Nancy Brashear, Ph.D., began her 30 year education career as a K-12 teacher in public schools and has the following credentials: Standard Life Credential, grades K-8, Standard Life Credential for English, grades 7-12, Ryan Reading Specialist Credential, K-adult education, Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate (C.L.A.D.), grades K-12, and Pathwise Classroom Performance Assessments Observer Proficiency Certificate 4 (ETS, 1997). In addition, she taught college English courses for five years prior to entering the field of teacher education, and served as a CCTC, ACSI, and WASC accreditation team member. She has a special interest in literacy development for all ages, literacy and language development for second-language learners, children and adolescent literature, creative writing, and teacher education.
Ph.D. - Education, Claremont Graduate School (Education, literature for children and adolescents, literacy development, family literacy)
M.A. - Education, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Children and adolescent literature
- Creative writing
- Literacy and language development
- Teacher education
Courses TaughtEDLS 300
– Introduction to Teaching as a Profession, K–12ENGL 111
– Introduction to LiteratureENGL 434
– Children's LiteratureENGL 436
– Adolescent Literature
TR, 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.; 4:30-5:00 p.m., and by appointment.
Faculty Quad, Room #8,, East Campus
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