DepartmentSchool of Education
Biola AffiliationsFaculty

Degrees

  • Ed.D., University of Southern California
  • M.A., California State University Dominguez Hills
  • B.A., Occidental College

Affiliations

  1. American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  2. American University Center of Disabilities (AUCD)
  3. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  4. California Association of Professors of Early Childhood Special Education (CAPECSE)
  5. California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA)
  6. California Association of Resource Specialists (CARS+)
  7. California Association of School-University Partnerships (CASUP)
  8. California Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL)
  9. California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE)
  10. California Education Research Association (CERA)

Publications (Selected)

  1. “[Review of the book Equity Partnerships: A Culturally Proficient Guide to Family School, and Community Engagement by Angela R. Clark-Louque et al],” Tang, K. and Esposito, K. The Journal of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), Volume 33. (October 2021).
  2. “Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development,” Tang, K. and Arriaza, G., The Journal of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), Volume 33. (October 2021).
  3. "Challenges Experienced by Women of Color in Educational Leadership". Book chapter in Black and Brown Leadership and the Promotion of Change in an Era of Social Unrest by Rodriguez, S. and Brown, K., (July/August 2021)
  4. “School Counselors and Special Education Teachers Involvement in Leadership Activities at their School Sites,” Tang, K., Fortner, K., and Morgan, R. Journal of Leadership, Equity and Research (JLER): Center for Leadership Equity and Research (CLEAR), (July 2021).
  5. “A Collective Approach to Building an Equitable and Inclusive System that Meets the Needs of Marginalized Populations in Education,” Tang, K. and Estrada-Reveles, U. The Journal of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA) Social Justice Special Edition 2021, Volume 1. (July 2021).
  6. “California Association of School-University Partnerships (CASUP) Connections”, Tang, K. and Fortner, K. (Co-Eds. And Reviewers). Volume 10 (1): 1-16. (June 2021).
  7. “English Language Learners’ Perspectives on Resiliency in Graduate Level Online Learning Amidst the Ongoing Systemic Racism”, Tang, K. and Flores, N. California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE): Improving Education at Every Level Research Monograph. (November 2020).
  8. “Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development,” Gray, M. S. and Tang, K. (Co-Eds. and Reviewers), The Journal of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), Volume 31. (October 2019).
  9. “Teacher Leadership in Special Education: Exploring Skills, Roles and Perceptions,” Bagley, S. and Tang, K. Journal of Interdisciplinary Teacher Leadership, Volume 2 (1), 44-63. (December 2018).
  10. “Ensuring Inclusive Environments for Students with Disabilities: School Leaders Play a Linchpin Role”. Esposito, M. C., Tang, K., and Kulkarni, S. Journal of Educational Administration and History. (September 2018).

Presentations

  1. 2022 American Educational Research Association (AERA)/World Education Research Association (WERA) Annual Meeting and Conference, San Diego, CA. “Equitable Education: Experiences Voiced by Women of Color.” April 2022. Forthcoming.
  2. 2022 American Educational Research Association (AERA)/World Education Research Association (WERA) Annual Meeting and Conference, San Diego, CA. “Black and Brown Leadership: Promoting Just and Equitable Practices in an Era of Social Unrest.” April 2022. Forthcoming.
  3. 6th Annual Virtual Women In Leadership Conference, California. “Transformative Leaders: Perceptions of Female Educators on School Leadership and Collaboration.” October 2021.
  4. CAPEA Fall 2021 Virtual Conference, Oct. 7-9, California “Journal Managing Editors Presentation: How to Get Your Articles Published”. October 2021.
  5. 2021 Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) Virtual Conference. “Education, Sustainability and Society through Authentic Action Research”. June 2021.
  6. 2021 Virtual American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting & Conference, Orlando, FL “Perceptions of School Counselors, Special Education Teachers, and Site Administrators Regarding Leadership Involvement in Schools”. April 2021.
  7. Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Virtual 2021 Convention & Expo, Baltimore, MD. “Transformative Leadership: Are School Counselors and Special Education Teachers View as Leaders at their School Sites?” March 2021.
  8. California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Fall 2020 Virtual Post Conference: Discussions and Expansions of Research Study, CA. “Got Resiliency? ELL’s Perspectives on Online Learning Resiliency Amidst the Ongoing Systemic Racism”. December 2020.
  9. 28th Annual Women In Leadership Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. “Voices from the Field: School Counselors and Special Education Teachers Who Become Leaders at their School Sites”. October 2020.
  10. Council for Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2020 Convention and Expo, Portland, OR. “The Efficacy of Collaboration Efforts Between Counselors and Special Educators in Training”. October 2020.

Courses

  1. Teaching Students with Mild to Moderate Support Needs in Inclusive Settings
  2. Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder
  3. Diagnosis and Remediation in Reading
  4. Curriculum Design for Students with Mild to Moderate Support Needs
  5. Master's Thesis and Educational Research
  6. Educational Research, Design and Method
  7. Communicative & Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Professionals
  8. Educational Assessment of Students with Disabilities
  9. Typical/Atypical Development and Assessment Issues in Special and General Education
  10. Classroom Management for Learning Disabilities and Behavior Problems

Areas of Expertise for Media Interviews

  • Special Education
  • Minority and Low-Income Family Involvement and Participation
  • Early Childhood
  • Collaboration and Teaming
  • Teacher Preparation
  • Inclusion and Pedagogy
  • Transition
  • Classroom Management
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