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Nancy Brashear, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3355
Email: nbrashear@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 812-3024
Nancy Brashear, Ph.D., began her 30-year education career as a K–12 teacher in public schools, then taught college English courses for five years prior to entering the field of teacher education, and served as a CCTC, ACSI, and WASC accreditation team member. She has a special interest in literacy development for all ages, literacy and language development for second-language learners, children’s and adolescent literature, creative writing, and teacher education.

Education

Ph.D., Education, Claremont Graduate School
M.A., Education, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Credentials/Certifications
Standard Life Credential, Grades K–8
Standard Life Credential for English, Grades 7–12
Ryan Reading Specialist Credential, K–Adult Education
Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate (CLAD), Grades K–12
Pathwise Classroom Performance Assessments Observer Proficiency Certificate 4 (ETS)

Department

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • English

Expertise

  • Children’s and Adolescent Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Literacy and Language Development
  • Teacher Education

Courses Taught

EDLS 300 – Introduction to Teaching as a Profession, K–12
ENGL 111 – Introduction to Literature
ENGL 434 – Children's Literature
ENGL 436 – Adolescent Literature

Office Hours

Thursday, 1–2:15 p.m. and 4:30–5 p.m.; and by appointment

Office Location

Faculty Quad, Room 8, East Campus

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