Credential/MA Faculty

Overview

The faculty shown below have the primary responsibility of teaching and supervising in our Credential program.  Additional faculty/adjunct may teach classes or supervise students.

Teacher Education Faculty

Megan Bettis

Lecturer/Supervisor, Science Teacher Credential and Program Director, Young Scholars Program

(530) 752-0622
mmckenzie@ucdavis.edu
Teacher Education Faculty

Orlando Carreón

Bilingual Coordinator–Spanish, Lecturer/Supervisor, Multiple Subject Credential

Education

PhD School of Education, University of California, Davis, 2018

Dissertation: Effective Teaching of Latinx Students in Hope Valley.
Committee: Karen Watson-Gegeo (Chair), Danny Martinez, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, Chris Faltis.

MA Applied Linguistics Department, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 2009

B.S. W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, 1999

Certificates

2004 Teaching Credential, School of Education, Sonoma State University, 2004

(530) 752-7334
olcarreon@ucdavis.edu
Teacher Education Faculty

Beth Foraker

Supervisor, Multiple Subject Credential

Education

  • Post Graduate Units in Special Education Law – California State University, Sacramento 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts, English – UC Davis 1982-1986

Professional Experiences

  • Supervisor/Lecturer – UC Davis Multiple Subject Credential Program, Fall 2006 – Present
  • Classroom Teacher, Padan Elementary School, Vacaville Unified School District, 1987-1999

Professional Organization Membership

  • International Reading Association, 1992-1999

Current Activities and Serv

Faculty Profile

Pauline Holmes

Lecturer/Supervisor, English Credential

Portrait of Pauline Holmes

Education

Ph.D., Education – University of California Davis

(530) 752-9537
pvholmes@ucdavis.edu
Teacher Education Faculty

Kim Holsberry

Supervisor, Multiple Subject Credential

Portrait of Kim Holsberry

Education

  • CLAD (2004)
  • Certificated Early Literacy Group Teacher, CSU Bernardino (1997)
  • Certificated Reading Recovery Teacher, CSU Bernardino (1994)
  • B.A.
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Margarita Jimenez-Silva

Associate Professor and Director of Teacher Education

Margarita Jimenez-Silva is an associate professor and director of teacher education at the School of Education in University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on preparing and supporting teachers to work with culturally and linguistically diverse learners, especially in addressing emergent bilinguals’ linguistic and academic content development. More specifically, her research strands include teacher education pedagogy and curriculum, educational policy, and family/community engagement.

(530) 752-3959
mjimenezsilva@ucdavis.edu
Faculty Profile

Lynn Martindale

Lecturer/Supervisor, Agricultural Credential

Portrait of Lynn Martindale
Office hours:
By appointment only

Education

EdD – Drexel University, Sacramento, CA – expected date of completion, 2014

M.S., Agriculture – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – 1990

Pupil Personal Service – Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA - 1995

(916) 606-7337
lmartindale@ucdavis.edu
Faculty Profile

Al Mendle

Lecturer/Supervisor, Multiple Subject Credential

Portrait of Al Mendle

Office hours:  By appointment only

Research Interests

Elementary Education; Mathematics education

Education

M.A., Education – University of California, Davis

(530) 752-8784
ammendle@ucdavis.edu
Teacher Education Faculty

Carolynn Ranch

Supervisor, Social Science Credential

Portrait of Carolynn Ranch

Education

  • Secondary Teaching Credentials, Social Science and English - Sonoma State University, 1979
  • B.A., Sociology – UC Santa Cruz, 1971

Notable Experience

  • Area 3 History and Cultures Project: 2003-2010

Interests

  • Gardening
  • Environmentalism
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Travel
  • Entertaining
Faculty Profile

Rebecca Rosa

Lecturer/Supervisor, Social Science Credential

Portrait of Rebecca Rosa
(530) 752-4199
robrien@ucdavis.edu
Teacher Education Faculty

Nancy Tseng

Bilingual Coordinator–Mandarin, Lecturer/Supervisor, Multiple Subject Credential

(530) 752-7910
nsteng@ucdavis.edu
Faculty Profile

Matt Wallace

Lecturer/Supervisor, Mathematics Credential

Education

  • BS—University of California, Davis
  • MA—San Francisco State University
  • PhD—University of California, Davis

Professional Experience

  • Director, Math for America Berkeley, 2012
  • Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, 2012
  • University Supervisor, California State University, East Bay, 2011-2012
  • Mathematics Teacher, Elk Grove Unified School District, 2002-2008

Professional Organization Membership

  • America Educational Research Associatio
(530) 752-6083
mtwallace@ucdavis.edu

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