Luz Chung

Lecturer/Supervisor Secondary World Languages

Luz Chung received her her B.A. in Applied Mathematics, and her M.A. and Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning from the University of California, San Diego. She holds Single Subject credentials in Math and Spanish, a Multiple Subjects credential, a preliminary Administrative Services credential, and a Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate (BCLAD). Prior to joining EDS, Dr. Chung was a middle school bilingual teacher in Logan Heights, and served as a middle school vice-principal in City Heights (San Diego Unified School District). Dr. Chung also directed teacher professional development programs for UCSD Extension. Dr. Chung’s areas of interest are critical pedagogy, multicultural and multilingual education, and service-learning. Dr. Chung is co-author of Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades 6–8 along with Cheryl Forbes and Kathy Melanese. 

Dr. Chung teaches undergraduate foundation courses as part of the EDS minor, as well as M.Ed. courses. Dr. Chung has been recognized by the Academic Senate and has been the recipient of the Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Chung has also been a recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award from Sixth College, and an Outstanding Faculty Award from Eleanor Roosevelt College.

Education

  • Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning, 2006
    University of California, San Diego
  • M.A. in Teaching and Learning in Teaching and Learning, 1996
    University of California, San Diego
  • B.A. in Applied Mathematics (Minor: French Literature)
    University of California, San Diego

Credentials

  • Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
  • Single Subject Teaching Credential (Mathematics)
  • Single Subject Teaching Credential (Spanish)
  • Multiple Subject Credential
  • BCLAD (Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate)
  • EDS 39: Practicum in Science and Math Teaching and Learning
  • EDS 117/SOCI 117: Language, Culture, and Education
  • EDS 136/139: Introduction to Academic Tutoring in Secondary Schools
  • EDS 138/139: Introduction to Academic Tutoring in Charter Schools
  • EDS 140/139: Issues in PreK-12 Education
  • EDS 250: Equitable Educational Research and Practice in Elementary School Classrooms
  • EDS 250: Equity Issues in Secondary Education: Perspectives from Research and Practice
  • EDS 276: Research in Teaching and Learning: Language Learning Instructional Practices

Member at Large

Board of Directors: KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy