Learning and Teaching

Tymika Wesley, Ed.D.

Department Chair

Associate Professor

Beth Brennan, Ph.D.

Director of Special Education and Associate Professor of Special Education
Kent State University 1997

Michael N. Cosenza, Ed.D.

Professor of Education
California Lutheran University 2010

Michele R. Dean, Ed.D.

Lecturer and Field Placement Director
California Lutheran University 2006
Areas of expertise include K-8 dual language instruction/programs, working with diverse student populations, equity, and school/district and community outreach.

Maureen Reilly Lorimer, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Claremont Graduate University 2007
arts education, equity, diversity, and inclusion, graduate research

Michael McCambridge, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Alison M. McCormick, M.A.

Director of California Reading and Literature Project; Lecturer for Department of Learning and Teaching

Sofia Ramirez Davis, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program Director

Kelsie Sims-Schneider, MED

Visiting Lecturer

Mel Spence, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean of Assessment and Accreditation, GSOE TPA coordinator, and Associate Professor of Education

Brandy Yee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Director of Liberal Studies in Education Program
Universitat Heidelberg 2015

Carolina Alcala

Adjunct Faculty

Jeff Appell, Ph.D.

Field Supervisor
Ph.D. United States International University 1992
Adolescents and Families, ADHD. LD

Isaac Arias

Adjunct Faculty

Kelsey Bartlett

Adjunct Faculty

Deni M. Bell

Adjunct Faculty

Sarah Bobertz

Adjunct Faculty

Jennifer Braun

Adjunct Field Supervisor

Pamela Briscoe

Field Supervisor

Ashley Brown

Adjunct Faculty Member

Elizabeth Brown, M.S.

Adjunct Faculty

Vanessa Calderon

Adjunct Faculty

Cynthia Coler

Adjunct Faculty Member

Suzanne D'Ascoli

Field Supervisor

Julie Day

Field Supervisor

Shea Denham

Adjunct Faculty

Kamila Diaz

Adjunct Faculty

Lynn Dokken

Field Supervisor

Marla Donley

Field Supervisor

Ryan Emery

Adjunct Faculty

Tracie Fickenscher

Adjunct Faculty

Kristin Fischer

Adjunct Faculty Member

Grace Fitzgerald

Field Supervisor

Angela Fitzpatrick, MS. Ed

SPED Field Supervisor

Aracely Fox, Ed.D

Adjunct Faculty

John Galan

Adjunct Faculty Member

Marilyn Geffeney

Field Supervisor

Paula Golem

Field Supervisor

Jay Greenlinger

Adjunct Faculty

Pamela Herkner-Chasse

Field Supervisor

Natalie Higgins

Adjunct Field Supervisor

Nikki Lee Hrach

Adjunct Faculty Member

Carolee Hurtado

Adjunct Faculty

Vicki Ishida

Field Supervisor

Linda Jacobsen, M.A.

Field Supervisor

Lindsay Jones

Adjunct Faculty

Jeri Simac Kerney

Field Supervisor

Theana Kezios

Adjunct Faculty

Bret Klopfenstein

Adjunct Faculty

Susan E Koch, M.A.

Field Supervisor

Rebecca Kruse

Adjunct Faculty

Gloria M. López, M.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member
I have been a bilingual elementary teacher for 31 years, the last 7 in a first grade Dual Language Immersion class. I am currently the SMBSD Dual Language TOSA.

Alex Lange

Adjunct Faculty

Terri Leon, MA, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Jennifer Loftus

Adjunct Faculty Member

Janice Loggins

Adjunct Faculty

Lauren Looker

Adjunct Faculty

Michael Lorimer

Adjunct Faculty
Retired Elementary and Middle School Principal who has been an educator for 30 Years.

Kurt Lowry

Adjunct Faculty

Elyse Maciel

Adjunct Faculty Member

Claudia Martinez

Adjunct Faculty

Eric J Maxey, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty
University of Southern California 2017

Janet McCabe

Field Supervisor

Susan Mergen

Field Supervisor

Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Charla Mittman

Field Supervisor

Dawn L Moffett, M.A.

Senior Adjunct Faculty

Monica Multer

Adjunct Faculty

Joe (Eugene) Nardo

Field Supervisor
Currently teaching in the Professional Development School model; supervising teacher candidates and serving as the university liaison between Los Cerritos Middle School and Royal High Schoo.

Teresa Nunez

Adjunct Faculty

Kris Olson, MS

Field Supervisor

Kathleen Ostapiuk

Adjunct Faculty Member

Susan Parsons

Adjunct Faculty

Alesandria Posada

Adjunct Faculty

Lisa Putnam, Ed.D

Adjunct Faculty
Ed.D., California Lutheran University 2021
Leadership, California Community Colleges

Jill Raaf

Adjunct Faculty

John Reich, M.Ed

Adjunct Faculty
Las Virgenes USD 1972-2010, CLU 2011-present , Ventura County Office of Education 2021-present

Karina Romero

Adjunct Faculty

Martha Romero

Adjunct Faculty

Melissa Rotunno

Adjunct Faculty

Felecia Russell

Adjunct Faculty

Deborah Salgado, Ed. D

Adjunct Faculty
Grand Canyon University 2016

Janna Santangelo

Adjunct Faculty

Nancy Schreiber

Field Supervisor

Gail Sebern

Adjunct Faculty
M/A 2011
Thirty-five years of classroom teaching experience in special education. Program Specialist for seven years for SVUSD. Instructor and mentor for Ventura County Office of Education, Induction Supervisor

Lory Selby, Ed.D.

Senior Lecturer
Pepperdine University

Daniel Shuster

Adjunct Faculty

Rosalinda Silva

Adjunct Faculty

Carla Soronen

Field Supervisor

Lydia Sussman

Adjunct Faculty

Kimmie Tang

Adjunct Faculty
Doctorate of Education 2008

Kathleen Turner

Field Supervisor

Mary Vehrs

Field Supervisor

Margaret "Peggy" Whealon

Field Supervisor

Paula Willebrands

Field Supervisor

Risa Witham, M.Ed.

Field Supervisor

Katherine Wooldridge

Adjunct Faculty

Gina Young

Adjunct Faculty

Hani Youssef

Adjunct Faculty

Renee Ysais, M.A.

Field Supervisor

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