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Collaborative Staff

Corinne Martinez, Ph.D.

Executive Director
corinne.martinez@csulb.edu
562-985-1138

Dr. Martinez is an Associate Professor in Teacher Education at California State University, Long Beach. Research interests include Latina/o secondary schooling and college access for urban youth. Her current research focuses on secondary school reforms designed to promote college and career readiness within predominantly Latina/o high communities. For the past several years, Dr. Martinez has collaborated in the development and implementation of activities associated with CSULB’s Linked Learning initiatives. In 2016, Dr. Martinez was appointed Director for the CSU Collaborative for the Advancement of Linked Learning (CSU CALL). As Director for the CSU CALL, Dr. Martinez leads the CSU Long Beach team and coordinates with other CSU campuses to further develop, scale up, and institutionalize CSU strategies for educator preparation and professional development for Linked Learning. ​

  • Steffeni Kikuta

Administrative Support Coordinator, Collaborative for the Advancement of Linked Learning 
Steffeni.Kikuta@csulb.edu
562-985-1158

Professor 
Teacher Education
Coordinator for Bilingual Authorization Programs-Spanish  Professor Teacher Education
olga.rubio@csulb.edu
562-985-5450

I have been a part of the LL faculty since 2011, participated in professional development activities and most projects sponsored by the CALL. 

Assistant Professor 
Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling
caroline.lopez@csulb.edu
562-985-2206

Professor 
Teacher Education
felipe.golez@csulb.edu
562-985-4507

Assistant Professor  
Educational Leadership Department
erin.biolchino@csulb.edu

Erin Biolchino is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Leadership Department. Erin has over ten years of experience in K-12 education and has worked in Linked Learning settings. Erin also has experience consulting with schools districts regarding implementation of Linked Learning Pathways. Her research interests include the intersection of Common Core and Linked Learning as well as leadership implications for Linked Learning implementation.

Professor 
Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling
Coordinator, Educational Technology & Media Leadership
stephen.adams@csulb.edu
562-985-5498

I am teaching and researching teachers' learning a course on educational technology for the Linked Learning pathway in the Curriculum and Instruction Master's degree. I also coordinate the educational technology program at CSU Long Beach.

Assistant Professor - School Counseling Program 
Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling
jacob.olsen@csulb.edu
562-985-1999

Dr. Olsen's work focuses on school counseling program implementation, multi-tiered systems of support, and college and career readiness. Dr. Olsen's work related to Linked Learning includes district level training for school counselors and conducting research related to school counseling program and Linked Learning alignment.

  • Sandra Rogers

Professor 
smrogers28@gmail.com
Instructor for Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Classroom Management. Also instructor for Secondary English Methods and a University Supervisor English Education Student Teachers.
Linked Learning Connection: Member of the Linked Learning Faculty Team