Academics

Lonnie Urbina

Portrait

Description of Research

My key interests are in teaching students how to manage their classrooms efficiently, effective elements of teaching, making curriculum meaningful and for all teacher candidates to maximize their abilities through self-awareness. I am an advocate of social justice across the curriculum.

Courses Taught at Redlands

  • EDUC 501
  • EDUC 507
  • EDUC 505/509
  • EDUC 552

School of Education Committees

  • Course Chair for EDUC 501
  • Course Chair for EDUC 507
  • School of Education Curriculum committee member management 2009-2011

Degrees Held

  • B.A. Point Loma Nazarene University, Spanish
  • M.A. University of La Verne, Education: Public School Administration
  • I hold 4 California State Credentials:
    • Elementary Teaching Credential for life. (i.e. Multiple Subject)
    • Secondary Teaching Credential for life.(i.e. Single Subject)
    • Bilingual Certificate of Competency. (i.e. BCLAD)
    • Administrative Services Credential (expires 2012)

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Pasadena Unified,┬áK-8, 11 years

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Writer, Publisher "Learning Research Unlimited"
  • Co-author of “Easy movin,” a curriculum Guide for Movement Education

Major awards, honors and Grants Received

  • Principal of 2 California Distinguished Schools
  • Principal of 1 National Blue Ribbon Distinghished School
  • Teacher of the year, Pasadena Unified School District

Significant Publications, Presentations or Panels

Author of series of educational articles entitled "Principally Speaking" covering a vast number of educational topics based on creating a successful school experience for parents and students

Co-Writer of "Easy Movin," A Curriculum Guide for Movement Education, 1980. 3 Printings.

Contributing Writer, "Linda Vista: Portrait of a Neighborhood," 1985.


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