Deborah Hamm


Deborah Hamm has experience teaching 4-6 in Bilingual Urban schools. She also taught Adult School ESL classes and has been employed at CSULB since 1985. She has taught Language Art Methods, Reading Methods, Social Science Methods, and Introduction to Elementary Education courses in the MSCP and the ITEP programs (EDEL 100, 200, 300). She has supervised student teachers in many school districts and served as the Director of the MSCP Student Teaching Program for six successful years. She is a Lecturer Representative on the CSULB Academic Senate and several committees. She has three children.


  • Ed.D. USC. 
  • Master of Arts, Elementary Education-Reading, Reading Specialist Certification, California State University, Long Beach, 
  • California Multiple Subjects Life Teaching Credential with LDS Certification

Campus Leadership

  • Academic Senate 2001 - present, Lecturer Representative
  • CEP Curriculum and Educational Policies Committee 2002 - present, Secretary
  • Teacher Preparation Committee 2002 - present, Former Chair