(951) 785-2266

Ginger Ketting-Weller PhD, Dean

  • BS, Elementary Education. Walla Walla College
  • MA, Administration and Leadership. Loma Linda University
  • PhD, Education. Claremont Graduate University

Research interests: Religious education, Leadership, "Third Culture Kids".

(951) 785-2266

Lina Soria Administrative Assistant

  • BA, French. Pacific Union College
(951) 785-2224

Sylvia Gallegos Credential Analyst

  • Credentialing Services Office

Department of Administration and Leadership

(951) 785-2292

Gilbert Valentine Ph.D., Chair, Administration and Leadership

    • BA, Theology. Avondale College
    • MA, Religion. Andrews University
    • PhD, Education. Andrews University

    Research Interests: Processes of Organizational Change and Development, Development of Early Adventists Educational System and Leadership, Patterns and issues in Adventist Leadership.

    (951) 785-2984

    Ed Boyatt Co-Chair, Ed.D., Administration and Leadership

    • BA, Theology. Walla Walla College
    • MD, Systematic Theology. Andrews University
    • EdD, Educational Administration. University of Southern California
    (951) 785-2292

    Margaret Solomon Ph.D., Professor, Administration and Leadership

    • BA, Liberal Arts in Secondary Education. Spicer Memorial College, India
    • MA, Curriculum and Instruction. Andrews University
    • PhD, Educational Administration with Cognate in Teacher Education. Michigan State University

    Research Interests: Identifying and testing school leadership models that work for the educational achievement of students from marginalized communities, Developing Learning Communities on Critical Pedagogy to impact teacher practice.

    Department of Curriculum and Instruction

    (951) 785-2484

    Keith Drieberg Ph.D., Chair and Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

    • BA, Theology. Loma Linda University
    • MA, Counselor Education. Loma Linda University
    • MA, Instructional Technology. California State Long Beach
    • MLS, San Jose State University
    • MA, School Psychology. U.S. International University
    • PhD, Psychology. U.S. International University
    • MPH, Health Administration. Loma Linda University

    Research Interests:

    (951) 785-2270

    Sandra J. Balli Ph.D.,Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

    • BA, Secondary Education and Home Economics with minor in English
    • M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction
    • Ph.D., Instructional Theory and Practice

    Research Interests: Middle School Strategies, Teacher Development, Cooperative Learning, Qualitative Research.

    Lolita Campbell EdD, Associate Professor, Director of Student Teaching

    • BA, French with minor in Home Economics, Professional Education
    • MA, Secondary Teaching: Home Economics
    • EdS, Curriculum & Instruction
    • EdD, Curriculum and Instruction
    (951) 785-2729

    Mirtha E. Miller Ph. D, Associate Professor of Education, Curriculum and Instruction

    • BA, Multiple Subjects (Elementary Education), Pacific Union College
    • MA, Reading, University of Arizona, Tucson.
    • PhD, Reading and Bilingual Education, University of Arizona, Tucson

    Research Interests: reading, bilingual education, issues in language and literacy, teacher and curricular change, community literacy projects.

    (951) 785-2226

    August Champlin, M.A. Ed.D., Visiting Professor

    • BA, Music,  La Sierra University
    • MA, English, La Sierra University
    • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, La Sierra University
    • PhD, candidate,  Education, Society, and Culture. University of California Riverside.

    DeAnne Knipschild Administrative Assistant

    • BA, Liberal Studies. La Sierra University
    • MA, Curriculum and Instruction. La Sierra University

    Department of School Psychology and Counseling

    (951) 785-2269

    Chang-Ho Ji Ph.D., Chair, Professor, Counseling and School Psychology

    • BA, Political Science. Yousei University
    • MA, Political Science. University of Alberta
    • MA, Religion. Andrews University
    • MA, Education. Andrews University
    • PhD, Education. Andrews University
    • PhD, Political Science. University of California, Riverside

    Research interests: Psychometric, Moral Development, Educational Politics and Policy.

    (951) 785-2334

    Dora Clarke-Pine Ph.D., Associate Professor

    • BS, Psychology. Andrews University
    • MA, Community Counseling. Andrews University
    • PhD, Counseling Psychology. Andrews University

    Research interests: Personality/gender issues, counseling theory, juvenile crime.

    (951) 785-2809

    Shirley Gregg Ph. D., Associate Professor

    • BS Nursing
    • MA Counseling
    • Ed.S, School Psychology
    • Ph.D. Health Psychology
    (951) 785-2267

    Jasmine Gutierrez Administrative Assistant

    • BA, Psychology and Social Behavior. University of California, Irvine
    • BA, Criminology, Law, & Society. University of California, Irvine

    Online Programs

    (951) 785-2239

    Rayan Farjo Digital Learning Support Director

    • BSc, Computer Science. Al-Jami'a Al-Technologi/University of Technology
    • MBA, Management. La Sierra University

    Center for Research on K-12 Adventist Education

    (951) 785-2972

    Elissa Kido Ed.D., Professor, Curriculum and Instruction; Director, Center for Research on K-12 Adventist Education

    • BS, English and Biology. Pacific Union College
    • MA, English. California State University
    • EdD, English Education. Boston University

    Research Interests: Nero-science and education, teaching writing and multicultural literature

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