Gregory Kaiser, PhD


Professor, Division of Teacher Education

Phone: (626) 815-5354

Fax: (626) 815-5416

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Building One, Suite 113

For Gregory Kaiser, Ph.D., a primary professional passion is helping credential candidates learn and practice the essentials of successful teaching, including employing various instructional models, designing standards-based lessons, utilizing a variety of research-based instructional strategies, and assessing student learning to increase teaching and learning effectiveness. A related professional passion is assisting credential candidates with learning and practicing effective classroom management strategies to optimize student learning and create caring and safe classroom communities. Dr. Kaiser is also committed to helping credential candidates learn the essentials of science literacy, including expanding their knowledge of the key concepts and principles of science, science process skills, and science content typically taught in kindergarten through grade eight. As a former elementary school teacher and public school district science mentor teacher, he enjoys helping beginning teacher effectively and confidently instruct kindergarten through eighth grade students in the sciences.


  • PhD, Education, Claremont Graduate School
  • MA, Education, Claremont Graduate School
  • BA, Speech Communication, California State University, Fullerton


  • Multiple Subject Credential

Academic Area

  • School of Education


  • Standards-based lesson design and assessment
  • Classroom management
  • Science literacy and science instruction

Courses Taught

  • TEP 522 - Methods of Teaching Mathematics, K-8
  • TEP 523 - Methods of Teaching Science, K-8
  • TEP 524 - Methods of Integrating the Humanities, K-8
  • TESP 504 - Schools and Educational Systems
  • TESP 501 - Art of Teaching I: Foundations of Teaching
  • TESP 511 - Art of Teaching II: Pedagogy and Instructional Design
  • TESP 512 - Science of Teaching II: Effective Assessment Strategies for All Learners