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DepartmentsSchool of Education
Undergraduate Education
Biola AffiliationsFaculty
Office Location225 Sutherland

Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Education, California State University, Fullerton
  • M.S. in Education, Northwestern University
  • B.S. in Elementary Education, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

Biography

Joyce Yang served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and director for nearly 20 years in  public schools across three states. She earned her doctorate from California State University, Fullerton where she conducted her dissertation research on female elementary school principals’ perceptions of work-life balance within their organizational and personal contexts. Yang has been a part of the Biola community since 2014 when she began teaching as an adjunct professor. She recently taught in Cambodia and looks forward to continuing her service to students as a full-time faculty member in the School of Education while furthering her research in educational leadership.

Presentations

  • 8th Annual Educational Research Symposium, California State University, Fullerton. Presented on women elementary principals’ perceptions of work-life balance within their organizational and personal contexts. November 2018. 
  • Women in Leadership, National University, La Jolla, Calif. Presented on women elementary principals’ perceptions of work-life balance. October 2018. 
  • Women in Educational Leadership, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. Presented on women elementary principals’ perceptions of work-life balance. October 2018. 
  • Abundant Life International School, Phnom Phen, Cambodia. Presented one week of professional development for K-12 teachers and staff. August 2018. 
  • 7th Annual Educational Research Symposium, California State University, Fullerton. Presented on women elementary principals’ perceptions of work-life balance within their organizational and personal contexts. November 2018.

Research Interests

  • Women in school leadership
  • Growth and scope of the role of the principal

Courses

  • Foundations of Education  
  • Introduction to Teaching 
  • Elementary Curriculum and Assessment  
  • Differentiation 
  • Secondary Curriculum
  • Assessment and Differentiation
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