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Prem S. Dean, Ed.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, National University, Sanford College of Education

Summary

Dr. Prem S. Dean has a unique and refreshing perspective on multicultural-studies relating to educational leadership. By interjecting English literature and relevant poetry, Dr. Dean encourages creative and innovative perspectives of education. His cognitive and illustrative style embraces art, ethics, culture, history, philosophy and psychology. His teaching philosophy provides an excellent platform for effective leadership in education.

Experience

2007Present

Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Sanford College of Education

National University (Sacramento, California)
20002007

Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, School of Education

National University (Sacramento, California)
19932000

Core Adjunct Professor

National University (San Diego, California)
19921993

Principal

Valley Park Baptist School (North Hills, California)
19881992

Adjunct Professor

U.S. International University (San Diego, CA)
19841987

Vice-Principal

St. Stephen’s High School (San Diego, California)
19801984

Instructor

St. Stephen’s Kindergarten & Preschool (San Diego, California)
19711978

Language Instructor

U.C. Berkeley Asian Studies (Lahore, Pakistan)
19641979

Language Instructor

Missionary Language School (Murree, Pakistan)
19621979

ESL Instructor

Sacred Heart Cathedral High School (Lahore, Pakistan)

Education

Ph.D. Leadership & Human Behavior (1990)

U.S. International University, San Diego, CA

Ed.D. Educational Administration (1986)

U.S. International University, San Diego, CA

M.Ed. Education (1971)

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

M.A. English (1970)

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

B.Ed. Teacher Education (1964)

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

B.A. English: Urdu, Persian, History (1962)

Murray College, Sialkot, Pakistan

Recent Course Topics

Educational Foundations

Education & Social Pluralism

Equity and Diversity

Multicultural Counseling      

Societal Issues in the Schools

Publications

Building “Bridges” of Integrity in Leadership (May, 19 2016)

Published by International Journal of Arts and Sciences RI, USA

Preparing Teachers for Education in a Diverse World (May 5, 2016)

Published by Academic Star Publishing Company, NY, USA

Educational Leadership in Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Community (December 2, 2014)

Published by International Journal of Arts and Sciences RI, USA

Care and Education in Early Childhood (August 6, 2006)

San Diego Monitor, p. 6.

Building a Truly Civil Society (December 27, 2003)

San Diego Monitor, p.16.

Academic Assistance for Migrant Children (March 29, 2002)

San Diego Monitor, p.15.

Academic Speaking Engagements

Integrity and Inclusion in Educational Leadership (January 4-7, 2018)                        

The 16th Annual Hawaii International Conference

Honolulu, Hawaii

Educational Systems and How Culture Dictates Behavior: Adapting to Change through Historical Perspectives (April 19-21, 2017)

17th International Education Conference held at Darwin University

Darwin, Australia

 

Preparing Teachers for Education in a Diverse World (February 29-March 3, 2016)

Asia-Pacific Association for International Education

Melbourne, Australia

 

”Pupil Teachers” focusing on Diversity, Social Justice, and Inclusiveness (March 9, 2016)

Invited by Dr. Bill Eckersley, the Director, School of Education, Victoria University

Melbourne, Australia

 

Building Bridges of Integrity in Leadership (May 9, 2016)

Conference of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences

Rome, Italy

 

Affirming Diversity for Social & Educational Justice (February 16-18, 2015)

The 2015 Critical Questions in Education, San Diego, California

 

Preparing Teachers for Education in a Diverse World (October 3-7, 2014)

NSSA Conference at Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel

San Francisco, California

 

Curriculum in an International Context (June 11-13, 2014)

Ninth Int’l Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 

 

Oil Rich, Oil Poor: Problems of Social Transformations in the Middle East: Sponsored by Dr. Lorna L. Zukas (March 15, 2014)

San Diego, California

 

Connecting Future Leaders (Nov 24-29, 2012)

 The 2nd International Youth Leadership Conference

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Adult Learning in Partnership: A Global Perspective (Sep 26-27, 2011)

Adult Learning Australia National Conference hosted by The Center for Adult Education

Melbourne, Australia

 

Engaging Generation NOW (Nov 29-30, 2010)

The Victorian Information Technology, Teachers Association

Melbourne, Australia

 

A Study of Native American & Native Australian Children From Kindergarten to Grade 3 (Nov 25-27, 2009)

Tasmania, Australia

 

Educational Leadership in a Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Community (December 4, 2008)

International Journal of Arts & Sciences

Gottenheim, Germany

 

Inclusion: Increasing Cultural Understanding (October 20-22, 2007)

NSSA Summer Seminar

Vancouver, British Columbia

Dissertations

  • A Comparison of International and United States Students’ (Southern California) Perceptions of the Secondary School, Its Curriculum and Social Aspects (1986).

 

  • A Comparison of International and United States Students’ (S. East Coast) Perceptions of the Secondary School, Its Curriculum and Social Aspects (1990).

Credential/License

  • Credential: The California Community Colleges “Instructor Credential”        
  • Certificate: Association of Christian Schools International “All-Levels Principal”
  • Certificate: Director, Child Care Facility: Issued by Southwestern College, Engineering and Applied Sciences Division, Chula Vista, California
  • Certificate: Berlitz Global net Interpretation Services, Washington, D.C.

Memberships

  • Active member of the Online Publications "International Editorial Board" launched by the Center for Case Research, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Community Education Foundation; sponsored by the "Asian Pacific - Islander American Public Affairs Association" (APAPA ) in Sacramento, California.
  • School of Education Reference Group, Victoria University , Melbourne, Australia.
  • Outreach Partnership with National University International (Dr. Bob Benson, Vice President). International conference outreach and university/student partnerships.