Rachel Timmons, Ed.D.
Professor of Education Education Committee Member
Office Phone: (951) 343-4483 E-mail: email@example.com Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B236 Office Hours: Monday & Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
|Ed.D.||Curriculum and Instruction||La Sierra University||2005|
|M.A.||Curriculum and Teaching||Michigan State University||1998|
|B.S.||Sociology/Psychology||Concordia Teachers College||1965|
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Integration of Faith and Learning
Study of Third Culture Persons
Sociology of Education
California Baptist University 1998-Present
International School Bangkok K-12, 1987-1998
Faith Academy Philippines - Teaching/Missionary Work as well as Running a Foster Care/Adoption Organization, 1970-1980
Elementary Teaching K-6, 1965-1970
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Third Culture Kids and Adults - Association of Christian Schools International and at International Teacher Conferences
Hawaii International Conference on Education (Hawaii, January, 2009) Using Action Research to Develop Effective Assessment of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education: A Developmental Portfolio Assessment Model Based on original action research project which stemmed out of assessment results and portfolio development inquiries. Peace Lutheran Church- Corona Women’s Ministry The 21st Century Woman This presentation was based on history of Christian women through past to current times. It was geared for professional women as they struggle with issues of blending spiritual, family and professional lives into a godly lifestyle.
Families in Global Transition – FIGT (Houston, March, 2009) Cross Culture Transitions: Measurable and Healthy Transition Processes Based on original research concerning adaptation issues related to cross culture transitions and the benefits of using a transition rubric to guide transition progress.
Families in Global Transition – FIGT (Houston, March, 2009) Cracker Barrel Session: Cross Culture Transitions: Measurable and Healthy Transition Progress This session enlarged upon current research concerning how to help TCPs though cross cultural transition utilizing research based transition rubric concerning adaptation issues.
Families in Global Transition – FIGT (Houston, March, 2009) Researchers’ Forum A core group of researchers (including myself as researcher) described and discussed their recent research studies focusing on common themes and novel findings. The purpose of the workshop was to identify the most urgent applicability to the field of families in global transition.
Church Membership & Activities
Currently- Faith Lutheran - Riverside/Attend Bible Class,
(In past have taught Bible classes, Sunday School, led Women's Ministries, and have been involved in Mission Ministries for 25 years while living in SE Asia.)
Community Service & Involvement
Presenting Inservice Education for Christian schools/teachers
Presented workshop at CBU Faculty Workshop
Attend community meetings and events when possible.
I am also caring for elderly parents and enjoying grandchildren!
Interests & Hobbies
Reading and Studying
Visiting interesting attractions such as National Parks, Mountains etc.
He has told you, O man, what is good;
And what does the LORD require of you
But to do justice, to love kindness,
And to walk humbly with your God?
-Micah 6:8, NASB