Heather Sellens

Contact Information and Office Hours

Heather Sellens Contact Information Office Hours
Alpine Hall 123
(916) 278-2495

Fall 2015
Monday: 1:00 - 2:00 pm via Skype
Tuesday: 1:30 - 4:20 pm

Joined Faculty: August 1988


"You must be the change you want to see in the world."
Mahatma Gandhi

Areas of Research/Scholarly Activity

English Language Development, Intercultural Communications, Migrant and Bilingual Education

Courses Taught

EDBM 170 - Bilingual Education: Introduction to Educating English Learners
EDBM 272C - Methods for Teaching Second Language Learners, Multiple Subject (ELD and SDAIE), Spanish
EDBM 339 - Language and Literacy: Multicultural classroom
EDS 220 - Language and Literacy in Inclusive Classrooms I
EDS 214 - Social Science Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms
EDTE 21 - First Year Seminar
EDTE 315 - History-Social Science Curriculum and Instruction for the Diverse K-8 Classroom
EDTE 319A/B - Language and Literacy I/II for the Diverse K-8 Classroom
EDTE 384 - Instruction and Assessment of Academic Literacy
EDUC 121 - Multicultural Children’s Literature
Classroom Discipline and Management
Student Teacher Coordinator, Secondary Subjects North area Cohort

Educational Degrees

  • Ed.D. University of the Pacific (1994) Title VII Multicultural Fellowship
  • Major: Curriculum and Instruction Minor: Educational Administration

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • All People's Recognition Award Multicultural Center CSUS 2012
  • Title VII Doctoral Program Fellowship University of the Pacific, 1985
  • Humanitarian Award for Work With Cuban Refugees, US Catholic Conference 1981
  • Recipient, World Affairs Council Scholarship,1980
  • CSUS Student Internships at Mexican Consulate, Founder/Participant 1979
  • Lifetime Membership, National Spanish Honor Society, CSUS, 1977


Last updated: 2 September 2015
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