Daphney Wadley, M.A.

Professor

Daphney Wadley has been teaching at PLNU since 2016, and has worked in the field of family and child development for 15 years. She has directed family and children programming in community nonprofit organizations and a local church, and is currently the preschool and afterschool director for City Tree Christian School in downtown San Diego. She teaches courses for PLNU's Adult Degree Completion Program and the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, and supervises field study and internships in her role as a preschool director.

Education

  • M.A., Leadership and Organizational Studies, Azusa Pacific University
  • B.A., Family Life Services, Point Loma Nazarene University

Courses Taught

  • Development of Children and Adolescents – CDV 320
  • Parent Education and Family Development – CDV 350
  • Family and Parenting – FCS 385

Experience in Field

  • Outreach Director, San Diego Discovery Centers, Inc., 2000 – 2006
  • Children and Family Ministries Director, OB1 Church, 2008 – 2013
  • Preschool and Afterschool Director, City Tree Christian School, 2013 – present

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member, National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 
  • Member, Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) 
  • Member, Church Related Early Childhood Education Fellowship (CRECEF)