Beverly Palley

Beverly Palley | Associate Professor

Research Interests

Teacher Training Programs, Improving Alternative Certification approaches in Teacher Internship programs, Teacher support


Dr. Beverly Palley is an Associate Professor with theCSOE (California School of Education). Dr. Palley has been with Alliant since 2003 after serving thirty-one years of
Public School Education where she taught Mathematics for grades 7-12, served as a Math Mentor Teacher and Mathematics Coach for Elementary and Secondary Teachers. In additions, She coordinated a Mathematics Partnership Program with the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley and the Oakland Unified School District and served as a Program Coordinator for Fortune School of Education (Formerly) Project Pipeline T.E.A.C.H. Alternative Certification Program.

Dr. Palley teaches in the Teacher Education and Masters of Education Programs where her primary focus is Teacher Preparation. She is the program Coordinator for CalTPA (California Teaching Performance Assessment). Also, she serves as Chair and Committee member with the CSOE Doctorate Program, ELM (Educational Leadership and Management Program.


July, 2003(EdD) Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California.
Doctorate of Educational Leadership and Change. Dissertation Titled: Voices From Within: Alternative Teacher Training Programs
In Urban School Settings.

December, 1989(MA)
California State University, Hayward Master of Education, School Administration
and Supervision. Thesis Project: Professional
Development Programs for the Mis-assignedMathematics Teachers

June, 1975 (BA) California State University,
Sacramento Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics/Secondary Mathematics California Life Teaching

June, 1976 California
State University, Sacramento, Mathematics
Specialist Certificate

Ijournal Publication

: Mentoring New Faculty
Women of Color in Predominately White Institutions. Issues 30, 2011.

Conference, 2013:

( National Association of Multicultural Education) Conference: Workshop Presenter. Titled: Online Teaching Strategies for
Preparing Teachers as Social Justice Agents. Oakland CA 2013


  • EdD in Educational Leadership and Change, Fielding Graduate University, 2003
  • BA in Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento
  • MA in School Administration and Supervision, California State University, Hayward


  • Research Seminar
  • Educational Foundations
  • Practicum/Curriculum Project
  • Elementary and Secondary Mathematics Methods
  • Methods of Assessment
  • Intern Teaching and Seminar
  • Student Teaching and Seminar

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