Program Administration

Systemwide Director
Sharon E. Russell, PhD

Dr. Sharon E. Russell is the Systemwide Director of the CalStateTEACH Program. She has directed teacher preparation programs at various institutions. In California, she has been an active participant in the Learning to Teach Continuum, directing a multi district university intern program, starting a university-school district Pre-Intern Collaborative, participating in BTSA/Induction programs as a consultant, and establishing a Teacher Residency Program. Her latest research studies the tension between school reform movements and teacher preparation, adolescent English learners, and educational technology.

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

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
Ernest Black, EdD

Dr. Ernest Black is the  Southern Regional 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, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Dr. King Hall D3072, Los Angeles, CA 90032, 323-343-6050, ernest.black4@calstatela.edu
To inquire about admission status, please email losangeles@calstateteach.net