Faculty

George E. West, Ed.D.

Photo - George E. West Dean of College of Education; Professor, College of Education

Phone: (714) 879-3901 x2409
Email: gewest@hiu.edu
Office: Orange Education Center, Suite 100

EDUCATION:

  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, University of La Verne
  • M.A., History, California State College, Long Beach
  • B.A., Social Science, Long Beach State College
CREDENTIALS/CERTIFICATIONS:
  • California Administrative Service Credential, K-12 and Adult Classes
  • California General Secondary Teaching Credential, 7-12
  • Academy for Personnel Administration Certificate, ACSA/CSU, Hayward
  • Business Management Academy Certificate, ACSA/CASBO

COURSES:

  • EDU5100 Foundations of Education
  • EDU5610 Contemporary Issues in Education
  • EDU5920 Special Topics in Education
  • EDU6610 Financial Aspects of Education
  • EDU6620 Legal Aspects of Education
  • EDU6990 Thesis
KEY AWARDS/AFFILIATIONS:
  • Servant Leader of the Year, Hope International University (2005)
  • State Business Services Administrator of the Year, Association of California School Administrators (2001)
  • Joint California State Assembly and Senate Resolution for Service to Youth (2001)
  • City of Fullerton Proclamation for Community Service (2000)
  • Association of California School Administrators Region XVII Business Services Administrator of the Year (2001)
  • Distinguished Rotarian, Buena Park Rotary Club (2000)

ACADEMIC INTERESTS:

  • Current trends in Christian and public education
  • Resources and revenue for Christian and public education
  • Online instruction and integrating technology into the curriculum
  • Education and working with California's diversity population

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

Presentation on "The Use of Non-profit Foundations as an Alternative Revenue Source for Christian Schools' Superintendents and Principals," Association of Christian Schools Southern California Conference, Anaheim, 2006

Presentation on "Retraining Teachers for Use of Instructional Technology and Online Instruction," Hanoi University of Business and Management and Hanoi National University, Hanoi, Vietnam; Presentation on "What is Rotary," Vietnam Economics Association, Hanoi Vietnam, 2006

Presentation on "SB 2042 Multiple Subject Teacher Credential Program Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs) and Teacher Performance Assessments (TPAs)," Association of Christian Schools Southern California Conference, Anaheim, 2005

Presentation on "WASC University Accreditation Process" and "Online Instruction/Distance Learning," VietUSA and Hanoi University of Business and Management and National University College of Foreign Languages - Hanoi, Vietnam, 2005

Presentation on "Use of Technology in California Elementary and Secondary Schools," Beijing Institute of Education and Beijing Municipal School Districts - BIOLA School of Intercultural Studies, 2004

Presentation on "Online Instruction and Degree Programs," Hanoi University of Business and Management - Hanoi, Vietnam, 2004

Presentation and publication of paper, "The Use of Non-profit Educational Corporations and Foundations as an Alternative Revenue Source for California's Schools" - HIU 3rd Annual Management Conference, 2004

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:

British colonial and empire history, military history, collecting toy soldiers, travel, serving on the Eastside Christian Schools Board of Education, travel and meeting and learning about people from other countries.

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:

  • "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11
  • "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13

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