Denise Reid has her Ph.D. from Chapman University, an M.S. from California State University, Fullerton, and a B.A. from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Reid holds a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and has decades of educational experience.Here experience includes facilitating the successful transition of high school students to post-secondary settings. Additionally, she has over 15 years of providing educational accommodations to college students with disabilities.While equal access to quality education for all students is of concern, her recent research focuses on learning of the lived experiences of individuals who attended, taught, or served as adminstrators in all-Black segregated schools before Jime Crow and after the Brown v. Board decision.
Presented on "Disability absent from the diversity dialogue," February 2020.
As a panelist discussed how Biola University and Friendship Baptist Church were informing women and youth to become civically engaged and utilize their right to vote, February 2020.
Presented to new faculty members on "Campus diversity and culturally responsive teaching." Provided practical examples of how to implement culturally responsive teaching practices in various disciplines, 2019.
Presented on "Culturally responsive teaching," Fall 2019.
Presented on "Disability absent from the diversity dialogue," February 2019.
At the invitation of Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, served as a panelist discussing the biblical perspective of race and addressing questions from the audience, 2018.
Presented on "'Momma, why are all my teachers white?' The impact of Brown v. Board," 2018.
Presented on "How to best meet the needs of students with disabilities," Fall 2018.
Presented on "Taking ownership of your child’s academic achievement: The role of parents in the motivation of their student." February 2016.
Presented on "Classroom and behavioral management educational accommodations." November 2015.
Presented on "How to apply to and complete graduate school." October 2015.
Presented on "Disability and diversity on CSU websites: A critical discourse study." 2015.
Presented on "Resegregation since Brown v. Board through special education settings." 2015.
Presented on "Disproportionality in special education: The absent students when communities are built." November 2014.
Presented on "How to Successfully Navigate and Complete a Graduate Program" August 2014.
Presented on "Disproportionate representation of minority students in special education (Symposium). April 2013.
Presented on "An exploration of students who experience academic difficulties and learning challenges and don’t request accommodations or adaptations in college." 2013.
Presented on "Bullying experiences of students with disabilities." 2012.
Presented on "Factors to ensure the successful transition and completion of college for students with disabilities." March 2012.
Served as Seminar Leader in 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, and 2002.