., Intercultural Studies (Emphasis in Cultural Anthropology and Leadership Development), Fuller Theological Seminary
M.S., Educational Administration, National University
M.A., Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary
B.A. (B.Th.), Religion and Philosophy (Minor in English as a Second Language (ESL)), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (through the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary)

Credentials/Certifications
Advanced Studies in Education toward the California Teaching Credential, California State University, Los Angeles

Department

  • School of Education
    • Teacher Education

Expertise

  • African Religions
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Social Justice and Multicultural Education
  • Teaching English Language Learners in the K–12 Classroom
  • Theology and Demonology

Courses Taught

EDLS 405 – Diversity in the Classroom
EDLS 496 – Senior Seminar: Education and Professional Ethics
EDUC 504 – Teaching and Cultural Diversity
EDUC 544 – Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity in a Pluralistic Society
SPED 511 – Language Development for All Students
TEP 558 – Methods of Teaching English Language Learners (7–12)

Office Hours

Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Friday by appointment only

Office Location

Building One, Suite 100, West Campus

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