Catherine Hahs Brinkley, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, Division of Teacher Education
Phone: (626) 815-2264
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Catherine Hahs Brinkley, Ed.D., has more than 16 years of experience in education, including private schools, homeschooling, general education, and higher education. She is passionate about empowering teaching candidates to make a difference in the lives of their students both within their own community and the global world. Her areas of research interest have led her to partner with teachers in Eastern Africa.


  • Ed.D., Higher Education and Adult Learning, Walden University
  • M.A.Ed., Azusa Pacific University
  • B.A., Azusa Pacific University


  • Multiple Subject Credential

Academic Area

  • School of Education
    • Division of Teacher Education


  • Active Engagement Teaching Strategies
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Teaching English Language Learners

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 504 - Teaching and Cultural Diversity

  • EDUC 502 - Bilingual Methods, ELD Teachers

  • EDUC 503 - School Practicum in English Language Development
  • TESP 505/506 - Educational Foundations
  • TESP 515/516 - Clinical Experience: Methods in Teaching Reading and Writing K-12
  • TESP 555/556 - Clinical Experience: Teaching English Language Learners K-12

  • TEP 545/546 - Clinical Experience: Methods of Integrating Humanities
  • TEP 585/586 - Intern/Student Teaching Seminar