Francie Dillon

Contact Information and Office Hours

Placeholder Contact Information Office Hours


Benicia Hall 1009
(916) 549-1785

Spring 2016
Monday: 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 - 10:00 am

Students: In addition to the above office hours - I am available to schedule a time that will work with our mutual schedules, phone or skpe if needed.

Date Joined Faculty: September 2004

Quote of Personal Interest

"…hardship and suffering do not necessarily make us unhappy, and that although personal happiness is much more commonly attributed to material success, popularity, and power, it is ultimately derived from constructing personal goals, and developing individual strengths, intrinsic motivation, and a sense of autonomy." Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Area of Research/Scholarly Activity

Promoting the importance of reading aloud as a tool for developing language, personal connections and creating the foundation for eventual independent reading.

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 120 - Literature for Children

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • 2014 Honorary member of Golden Key International Honor Society
  • 2012 Arts Educator of the Year - Sacramento Arts & Business Council Nominee-Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission -2012
  • Community Service Award: UC Davis Children’s Miracle Network- 2011
  • Nominee 2010 Arts Educator of the Year
  • Community Gem Award: Blue Diamond Growers
  • Spirit of California Award: KXTV Channel 10 - ABC News Affiliate
  • Award of Excellent (Musical Storytelling CD)
  • Regional Emmy Nominee
  • National Parent's Choice Approval Award- CD The Toy Box
  • Best Newcomers Award-Children's Recording Artist


Last updated: 25 January 2016
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