Eva Frey | Online Learning for Teachers pursuing Continuing Education and Professional Development | The Connecting Link


Eva Frey

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Throughout her tenure in education, Dr. Frey has enjoyed teaching and serving as an administrator in K-16 settings. She has a depth of experience in educational leadership, successful grant writing and educational policy development and implementation. Dr. Frey is a national and regional presenter on student development; program design and assessment; and, leadership in higher education.

Her areas of professional interest are: support and persistence of first-generation college students; leadership and social justice; and, multicultural education. Her active scholarship is the impact of positive psychology on pedagogical design and the vocational development of a college student. She has been recognized regionally for her support and advocacy of LGBTQ issues, and her work in student affairs.

Dr. Frey holds a Doctorate in Education from Seattle University; a Master of Education in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington; and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Pacific Lutheran University. Dr. Frey's passion is being a leader/educator and working in partnership with others to become their best selves. 

Participants in this course will examine methodologies to facilitate the development of a culturally relevant classroom centered around research of Gloria Ladson-Billings, Geneva Gay, Django Paris, and H. Samy Alim, among others. Participants will reflect on their own teaching practices and explore strategies and frameworks that incorporate a student’s and school community’s cultural heritage and experiences; fostering a much more wholistic educational experience for all children. The foundations of culturally responsive teaching will be researched. Strategies for helping students, teachers, and parents understand what culturally relevant teaching is and how it is effectively implemented will be explored. Participants will learn how to create a culturally welcoming classroom, development and implement strategies for fostering relationships between different cultures in one’s classroom, and how to help students understand differences between cultures in a respectful manner. Additional topics include culturally responsive classroom management and discipline, including students with special needs in the culturally responsive classroom, and connecting parents/home to the culturally relevant classroom.
Course #: GMF22508
Dates: 11/14/22 - 12/11/22

Equity & Diversity Positive Classroom Management


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