Program Administration

Systemwide Director
Ernest Black, EdD

Dr. Ernest Back is the Systemwide Director of the CalStateTEACH Program. He has taught at both the elementary and high school levels in South Central Los Angeles. At the university level, he has taught masters  and doctorate level courses.  His latest research concentrates on the academic achievement of African American male students. 

Contact: CSU, Office of the Chancellor, 401 Golden Shore, 6E, Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 951-4703, eblack@calstate.edu
 

North/Central Regional Director
Nan Barker, EdD

Dr. Nan Barker is the  Central Regional Director of the CalStateTEACH Program. She has worked in Deaf and Special Education at the county, school district , and university levels. Her latest research studies the the use of iSupervision to document  novice teacher's growth in practice and deepening of meta-cognitive processes.

Contact: CSU, Fresno, 5005 N. Maple Avenue, M/S ED 1, Fresno, CA 93740,  559.278.0234
To inquire about admission status, please email fresno@calstateteach.net

Southern Regional Director
Kirk Kirkwood, EdD

Dr. Kirk Kirkwood is the Southern Regional Director of the CalStateTEACH Program. He has taught at the elementary and middle school levels in Southern California. His area of interest is developing a diverse pipeline into teaching in an effort to reduce the teacher shortage and close the opportunity/achievement gap.

Contact: CSU, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Dr. King Hall D3072, Los Angeles, CA 90032, 323-343-6050
To inquire about admission status, please email losangeles@calstateteach.net