USD Educator to Co-Chair Statewide Accrediting Committee

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing’s (Commission) Committee on Accreditation (COA) has re-elected two experienced California educators to lead the COA in 2014-15: Kenneth Lopour, representing the K-12 community; and Reyes L. Quezada, EdD, representing the higher education community. Both also served as co-chairs for the 2013-14 meeting year.

Dr. Reyes L. Quezada is a Professor of Education at the University of San Diego, Department of Learning and Teaching. Dr. Reyes has been a teacher and teacher educator for the past thirty years. He has been a professor at the University of Redlands, California State University, Stanislaus, and an adjunct professor at San Diego State University as well as at California State University, San Bernardino. He holds a California Multiple Subject Bilingual Emphasis Teaching Credential: Spanish and Community College credentials in Counselor Education, Supervision, and Psychology. His degrees include a B.A. from San Jose State University, a M.Ed. from the University of San Diego, a M. A. from San Diego State University, an Educational Specialist degree from Point Loma Nazarene College and a doctorate from Northern Arizona University.

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