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Shana Matamala, Ed.D.

Visiting Professor of Education
Interim Associate Dean

Office Phone: (951)343-4760
Office Location: Yeager Center B228
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Organizational Leadership University of La Verne 2013
M.A. Education Azusa Pacific University 2005
B.A. Psychology Azusa Pacific University 1996

Courses Taught

• Classroom Management/ Discipline (EDU440)
• Personal Leadership (LDR330)
• Communication Principles for Leadership (LDR350)
• Culture and Leadership (LDR 450)
• Decision Making and Leadership (LDR430)
• Ethical and Biblical Principles (LDR410)
• American Public Schools (EDU300)
• Student Teaching Seminar (EDU580/581)
• Leadership Internship (LDR491)


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Transformational Learning
Leadership Development
Student Teaaching


Teaching Experience

• Azusa Pacific University. Supervisor and Induction Instructor. 2007-2014.
• California State University San Bernardino. Teacher Performance Assessment Classes. 2007- 2014.
• California Virtual Academy. 2006 – 2007.
• Chino Valley Unified School District.. 1999 – 2006
• West Covina Christian School. 1996 – 1999.


Research, Presentations, & Publications


Professional Learning Experiences Used in Student Teaching as a Vehicle for Transformational Learning. June 2013. University of La Verne.


Church Membership & Activities

Pomona Purpose First Baptist Church


Interests & Hobbies

Spending time with my family


Personal Philosophy

Psalm 46:10
Be still and know that I am God.