Vita


JEFFREY L. SAPP

Long Beach, CA 90804

(714) 916-3890

Email: jeffsapp@mac.com

www.jeffsapp.com

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________EDUCATION

1988-1993       West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV  Ed.D.  Curriculum and Instruction 

1983-1985       Pensacola College, Pensacola, FL  M.Ed. in Secondary Education

1977-1981       Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA  B.S. in Cross Cultural Studies with a minor in Anthropology and Sociology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006-Present   California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA  Full Professor of Education

2011-Present   California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA  Urban Teacher Residency (UTR) and STEM Teachers in Advanced

                         Residency (STAR) Professional Learning Community Coordinator

2003-2010       The Southern Poverty Law Center  Senior Curriculum Specialist/Writer

1998-2003       Chapman University  Associate Professor of Education

1994-1998       Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA  Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

1993-1994       Long Beach Unified School, Long Beach, CA  Elementary School Teacher

1988-1993       West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV  Doctoral Teaching Assistant

1986-1988       Lititz Middle School, Lititz, PA  Middle School Mathematics and Science Teacher

1981-1986       Lancaster Academy, Lancaster, PA  High School Mathematics Teacher

1980-1981       International School, San Jose, Costa Rica  Mathematics Teacher


PUBLICATIONS AND EDITORSHIPS

a.  Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

DeJean, W. & Sapp, J.  (Eds.).  (2010).  Queer teacher educators and queer pre-service teachers:  International perspectives of support, mentoring,

            and hope.  Special themed edition of The Teacher Educator.  45(4).

Sapp, J.  (2010).  A review of gay and lesbian themed early childhood children’s literatureThe Australian Journal of Early Childhood.  35(1), pp. 32-

            40.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Review of The trouble with diversity: How we learned to love identity and ignore inequality by Walter Benn MichaelsTeachers

             College Record, July 18, 2007 www.tcrecord.org.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Socrates, Plato, Eric and Guys Like Me:  Remembering Eric Rofes (1954-2006)Rethinking Schools.  21(1), p. 30.

Sapp, J.  (2003).  Transcendent education:  A spirit of communityMulticultural Education.  10(4), pp. 2-8.

Sapp, J.  (2001).  The interconnection between personal liberation and social change.  Multicultural Education.  9(1), pp. 16-22.

Sapp, J.  (2001).  Self-knowing as social justiceEncounter:  Education for Meaning and Social Justice.  14(4), pp. 17-28.

b.  Books

DeJean, W. & Sapp, J.  (Eds.).  (in press).  Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teacher:  Letters of advice to help you find your way. 

     Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

     >Sapp, J. & DeJean, W.  (in press).  Introduction and overall framework.  In DeJean, W. & Sapp, J. (Eds.), Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and

     transgender teacher:  Letters of advice to help you find your way.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

     >Sapp, J.  (in press).  Queer leadership.  In DeJean, W. & Sapp, J. (Eds.), Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teacher: Letters of advice

     to help you find your way.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

     >Sapp, J.  (in press).  Pre-service credential candidates.  In DeJean, W. & Sapp, J. (Eds.), Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teacher:

     Letters of advice to help you find your way.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

     >Sapp, J. & DeJean, W.  (in press).  PreK-12 teachers.  In DeJean, W. & Sapp, J. (Eds.), Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teacher:

     Letters of advice to help you find your way.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

     >Sapp, J.  (in press).  Higher education.  In DeJean, W. & Sapp, J. (Eds.), Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teacher:  Letters of advice

     to help you find your way.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

     >Sapp, J.  (in press).  I wish I had read the faculty manual.  In DeJean, W. & Sapp, J. (Eds.), Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender 

     teacher:  Letters of advice to help you find your way.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

     >Sapp, J. & DeJean, W.  (in press).  Conclusion.  In DeJean, W. & Sapp, J. (Eds.), Dear gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender teacher:  Letters

     of advice to help you find your way.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.)  (under contract).  BRIDGES:  A school inter-group relations program.  Santa Ana, CA:  Orange County Human Relations.

Bollow Tempel, M., Cosier, K., Harper, R., Peacock, A., Sapp, J., and Sokolower, J. (Eds.). (2016).  Rethinking sexism, gender and

     sexuality.  Milwaukee, WI:  Rethinking Schools.

    >Sapp, J.  (2016).  Our curriculum.  In Bollow Tempel, M., Cosier, K., Harper, R., Peacock, A., Sapp, J., and Sokolower, J. (Eds.), Rethinking

    sexism, gender and sexuality. Milwaukee, WI:  Rethinking Schools.

    >Sapp, J.  (2016).  When teachers come out.  In Bollow Tempel, M., Cosier, K., Harper, R., Peacock, A., Sapp, J., and Sokolower, J. (Eds.),

    Rethinking sexism, gender and sexuality.  Milwaukee, WI:  Rethinking Schools.

    >Sapp, J.  (2016).  Gayvangelical:  Teaching at the intersection of religious and queer.  In Bollow Tempel, M., Cosier, K., Harper, R., Peacock, A.,

    Sapp, J., and Sokolower, J. (Eds.), Rethinking sexism, gender and sexuality. Milwaukee, WI:  Rethinking Schools.

     >Sapp, J.  (in review).  Gender and sexuality resources for educators.  In Bollow Tempel, M., Cosier, K., Harper, R., Peacock, A., Sapp, J.,

     and Sokolower, J. (Eds.), Rethinking sexism, gender and sexuality. Milwaukee, WI:  Rethinking Schools.

Gorski, P., Osei-Kof, N., Sapp, J., & Zenkov, K.  (Eds.).  (2013).  Cultivating social justice teachers:  How teacher educators have helped

     students overcome cognitive bottlenecks.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus.

     > Sapp, J.  (2013).  You’re going to hell:  When critical multicultural queer affirmation meets christian homophobia. In Gorski, P., Osei-Kof,

     N., Sapp, J., & Zenkov, K. (Eds.), Cultivating social justice teachers:  How teacher educators have helped students overcome cognitive

     bottlenecks.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus.

Sapp, J.  (2011). One survivor remembers:  The Holocaust story of survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein, second editionMontgomery, AL:  The

     Southern Poverty Law Center.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2006).  Rhinos and raspberries:  Stories & activities for young peacemakers (forward by Lois Lowry).  Montgomery, AL:  The

     Southern Poverty Law Center.

     >Sapp, J.  (2006).  Crocodile and ghost bat have a hullabaloo:  An Australian tale of name-calling. In Sapp, J. (Ed.), Rhinos and raspberries:

     Stories & activities for young peacemakers.  Montgomery, AL:  The Southern Poverty Law Center.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  One survivor remembers:  The Holocaust story of survivor Gerda Weissmann KleinMontgomery, AL:  The Southern Poverty Law

     Center.

Willoughby, B., Holladay, J., Williams, D., Sapp, J., Jackson, C., Brooks, L., Kilman, C., et al. (Eds.).  (2005).  Speak up!  Responding to everyday

     bigotryMontgomery, AL:  The Southern Poverty Law Center.

Bryan, P., Cardinal, D., Gaunty-Porter, D., Osborn, J., Sapp, J., Soohoo, S., Weston, S., and Wilson, T.  (Eds.).  (2003).  Essays on urban education:

     Critical consciousness, collaboration and the self.  Cresskill, NJ:  HamptonPress.

     >Sapp, J.  (2003).  The curriculum of the self:  Critical self-knowing as critical pedagogy.  In Bryan, P., Cardinal, D., Gaunty-Porter, D., Osborn,

     J., Sapp, J., Soohoo, S., Weston, S., and Wilson, T.  (Eds.).  Essays on urban education:  Critical consciousness, collaboration and the self.

     Cresskill, NJ:  Hampton Press.

      > Bryan, P., Cardinal, D., Gaunty-Porter, D., Osborn, J., Sapp, J., Soohoo, S., Weston, S., and Wilson, T.    (2003).  Can we talk about

     collaboration.  In Bryan, P., Cardinal, D., Gaunty-Porter, D., Osborn, J., Sapp, J., Soohoo, S., Weston, S., and Wilson, T.  (Eds.).  Essays on urban

     education:  Critical consciousness, collaboration and the self.  Cresskill, NJ:  Hampton Press.

Sapp, J. (Ed.).  (2002).   Teaching reading through balanced literacy.  Bloomington, IN:  Phi Delta Kappa International.

c.  Book Chapters

Sapp, J.  (in press).  A sissy speaks to the gym teachers:  How I was formed and deformed by toxic masculinity.  In Chamness Miller, P. &

     Tsuyoshi McGivern, C. (Eds.) Queer voices from the locker room.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

Sapp, J.  (in press).  Rethinking art in mathematics and science.  In Clark, C., Haddad, Z. M. & VandeHei, A. (Eds.) STEM volume of

     the PK-12 multicultural curriculum transformation handbook.  Lanham, MD:  R&L Education.

Hamdan, K., Aguilar, J., Yee, P., Nee, A., Benitez, X., Medina, C. & Sapp, J.  (2014).  Recruitment, selection, placement, and support in the

    preparation of quality urban secondary teachers.  In Issa Lahera, A., Hamden, K., & Normore, A. H. (Eds.) Pathways to excellence:

     Developing and cultivating leaders for the classroom and beyond.  Bingley, UK:  Emerald Group Publishing.

Sapp, J.  (2014).  How school taught me I was poor.  In Gorski, P. C. & Landsman, J. (Eds.) The poverty and education reader:  A call for equity in

     many voices.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus.

Sapp, J.  (2008).  Teaching tolerance:  A project of the southern poverty law center.  Multicultural approaches to family and community violence

     prevention –a national perspective.  Boston, MA:  McGraw-Hill. 

Sapp, J.  (2007).  James Baldwin.  In Anderson, G. L. & Herr, K. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of activism and social justice.  Thousand Oak, CA:  SAGE

     Publications. 

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Nonviolence and activism.  In Anderson, G. L. & Herr, K.  (Eds.), Encyclopedia of activism and social justice.  Thousand Oak, CA:

     SAGE Publications.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  White privilege.  In Anderson, G. L. & Herr, K.  (Eds.), Encyclopedia of activism and social justice.  Thousand Oak, CA:  SAGE

     Publications.

Smith, H., Allen, A., Varner, L., Wilder, J., Wentworth, M., Jones, B., Turnbull, D., Priddy, M. S., Payne, A., Starling, M. and Sapp, J.  (1994).

     Democratic teacher education:  Programs, processes, problems and projects.  Foxfire teachers’ networks (viewed through Maxine Greene’s

     the dialectic of freedom.  Albany, NY:  SUNY Press.

d.  Magazine and Non-Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Sapp, J.  (2009).  Gay children’s books.  September 28, 2009 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2009).  Back to school, back to community.  August 14, 2009 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J. & Nieto, S.  (2009).  How my school taught me I was poorTeaching Tolerance.  35, pp. 52-55.

Garcia, M. M., and Sapp, J.  (2008).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of classroom management part three.  June 11, 2008 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2008).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of classroom management part two.  May 20, 2008 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2008).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of classroom management.  April 10, 2008 for www.tolerance.org.

Murrey, D. and Sapp, J.  (2008).  Making numbers count:  How social justice math can help students transform people, politics, and communities.

     Teaching Tolerance.  33, pp. 51-55.

Holladay, J., Grant, C., Irvine, J. J., Sleeter, C., Hunt, H., Gorski, P., Sapp, J., Holladay, J. M., and Beirich, H.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:  The

     ABCs of domestic poverty.  November 6, 2007 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

 Sapp, J., Brooks, L., Briggs, S., Davis, R., Holladay, J., and Erbe, N.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of conflict resolution.  October 4,

     2007 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

Holladay, J., Briggs, S., Davis, R., English, T., Brooks, L., and Sapp, J.  (2007).  Six lessons from Jena:  What every school and educator can learn

     from the events in Jena.  September 27, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Join hands:  Protest the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi.  May 30, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of Closing the school year.  May 30, 2007 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

Banks, J., Cummins, J., Christian, D., Collier, V., Cortes, C., Crawford, J, et al.  (2007).  Annotated bibliography of recommended professional

     literature:  Educational interventions for English learnersSacramento, CA:  California Department of Education.

Holladay, J., Kilman, C., Rogers, T., Sapp, J., Thomason, R., and Williams, V.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of sexual orientation.  March

     19, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Jackson, C., Bradford, I., English, T., Holladay, J., Kilman, C., Raven, L., Sapp, J., Thomason, R., and Williams, V.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:

     The ABCs of hip-hop.  March 7, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Teaching as a subversive act.  February 21, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Holladay, J., Akopyan, Y., Aronson, J., Bigelow, B., Christensen, L., English, T., et al.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of testing season.

     February 21, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J. and Aguilar, J.  (2007).  Ryan Fournier:  Openly gay student body president at OSU.  February 15, 2007 for www.campuspride.net.

Kilman, C., Bradford, I., Brooks, L., English, T., Holladay, J., Jackson, C., Sapp, J. and Thomason, R.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of

     Women’s history month.  February 4, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Grandmother of 6:  Media portrayals of gender in politics.  February 4, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Jackson, C., Bradford, I., English, T., Holladay, J., Kilman, C, Sapp, J., and Thomason, R.  (2007).  Anti-bias classroom:  The ABCs of black history

     month.  January 22, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2007). Crocodile and ghost bat have a hullabaloo:  An Australian tale of name-calling. Teaching Tolerance.  31, pp. 62-63.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Mixing it up in California:  All the world’s a stage.  November 15, 2006 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Why frogs and snakes never play together:  A pourquoi of prejudice.  September 25, 2006 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Juliette Hampton Morgan:  Becoming a white anti-racist educator.  September 18, 2006 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J. & Kagan, S.  (2006).  Increasing classroom race relations through cooperative learning.  Teaching Tolerance.  30, pp. 51-54.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  The ABCs of building community:  Anti-bias classroom.  August 15, 2006 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Esera Tuaolo:  Gay in the national football league.  April 15, 2006 for www.campuspride.net.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Cooperative comics:  Using comics to confront difficult issues at school. January 6, 2006 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Rigor + support = success:  A formula for educating children in poverty.  Teaching Tolerance.  29, pp. 44-49.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Wildcat goes a-bragging:  An Appalachian taleTeaching Tolerance.  29, p. 64.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Mix it up:  Sweetwater intermediate school in Texas.  November 15, 2005 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Campus activism:  Gay and greek.  October 26, 2005 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Mix it up:  Welcoming gulf coast students.  October 5, 2005 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Teaching tolerance and believing in the whole person.  October 3, 2005 for www.parentadvocates.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Gerda Weissmann Klein:  One survivor keeps rememberingTeaching Tolerance.  28, pp. 50-55.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal.  Retelling of Idries Shah’s tale published by Hoopoe Books. Teaching

     Tolerance.  28, p. 64.

Jensen, E. and Sapp, J.  (2005).  Brain based research support.  CD-ROM.  San Diego, CA:  The Brain Store.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  A queer timeline:  Life after Jerry Falwell.  May 16, 2005 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  With, not for:  Adults helping vs. hindering youth.  February 9, 2005 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Internet filters block “gay” and “lesbian.”  February 1, 2005 for www.safeschoolscoalition.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Seeking a common language:  How do we get GLBTQ people and religious people to dialogue?  January 31, 2005 for

     www.tolerance.org. 

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Learning from hate mail. Teaching Tolerance.  27, p. 5.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Body, mind & spirit:  Holistic educators seek authentic connections with students, subjects, colleagues and the world. Teaching

     Tolerance.  27, pp. 24-29.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  The tail of the dog.  Retelling of Victor Montejo’s folktale from The Bird Who Cleans the World published by Curbstone Press.

     Teaching Tolerance.  27, p. 64.

Willoughby, B., & Sapp, J.  (Eds.).  (2005).  The power of words:  Examining the language of ethnic, gender and sexual orientation bias.  Spring

     2005 for www.tolerance.org. 

Sapp, J.  (2004).  World majority teenagers mix it up in California.  November 17, 2004 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  How the orca came to be.  Retelling of Anne Cameron’s Orca’s song published by Harbour Publishing.  Teaching Tolerance.  26,

     p. 64.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Say no to hate:  Tolerance takes a victory lap.  October 18, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Ready or not:  A coming out story.  October 8, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  The southern poverty law center’s summer reading program:  Dive into summer reading (Interview with Mem Fox).  June 2, 2004

     for www.tolerance.org. 

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Coming out against biased language.  May 18, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

e.  Curriculum

Sapp, J.  (under contract).  Anne frank.  Los Angeles, CA:  The Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance.

Sapp, J.  (under contract).  Unlikely heroes:  A teacher’s guide to Jewish resistance in the holocaust.  Los Angeles, CA:  The Simon Wiesenthal

     Center Museum of Tolerance.

Sapp, J.  (2015).  Museum of Tolerance Teacher’s Guide.  Los Angeles, CA:  The Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2010).  Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  37, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J. (Ed.).  (2009).  Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  36, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2009). Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  35, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J.  (2009).  Mix it up at lunch day organizer’s guide grades k-6.  August 22, 2009 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J.  (2009).  Mix it up at lunch day organizer’s guide grades 6-12.  August 22, 2009 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J. and Esposito, K.  (2008).  The you rose.  The blue roseOctober, 2008 for www.bluerosefoundation.org.

Sapp, J.  (2008).  Viva la causa curriculum guide.  Montgomery, AL:  The Southern Poverty Law Center.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2008). Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  34, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J.  (2008).  Injustice on our plates. Teaching Tolerance.  34, pp. 54-55.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2008). Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  33, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Mix it up curriculum guide.  October 29, 2007 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2007). Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  32, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  The first amendment:  A comprehensive curriculum for grades 7-12.  For the Anti-Defamation League’s Curriculum Connections:

     Anti-Bias Lesson Plans and Resources for K-12 Educators. www.adl.org/education/curriculum_connections/spring_2007/. 

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Nursery rhyme raps!  March 7, 2007 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2007).  Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  31, pp. 12-17.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  The story of Juliette Hampton Morgan:  Becoming a white anti-racist activist.  Montgomery, AL:  The Civil Rights Memorial Center.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Making friends, being friends:  Cooperative conversations for grades K-6.  February 3, 2006 for www.mixitup.org.

Sapp, J. & O’Brien, C.  (Eds.).  (2006). Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  29, pp.10-15.

Sapp, J.  (2006). Totally usTeaching Tolerance.  29, p. 23.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  America’s civil rights movement.  December 29, 2005 for www.lessonplanet.com.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Hurricane Katrina:  Images in action.  September 2, 2005 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Emmett Till:  A classroom sonnet.  August 25, 2005 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  One world poster set curriculum guideTeaching Tolerance.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2005).  Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  28, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  A journal can be anything.  Teaching Tolerance.  28, p. 21.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Gerda Weissmann Klein:  Lesson Plan on Twenty PoundsTeaching Tolerance.  28, p. 56.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Immigration:  What borders have you crossed? Teaching Tolerance.  28, p. 31.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Mighty times the children’s march:  Teacher’s guide for the 2005 Academy Award winning documentary.  Montgomery, AL:  The

     Southern Poverty Law Center.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2005).  Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  27, pp. 10-15.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Music and the civil rights movement:  The children’s march preview. Teaching Tolerance.  27, pp. 16-17.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  What can Santa teach us about stereotypes?  December 2004 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  America’s civil rights movement:  Teacher’s guide for the 1995 Academy Award winning documentary – a time for justice.

     Montgomery, AL:  The Southern Poverty Law Center.

Sapp, J.  (Ed.).  (2004).  Teacher’s activity exchangeTeaching Tolerance.  26, pp. 8-13.

Jensen, E., Sapp, J., Brooks, C., & Claus, K.  (2002).  How the student brain learns.  CD-ROM.  San Diego, CA:  The Brain Store.

Jensen, E., Sapp, J., Brooks, C., & Claus, K.  (2002).  Memory and recall made simple.  CD-ROM.  San Diego, CA:  The Brain Store.

f.  Reviews

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2015).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives: 

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 17(4), pp. 238-243.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2015).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 17(3), pp. 163-170.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2015).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 17(2), pp. 106-112.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2015).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 17(1), pp. 53-58.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2014).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 16(4), pp. 245-251.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2014).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 16(3), pp. 182-189.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2014).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives: 

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 16(2), pp. 117-122.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2014).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 16(1), pp. 53-62.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2013).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 15(4), pp. 295-245.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2013).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 15(3), pp. 177-184.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2013).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 15(2), pp. 114-120.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2013).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 15(1), pp. 58-62.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2012).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 14(4), pp. 237-244.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2012).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 14(3), pp. 177-184.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2012).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 14(2), pp. 114-123.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2012).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 14(1), pp. 50-61.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Nunez, I., Scott-Simmons, W., and Johnson, L.  (2011).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 13(3), pp. 169-177.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Eng, B. C., DeJean, W., and Aguilar, J.  (2010). Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 12(1), pp. 50-62.

Sapp, J.  (2010).  Teaching tools.  Multicultural resource reviewsTeaching Tolerance.  37, pp. 57-61.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Eng, B. C., DeJean, W., and Aguilar, J.  (2009). Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 11(4), pp. 234-246.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., Eng, B. C., DeJean, W., and Aguilar, J.  (2009). Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 11(3), pp. 177-184.

Sapp, J.  (2009).  Teaching tools.  Multicultural resource reviewsTeaching Tolerance.  36, pp. 65-69.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Bryant, E., Botelho, M. J., Eng, B. C., DeJean, W., and Aguilar, J.  (2009).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 11(2), pp. 116-122.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Bryant, E., Botelho, M. J., Eng, B. C., DeJean, W., and Aguilar, J.  (2009).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:

     An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 11(1), pp. 56-61.

Sapp, J.  (2009). Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  35, pp. 57-61.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Bryant, E., Botelho, M. J., Eng, B. C., and Aguilar, J.  (2008).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education. 10(4), pp. 237-242.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Bryant, E., Botelho, M. J., and Eng, B. C.  (2008).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of

     the National Association for Multicultural Education. 10(3), pp. 175-181.

Sapp, J.  (2008). Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  34, pp. 57-61.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Bryant, E., and Eng, B. C.  (2008).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the National

     Association for Multicultural Education. 10(2), pp. 116-120.

Sapp, J.  (2008).  Planning to change the world:  A plan book for social justice teachers.  August, 2008 for www.teachingtolerance.org.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Bryant, E., and Eng, B. C.  (2008).  Guide to New Resources. Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the National

     Association for Multicultural Education. 10(1), pp. 55-62.

Sapp, J.  (2008). Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  33, pp. 57-61.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Bryant, E., Taylor, P., and Eng, B. C.  (2007).  Guide to New Resources.  Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the

     National Association for Multicultural Education. 9(4), pp. 62-66.

He, M. F., Sapp, J., Taylor, P., Bryant, E., and Eng, B. C.  (2007).  Guide to New Resources.  Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the

     National Association for Multicultural Education. 9(3), pp. 64-71.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  32, pp. 57-61.

He, M. F., Smith, G. P., Sapp, J., Taylor, P., and Bryant, E.  (2007).  Guide to New Resources.  Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the

     National Association for Multicultural Education.  9(2), pp. 56-64.

He, M. F., Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., Sapp, J., and Taylor, P.  (2007).  Guide to New Resources.  Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the

     National Association for Multicultural Education.  9(1), pp. 55-60.

Sapp, J.  (2007).  Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  31, pp. 57-61.

He, M. F., Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., Taylor, P., and Sapp, J.  (2006).  Guide to New Resources.  Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the

     National Association for Multicultural Education.  8(4), pp. 55-63.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Boy v. Girl?  How Gender Shapes Who We Are, What We Want, And How We Get Along.  February 23, 2006 or

     www.safeschoolscoalition.com. 

Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., He, M. F., Morris, P., Taylor, P., and Sapp, J.  (2006).  Guide to New ResourcesMulticultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education.  8(3), pp. 61-69.

Sapp, J.  (2006). Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  30, pp. 57-61.

Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., He, M. F., Morris, P., Taylor, P., and Sapp, J.  (2006).  Guide to New ResourcesMulticultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education.  8(2), pp. 53-64.

Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., He, M. F., Morris, P., Taylor, P., and Sapp, J.  (2006).  Guide to New ResourcesMulticultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education.  8(1), pp. 59-66.

Sapp, J.  (2006).  Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  29, pp. 58-63.

Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., He, M. F., Morris, P., Taylor, P., and Sapp, J.  (2005).  Guide to New Resources.  Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official

     Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education.  7(4), pp. 59-62.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Teaching Katrina:  A critical curricula review.  September 16, 2005 for www.tolerance.org.

Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., Howell, L., He, M. F., Morris, P., Taylor, P., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., and Duarte, S.  (2005).  Guide to New Resources.

     Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education.  7(3), pp. 57-66.

Smith, G. P., Bryant, E., Howell, L., He, M. F., Morris, P., Taylor, P., Sapp, J., Botelho, M. J., and Duarte, S.  (2005).  Creating a multicultural library.

     Multicultural Perspectives:  An Official Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education.  7(2), pp. 56-66.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  28, pp. 58-63.

Sapp, J.  (2005).  Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviews. Teaching Tolerance.  27, pp. 58-63.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Teaching tools:  Multicultural resource reviewsTeaching Tolerance.  26, pp. 58-63.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  A Heart Divided by Charlie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld.  August 25, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelson.  August 4, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Whoever You Are by Mem Fox.  July 14, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  The Circuit and Breaking Through by Francisco Jimenez.  July 7, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan.  June 2, 2004 for www.tolerance.org.

Banks, J., Cummins, J., Christian, D., Collier, V., Cortes, C., Crawford, J, et al.  (2004).  Honor Roll of Distinguished Literature.  May 2004 for

     Diversity Reviews:  Advancing Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Feature Films and Distinguished Literature at www.diversityreviews.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Let’s Get Real:  Youth Speak Up About Name-Calling and Bullying.  April 2004 for Women’s Educational Media,

     http://www.womedia.org.

Sapp, J.  (2004).  Beyond Good & Evil:  Children, Media and Violent Times.  February 2004 for Media Education Foundation,

     http://www.mediaed.org/videos/.

g.  Editorial Positions and Experience

2012-2016       Guest Editor for Rethinking Schools Magazine

2004-2016       Associate Editor for Multicultural Perspectives

2009-2010       Guest Editor for The Teacher Educator

2003-2010        Classroom Editor for Teaching Tolerance Magazine

2005-2007        Editorial Board for Journal of Cognitive Affective Learning

CONFERENCE AND CONVENTION PAPERS

a.  Peer-Reviewed National and International Conference and Convention Papers

2009  Our queer memes.  American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference (San Diego, CA.  April 13-17, 2009).

2008  Queer teacher educators and queer pre-service teachers:  Mentoring for change.  The Australian Association for Research in Education

          (AARE) Conference (Brisbane, Australia.  November 30-December 4, 2008).

2005  The children’s march:  A civil rights curriculum.  Co-presenter with Lecia Brooks at The Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner Living Memorial

          Civil Rights Education Summit and UNESCO’s Break the Silence Project Conference (Philadelphia, MS. June 22-24, 2005).

2004  Evaluating anti-bias education media.  Group presentation with Ellen Hofheimer Bettmann, Esther Hurh, Bill Madden-Fuoco and Bob Kim at

          the 2nd Annual Conference on Anti-Bias Education Programs (Tempe, AZ. June 10-13, 2004).

2004  Building education on the new science of learning.  Panel discussion with George Negus, Mem Fox, Katie Claus, Randall Clinch, Derek

          Hedgcock and Eric Jensen at The Brain Expo Down Under Conference (Adelaide, South Australia.  April 14-17, 2004).

2003  Queering teacher education:  Addressing gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and queer issues in teacher education.  Paper presented at

          the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference (Chicago, IL.  April 21-25, 2003).

2002  Stress:  It’s impact on our brain  and our work.  Conference presentation at The Brain Expo Conference (San Diego, CA.  January 19-22,

          2002).

2001  The oppressor and the oppressed.  Group presentation with Don Cardinal, Rosemary Fahey, Dolores Gaunty-Porter, Suzanne SooHoo, and

          Tom Wilson at The Association of People with Severe Disabilities - TASH Conference (Anaheim, CA.  November 14-17, 2001).

2001  Thinking through collaboration:  Change, ethics, and aesthetics.  Group presentation with Penny Bryan, Don Cardinal, Dolores Gaunty-Porter,

          Jan Osborn, Suzanne SooHoo, and Tom Wilson at the 27th Annual Association for Moral Education Conference (Vancouver, British Columbia,

          Canada.  October 25-28, 2001).

2001  Working to end homophobia:  Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and straight allies in K-12 and higher education working together.  Paper presented at

          the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference (Seattle, WA.  April, 2001).

2000   Relationships:  Where the spirituality of education and critical pedagogy meet at Going Public with Spirituality in Work and Higher Education

          Conference (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, June 4-6, 2000).

b.  Invited Keynotes

2016  White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.  Webinar on improving diverse and inclusive teacher pipelines.  Washington, 

          DC:  July 27, 2016.

2016  Future teachers and undocumented students and families.  Panel discussion with the UCLA Labor Center, CSUDH Multicultural Center, and

          the CSUDH Undocumented Student Ally Coalition.  Carson, CA:  April 27, 2016.

2014  Using APPs in the college classroom.  Enhancing the classroom experience:  Apps, iPads, and you.  Faculty Workshop at CSUDH (Carson,

          CA:  March 28, 2014).

2013  Valentine road:  A young boy murdered, another on trial, a system that failed everyone.  HBO/The Museum of Tolerance Invited Panel

          Discussant (Los Angeles, CA:  September 24, 2013).

2013  Engaging youth learners.  Docent Professional Development at The Museum of Tolerance (Los Angeles, CA:  September 24, 2013).

2013  My multicultural self:  Identity politics for human relations professionals.  Orange County Human Relations (Santa Ana, CA:  September 5,

          2013).

2013  Anti-bullying theory and practice for prek-6.  El Oro Way Charter for Enriched Studies School (Granada Hills, CA:  August 12, 2013).

2013  Who am I? Where did I come from: Blended families honoring culture, ethnicity and racial identity.  Heartsent Adoption Agency (Pasadena,

          CA:  June 22, 2013).

2012  Becoming a cross-cultural family.  Heartsent Adoption Agency (Pasadena, CA:  June 9, 2012).

2011  Increasing rigor through engagement with social justice and equity issues.  Carlsbad High School Faculty Development at The Museum of

          Tolerance (Los Angeles, CA.  January 21, 2011).

2010  Bullying.  Docent Professional Development Day Three at The Museum of Tolerance (Los Angeles, CA.  October 11, 2010).

2010  My multicultural self.  Docent Professional Development Day Two at The Museum of Tolerance (Los Angeles, CA.  October 5, 2010).

2010  Engaging youth learners.  Docent Professional Development Day One at The Museum of Tolerance (Los Angeles, CA.  October 4, 2010).

2010  Increasing rigor through engagement with social justice and equity issues.  Health Sciences High & Middle College Faculty Development at

          The Museum of Tolerance (Los Angeles, CA.  August 31, 2010).

2009  Equity and Social Justice.  The Public Debt 10th Annual Diversity Conference (Parkersburg, WV.  October 29, 2009).

2008  Stopping hate on campus.  Orange County AVID Coordinator Workshop (Huntington Beach, CA.  February 11, 2008).

2006  Invited Commencement Speaker.  The four matches that will set your world on fireOlney Friends School (Barnsville, OH.  June 3, 2006).

2006  Holocaust Survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein.  The Middle Level Leadership in Education Conference (Las Vegas, NV.  March 8-10, 2006).

2006  Teaching tolerance through primary sources.  The Middle Level Leadership in Education Conference (Las Vegas, NV.  March 8-10, 2006).

2006  Teaching tolerance for pre-service educators.  Kennesaw University Pre-Service Educator Conference (Kennesaw, GA.  February 21, 2006).

2005  Be able to dare:  Teaching that rocks the boatInvited full day seminar at Project I-TEACH in the School of Education at Chapman University

          (Orange, CA.  November 19, 2005).

2005  Multicultural Education.  Invited presentation at Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA.  September 30, 2005).

2004  Multicultural Education.  Invited presentation at Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA.  October 1, 2004).

2004  Applications of brain-compatible learning in the classroom.  The Brain Expo Down Under Conference (Adelaide, South Australia.  April 14-17,

          2004).

2004  Teacher stress and burnout.  The Brain Expo Down Under Conference (Adelaide, South Australia.  April 14-17, 2004).

2004  Diversity matters.  Invited workshop presentations at Alabama SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) State Conference.

          (Montgomery, AL.  March 13, 2004).

2003  Brain-compatible learning in the higher education classroom.  Pima Community College Faculty Learning Academy (Tucson, AZ.  August 5,

          2003).

2003  What administrators can do to facilitate brain-compatible learning in their schools.  Leadership Conference for Alhambra Unified School

          District (Sedona, Arizona.  July 31, 2003).

2003  Engaging and supporting all students in learning:  A brain-based perspective.  Invited speaker at two Sacramento Beginning Teacher and

          Support Assessment (BTSA) Conferences for teachers grades K-12 (Sacramento, CA.  March 29 and April 5, 2003).

2003  Introduction to brain-compatible learning:  Research & evaluation.  The National Association of Year Round Educators Conference (San

          Diego, CA.  February, 2003).

2002  Introduction to brain-compatible learning.  The National Association of Year Round Educators Conference (San Diego, CA.  February 13,

          2002).

2003  Stress and the brain.  Invited speaker at two Sacramento Beginning Teacher and Support Assessment (BTSA) Conferences for teachers

          grades K-12 (Sacramento, CA.  November 2 and December 1, 2003).

2003  Language Matters.  Invited speaker for Fullerton College’s President Performance of The Laramie Project.  (Fullerton, CA.  November, 2003).

2003  Introduction to brain-compatible learning.  Invited speaker for the Orange County Chapter of the International Society for Performance

          Improvement.  (Costa Mesa, CA.  April 8, 2003).

2003  We will find our way:  An affirmation for orange county’s PFLAG.  Invited speaker at the 25th Conference for Orange County’s PFLAG.

          (Disneyland Resort.  April 1, 2003).

2003  Graphic organizers in the higher education classroom.  Invited speaker at Pima Community College Faculty Learning Academy (Tucson, AZ.

          March 28, 2003).

2003  The fragile brain.  Invited speaker at two Sacramento Beginning Teacher and Support Assessment (BTSA) Conferences for teachers grades

          K-12 (Sacramento, CA.  January 11 and February 1, 2003).

2002  Introduction to brain-compatible learning.  Invited speaker for AmeriCorps Teachers (Orange, CA.  February 8, 2002).

2002    Engaging and supporting all students in learning:  A brain-based perspective.  Invited speaker at Sacramento Beginning Teacher and

          Support Assessment (BTSA) Conference for teachers grades 7-12 (Sacramento, CA.  February 2, 2002).

2002  Engaging and supporting all students in learning:  A brain-based perspective.  Invited speaker at Sacramento Beginning Teacher and Support

          Assessment (BTSA) Conference for teachers grades K-6 (Sacramento, CA.  January 12, 2002).

2001    Increasing rigor through writing:  A brain-compatible perspective.  Invited speaker at the Orange County Advancement Through Individual

          Determination (AVID) Conference (Anaheim, CA.  November 29, 2001).

2001  Increasing rigor through writing:  A brain-compatible perspective.  Invited speaker at the San Diego Advancement Through Individual

          Determination (AVID) Conference (San Diego, CA:  November 6, 2001).

2001  The Fragile Brain.  Invited speaker at The North Valley Schools 6th Annual Teacher’s Conference (San Francisco, CA.  October 26, 2001).

2001  Brain-compatible learning in the higher education classroom.  Invited speaker at Pima Community College Faculty Learning Academy

          (Tucson, AZ.  August 13, 2001).

2001  Brain-compatible learning and strategies for secondary students.  Invited speaker at the Orange County AVID Coordinators’ Conference

          (Anaheim, CA.  May 10, 2001).

2001    Brain-compatible learning and strategies for secondary students.  Invited speaker at the San Diego County AVID Coordinators’ Conference

          (San Diego, CA.  May 2, 2001).

2001   Introduction to brain-compatible learning.  National Association of Year Round Educators Conference (Las Vegas, NV.  February 10-14,

          2001).

2001  Engaging and supporting all students in learning:  A brain-based perspective.  Invited speaker at Sacramento Beginning Teacher and Support

          Assessment (BTSA) Conference for teachers grades 7-12 (Sacramento, CA.  January 13, 2001).

2001  Engaging and supporting all students in learning:  A brain-based perspective.  Invited speaker at Sacramento Beginning Teacher and Support

          Assessment (BTSA) Conference for teachers grades K-6 (Sacramento, CA.  February 3, 2001).

2000    Appreciating diversity:  LGBTQ issues in education.  Co-coordinator of the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Conference at

          Chapman University (Orange, CA.  November 4, 2000).

2000  Brain-compatible learning:  An advanced session.  Invited speaker at The North Valley Schools 5th Annual Teacher’s Conference (San

          Francisco, CA:  October 26-27, 2000).

2000  Journal your way to leadership at Los Angeles County’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Student Conference.  (LaVerne

          University.  April 19, 2000).

2000  Creating safe schools for the dignity of all at the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Los Angeles Diversity Conference

          (Polytechnic School, Pasadena.  March 25, 2000).

2000   Brain-compatible learning in the university classroom.  Invited speaker at California State University, Stanislaus’ Instructional Institute

          (Stanislaus, CA.  February 10, 2000).

1999    Brain-compatible learning in the special education classroom at The North Valley Schools 4th Annual Teacher’s Conference (San Francisco,

          CA.  October 7-8, 1999).

1999  Appreciating diversity:  Gay and lesbian issues in education.  Co-Chair of conference put on by the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network

          (GLSEN) of Orange County (Chapman University, Orange, CA.  May 1, 1999).

1999  Engaging and supporting all students in learning:  A brain-based perspective.  Invited speaker at Sacramento BTSA Conference for teachers

          grades 7-12 (Sacramento, CA.  January, 1999).

1999  Engaging and supporting all students in learning:  A brain-based perspective.  Invited speaker at Sacramento BTSA Conference for teachers

          grades K-6 (Sacramento, CA.  February, 1999).

1998    Literacy and the brain at the California Reading Association Conference (Sacramento, CA.  November 4-7, 1998).

1998  Storytelling through the standards.  Conference Storyteller at California Council for the Education of Teachers Conference (San Diego, CA.

          October 29-31, 1998).

1996   Launching Literature Circles at the South Bay Area Reading Council’s Thirteenth Annual Conference on Literacy (Torrance, CA.  September

          19, 1996).

1995  Interactive Dialogue Journals at the South Bay Area Reading Council’s Twelfth Annual Conference on Literacy.  (Lennox, CA.  March 4, 1995).

1994  Models of Pride Conference at Occidental College.  Faculty Coordinator (Los Angeles, CA.  October 15, 1994).

 AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

2016               California State University Dominguez Hills 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity

2014               California State University Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award for Exemplary Service and Accommodations to Students

                       with Disabilities

2012               California State University Dominguez Hill Serivce Award

2011                Initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi on May 2, 2011

2009                Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award

                        Feature Article for How School Taught Me I Was Poor.

2007                Association of Educational Publishers Golden Lamp Award for debut children’s

                        book Rhinos and Raspberries:  Tolerance Tales for the Early Grades

2007                Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award

                        Periodical of the Year, Teaching Tolerance Magazine

2006                Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award

                        Periodical of the Year, Teaching Tolerance Magazine

2006                Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award

                        Most Improved Publication, Teaching Tolerance Magazine

2006                Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award

                        Instructional Materials/Comprehensive Curriculum Package

                        Might Times:  The Children’s March

2006                Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award

                        Editorial/Instructional Materials

                        Speak Up!  Responding to Everyday Bigotry

2006                American InHouse Design Awards

                        Teaching Tolerance Magazine, Issue #28

2006                American InHouse Design Awards

                        Teaching Tolerance Magazine, Issue #29

2006                American InHouse Design Awards

                        Packaging

                        One Survivor Remembers

2006                HOW Design International Award

                        Primary Documents

                        One Survivor Remembers

2005                Academy Award

                        Best Documentary Short Subject

                        Might Times:  The Children’s March

2004                Webby Award

                        Best Activist Site on the Internet

                        Tolerance.org

2003                Chapman University Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching

                        Faculty Honors Convocation

1990                West Virginia University Swiger Fellowship Award

                        Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant

 ACADEMIC and COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

2015-Present   Secretary, Board of Trustees for Westerly School of Long Beach

2015-2016        The Board Chairs Academy Certificate of Completion

2006-2009        National Association for Multicultural Education Conference Proposal Reviewer

2007-2008        PFLAG National’s Higher Education Scholarship Review Committee

2006-2008        Gonzaga University Institute for Action Against Hate, Education Committee

2006-2008        Gonzaga University Institute for Action Against Hate, Field of Hate Studies Development Committee

2005-2008        Gonzaga University Institute for Action Against Hate, Board of Advisors

2005-2007        National Safe Schools Coalition LGBTQ Curriculum Committee

2003                  National Reviewer for GLSEN Booklink

2002-2003        Chair, GLSEN-OC

2000-2003        Board of Directors, GLSEN-OC

1995-1998        Co-Principal Investigator of The California Foreign Language Project,

                          Los Angeles Area Seminars on Theories, Resources and Strategies (LA-STARS)  (Los Angeles, CA.  Occidental College).

1991-1997        Foxfire Teacher Outreach Networks.  Co-Founder of MoutainFire (West Virginia Foxfire Teacher Network) and Chaparral (Southern

                          California Foxfire     Teacher Network).

1995-1996        Foxfire Board of Directors.  The Foxfire Fund.  (Mountain City, GA).

1992-1993        The Institute for Democracy in Education (IDE), National Board of Directions, (Athens, OH).

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2014-Present   CSUDH University Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee (RTP)

2014-Present   CSUDH University Honors and Leaves Committee

2014-Present   CSUDH Teacher Education Division Curriculum Committee

2010-Present   CSUDH Disposition Committee Chair

2012-2013       CSUDH College of Education Curriculum Committee

2011-2012       CSUDH College of Education Curriculum Committee

2011-2012       CSUDH College of Education, Chair of Disposition Committee

2011-2012       CSUDH College of Education Diversity Committee

2010-2011       CSUDH College of Education Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee (RTP)

2010-2011       CSUDH College of Education Diversity Committee

2009-2010       CSUDH College of Education Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee (RTP)

2008-2009       CSUDH University Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee (RTP)

2006-2009       CSUDH Reading Institute for Academic Preparation (RIAP) Leadership Team

2007-2008       CSUDH University Leaves & Honors Committee

2007-2008       CSUDH College of Education Equity Committee

2006-2008       CSUDH College of Education Teacher Education Division Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee (RTP)

2006-2008       CSUDH College of Education, Teacher Education Division Curriculum Committee

2006-2007       CSUDH College of Education Diversity Committee

2006-2007       CSUDH College of Education Social Committee

2002-2003       Founding Member Chapman University Hate Crime Task Force

2001-2002       Campus Community Council, University Faculty Committee

1999-2003       School of Education Faculty Review Committee (FRC)

1999-2003       MAE Core Faculty

1998-2003           Single Subjects Faculty

2001                School of Education Faculty Development Seminar titled A queer names his world:  Institutional homophobia.

2001                Faculty Forum titled Practical applications of brain research in learning and teaching.

1996-2000          School of Education Reading Center Committee

1999-2001       School of Education Literacy Faculty Committee

1999                School of Education Faculty Development presentation on Stress and its impact on our brains and our work.

1998                School of Education Student Review Committee

1994-1998       Occidental College Teacher Education Advisory Board

 GRANTS 

2013 CSUDH Instructional Technology Grant Award for iPads in the Classroom (received an iPad and a semester of professional development in e-chalk talk software)

ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIP

California National Association of Multicultural Education (CA-NAME)

National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

Foxfire National

The California Council on the Education of Teachers

Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network

The California Association of Colleges of Teacher Education

The Independent California Colleges and Universities on the Education of Teachers

The State of California Association of Teacher Educators

The American Educational Research Association (AERA)

The American Educational Research Association Gay and Lesbian Special Interest Group

The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCIES

a.  Equity Consulting

Holocaust Education Consultant for The Leichtag Family Foundation, Carlsbad, CA.

Equity and Diversity Consultant and Curriculum Specialist for The Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, California.

Equity and Diversity Consultant in Research and Writing for Orange County Human Relations, Santa Ana, California.

Senior Curriculum Consultant for the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance Department, Montgomery, Alabama.

Curriculum Writer for The Civil Rights Memorial Center, Montgomery, Alabama.

Civil Rights Consultant for the 2008 documentary on Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Boycott, Viva La Causa.

Civil Rights Consultant for the 2005 Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Subject, Mighty Times 2:  The Children’s March.

b.  Brain-Compatible Learning and Literacy Consultancies

Palmdale Unified School District

John Muir Elementary School

South Park Elementary School, South Park, CA.

Mountain View Elementary School, Mountain View, CA.

Lassen Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA.

University of San Diego

Emery Park Elementary School, Alhambra, CA.                                                  

Foxboro Elementary School, Vacaville, CA.

Travis Unified School District

Orange County Office of Education

Moreno Valley Unified School District

San Diego County Office of Education

Glendale Unified School District

Washougal Unified School District, Washougal, WA

Independent School District No. 911, Cambridge, MN

La Jolla Unified School District

UNIVERSITY COURSES TAUGHT

California State University, Dominquez Hills

GED 501         Seminar in Learning and Development

GED 501         Online Seminar in Learning and Development

GED 503         Socio-Cultural Issues in Education

GED 510         Process of Curriculum Development

GED 513         Children’s and Adolescent Literature

TED 400         Introduction to Education

TED 402         Educational Psychology

TED 404         Elementary Reading/Language Arts Grades 4-6

TED 411         Classroom Management for Elementary Teachers

TED 415         Multicultural Education in an Urban Context

TED 420         Computer Literacy for Teachers

TED 455         Secondary Student Teaching Supervision

TED 460         Supportive Environments for Secondary Students

TED 465         Fieldwork:  Secondary Supervision

TED 467         Secondary Methods I

TED 468         Secondary Methods II

TED 465         Fieldwork II Secondary Interns

TED