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Jackie Fisher, Outreach Coordinator - Spring, Education
BA California State University, Los Angeles
MA Pacific Oaks College


Phone: (626) 325-3372
Office: Bldg 20
E-mail:

Education Specialist Teacher Preparation Program

Biography

Jackie Fisher has taught children in general education and in special education for over 23 years. She has also taught English as a second language for adults. Since 1998 she has been a leader in the BTSA program, training teachers to support beginning teachers in their first years of practice. She continues this work now as a member of the California Formative Assessment for Teachers (CFASST) Design Team, assisting with redesigning the formative assessment and induction processes for general education teachers. In 1983, she was awarded a Noyes Fellowship at Pacific Oaks College to support her master’s degree. Learning how families adapted to their children’s acquisition of English was a focus of her teaching at the elementary level. Her thesis entitled, “Helping Parents Support their Children’s Bilingual/Bicultural Learning Processes” explored this idea.

Mrs. Fisher is an active member of the California Association of Resource Specialists and recent past president of American Association of University Women, Montebello-Monterey Park Branch. Her credentials and certificates include: Elementary, Early Childhood, Adult School- English as a Second Language and Parent Child Observation, Education Specialist- mild-moderate disabilities, Resource Specialist Certificate, Bilingual Certificate of Competency. 

 

Recently Taught Courses

  • EDU 320 - Supervised Teaching Seminar: Special Education
  • EDU 321/322 - Professional Educator Seminar: Special Education
  • EDU 240 - Effective Practices for Coaching and Mentoring Teachers
  • EDU 170A - Introduction to Education of Exceptional Learners
  • EDU 150/250 - Elementary Instruction: Theory and Practice