Charlene K. Pate, M.A.

  • Assistant Professor of Writing
  • Director, Writers' Studio

Education

  • B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College
  • M.A., M.A., San Diego State University and California State University, San Marcos

Background

Professor Charlene Pate joined the PLNU faculty in 1989. Her recent scholarly work inlcudes:

Awarded the Visiting Research Scholar in Wesleyan Studies for Summer 2006. “A Wesleyan Awakening to a Social, Educational, and Spiritual Consciousness of the Other: Children— Resulting in the Birth of Sunday School and a New Form of Children’s Literature.” Presented at Nazarene Theological College, Didsburg, England.

Attended California Association of Teachers of English Conference, February 2006.

Attended Faith, Hope and Work Conference, February 2006.

Attended Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English Conference, October 2005.

Serves on the Board of the Education Alumni Assocation of PLNU.

Serves on the Board of the Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English.

“Teaching Writing from the Margins: Responding Effectively to Students’ Texts”, presented with 3 Writers’ Studio Tutors (Shelley McGinty, Melanie Lammers, Janelle Boyle) California Association of Teachers of English, February 2006.

Attended Writing for Life Writer’s Conference directed by the San Diego Christian Writers Guild.