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Category: School of Education

  • A Biola Alumna’s Journey Overseas and Back Again

    Dorothy Leal went from La Mirada to Nepal to Mexico and to Oklahoma to use her passions and skills in teaching.

    Charlotte McKinley — 

    After graduating from Biola University’s School of Education in 1967, Dorothy Leal did not anticipate the way that God would use her degree to help...

  • New Program Prepares Educators to Work with Multilingual Learners

    Biola’s Master of Arts in P-12 Multilingual, Multicultural Education degree will strengthen educators’ ability to serve and support multilingual, multicultural and immigrant families

    Sarah Dougher — 

    According to data recently released this year by the United States Census Bureau, nearly 43% of California residents speak a language other than...

  • Student Creates Tutoring Business During Pandemic to Serve Students with Autism

    School of Education student Ashley Cox receives scholarship for her innovative venture

    Joy Blea — 

    Biola University student Ashley Cox, a liberal studies elementary education major, recently received a scholarship from Biola’s Office of...

  • Biola Alumna Honored as Woman of the Year

    April Reutter (’93) was honored by the city of Norwalk as Woman of the Year for her many contributions to the community

    Kiana Karn — 

    Devoted teacher and Biola University alumna April Reutter was recognized by the 57th California Assembly District as Woman of the Year this March....

  • Alumna Opens New Preschool in Southern California

    School will serve as one of Biola’s early childhood laboratory schools

    Joya Jackson — 

    Biola University alumna Koryn Parker (’02, M.A. ’03) recently opened her own preschool, Little Learners Exploration Academy in Whittier, Calif. To...

  • Education Professors Conducted Research on the Effects of Dual Language Immersion Programs on Student Attitudes Toward Multiculturalism

    Professors’ research shows Dual Language Immersion programs in schools help students grasp a better understanding of both another language and its culture

    Sarah Dougher — 

    Biola University School of Education professors Nicholas Block and Lorena Vidaurre recently published research on Dual Language Immersion (DLI)...