Rachelle Wong, Ed.D.

MAT and Teacher Preparation Program Director
Associate Professor of Education

Rachelle Wong is the program director for the MAT and Teacher Preparation programs at the Mission Valley Regional Center of PLNU.  She has been a part of the School of Education at PLNU since 2018 after 24 years of service in both public and private schools. Rachelle graduated from PLNU with her BA degree in Liberal Studies and a multiple subject teaching credential.  She taught elementary and middle school for 20 years in both Liberty, Missouri and Honolulu, Hawaii.  For four years, she served as principal of a school in Honolulu with preschool through 8th grade.  Here at PLNU, she works closely with candidates in clinical practice.

Education

  • Ed.D., Education- Transformational Leadership, Concordia University, Portland
  • M.A.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • B.A., Liberal Studies and California Clear Credential, Point Loma Nazarene University

Courses Taught

  •  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching in the Content Areas- EDU 6011
  • Clinical Practice Seminars- EDU60CP1 and 60CP2
  • Instructional Design- EDU6017B 

Experience in Field

  •  Curriculum development
  • Accreditation Coordinator for school accreditation through Hawaii Association of Independent Schools and Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member of Sweetwater Unified High School District Residency Leadership Team
  • Member of San Diego Unified School District University Partnership Team
  • Board of Institution Review Member, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

 

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • Exploring the Influence of Servant Leadership on Teacher Satisfaction and Retention; March 2020
  • CalTPA Implementation Conference Presentation:  Supporting Candidates for Success, California; July 2020
  • Effective Instruction on Zoom Presentation, Santa Fe School District, San Diego, CA; August 2020
  • Exploring the Influence of Servant Leadership on Teacher Satisfaction and Retention; March 2020
  • CalTPA Implementation Conference Presentation:  Supporting Candidates for Success, California; July 2020
  • Effective Instruction on Zoom Presentation, Santa Fe School District, San Diego, CA; August 2020

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