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Elizabeth Truesdell, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Truesdell Photo 2013



Program Coordinator, Single Subject and Master’s Degree Programs
Bertrand Hall Room 22

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Specialization in Instructional Leadership, Professional Development, and Organizational Science
  • M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Specialization in Instructional Leadership and Organizational Science
    Clear Credential, Secondary English
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Major in English



Areas of Expertise

  • Program Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential and Master’s Degree
  • Research interests include pre-service teacher education, the effect of public policy on educational systems, and the incorporation of 21st Century Skills in the public school classroom
  • Received two Strategic Initiative Grants, “Integration of Instructional Technology in the Teaching Credential Program” and “Developing a Science and Math Education Program”
  • Writing a proposal to create a new Science/Math Education Minor through a grant from the National Science Foundation



Courses in 2013-2014

EDUC 5910 Leadership and Change
EDUC 5245 Pedagogical Preparation I
EDUC 5280 Secondary Preparation for Supervised Teaching Seminar
EDUC 5285 Secondary Supervised Teaching Seminar   



Conferences in 2013-2014

Association of Teacher Educators
Summer Conference
August 2013
Washington DC
"Integrating Instructional Technology into a Teacher Education Program: A Three-Tiered Approach"


American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
Annual Conference
October 9-12, 2014
Tampa, FL
"Bringing 21st Century Skills to Teacher Education Programs: A Collaborative Approach"

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