Having done most everything in schools from cleaning to leading, Dr. Rema Reynolds is a consummate educator. An Associate Professor in the School of Education’s School Counseling and School Psychology Department, Dr. Reynolds also teaches Global Leadership classes abroad and undergraduate courses at UCLA.
Dr. Reynolds’ research examines issues of parent engagement as they relate to Black families and student achievement, instructional strategies educators employ to honor and incorporate literacies students bring to the classroom, cultural competencies counselors and school counselors acquire through their respective preparatory programs, and the roles of school administrators in community and civic development. Her forthcoming books focus on engaging underrepresented parents in schools and provide practical guides and strategies for parents and school officials.
In addition to working with parents for improved student outcomes, Dr. Reynolds has worked as a consultant for a number of school districts across the country assisting teachers and administrators in taking deliberate action to facilitate civic engagement, understand their communities’ needs, and invite stakeholders to participate in ways meaningful for them and beneficial for students. Dedicated to the development of servant leaders, Dr. Reynolds has also taught and presented at professional conferences throughout the United States and in over 18 countries.
B.A. - English, Secondary Education, Western Michigan University
M.S. - School Counseling, Western Michigan University
Ph.D. - University of California, Los AngelesCredentials/Certifications
Pupil Personnel Services Credential
Secondary Language Arts Credential
Pastoral Counseling Credential
- School of Education
- School Counseling and School Psychology
- School Counseling
- Teacher Education
Courses TaughtEDCO 528
– Community, Family, and School CollaborationEDCO 579
– Sociocultural CompetenceGLDR 501
– Foundations of Global Leadership Theory and PracticeGLDR 510
– Creative and Collaborative Leadership in Cross-cultural SettingsLDRS 501
– Foundations of Leadership TheoryLDRS 534
– Leader as an Agent of ChangeLDRS 561
– Group and Conflict Issues in Leadership
Tuesday 11am-4:30pm, Wednesday 1pm-4pm