DepartmentsSchool of Education
Undergraduate Education
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty

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Degrees

  • Ph.D., Biola University
  • M.A., California State University, Los Angeles
  • B.S., California State University, Los Angeles
  • Program Director Permit - Level VI, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Multiple Subject Credential, California State University, Los Angeles

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Biography

Dr. Vidaurre is the initiator, director, and professor of the Early Childhood Education program at Biola University. She has been an educator for over 20 years in the roles of classroom teacher, parent educator, mentor, consultant, and college instructor. Originally from Ecuador, Dr. Vidaurre has enjoyed teaching in bilingual programs in inner city Los Angeles and specializes in working with linguistically diverse students and their parents.  She enjoys speaking and teaching in Spanish-speaking ministry settings throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.

Affiliations

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Education Association

Publications (Selected)

  • Vidaurre, L. & LaBarbera, R. (2012). English as a Foreign Language Textbook, Primary Level 1. Colorado Springs, Colorado: Purposeful Design Press.

  • Vidaurre, L. (2012). CTC Biennial Report on Child Development Permits Program

  • Primary author of Child Development Permit (Levels III-V) proposal for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.  All standards met. Approved on first submission, 2010

  • Primary author of Child Development Permit (Levels I-II) proposal for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.  All standards met. Approved on first submission, 2009

  • Primary author of new program proposal for Early Childhood. Approved and funded, Biola University, 2009

Presentations

  • Preparando Maestros Para Ninos y Jovenes en la Iglesia. Presented at the 34th Biola Hispanic Conference, La Mirada, CA 2013.

  • Preparation and Training of Child Development Permit (CDP) Candidates at Biola University. Facilitated visit and Presented to Chinese Delegates, La Mirada, Fall 2010.

  • Preparing for Kindergarten.  Presented at the 3rd Annual Family Literacy & Health Parent Conference, Carson, CA, 2007 

  • Raising a Bilingual and Biliterate Child.  Presented at the 2nd Annual Family Literacy & Health Parent Conference, Carson, CA, 2006

  • “Before and After”: Pre and Post Testing for School Readiness Language Development Program (SRLDP).  Facilitated at the Los Angeles Unified School District, Early Childhood Education Department, SRLDP Parent Education Senior Teachers’ Professional Development, Los Angeles, CA, 2006

  • Fun and Learning through Literacy.  Presented at the 7th Annual Parent Community Conference, Norwalk-La Mirada, CA, 2005

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