Escobar-Hamilton, Dolores A.
Professor and Dean Emerita
Year Retired from SJSU
University of California, Los Angeles, 1950, B.A., Elem Ed Interdeptmental: Hist; Geog; English (Phi Beta Kappa)
University of California, Los Angeles, 1957, M.Ed., Curriculum, Admin, Supervision
University of California, Los Angeles, 1962, Ed.D., Social Foundations of Education
Los Angeles Unified Schools - classroom teacher 1950-1951
UCLA Lab School - Demonstration Teacher/Supervisor 1951-1955
UCLA - Instructor 1960-1962
CSU-Northridge - Assistant, Associate, Full Professor 1962-1984
Administrative and Professional Experience
Dean, SJSU College of Education 1988-1998; Associate Dean, CSUN College of Education 1984-1988.
National President, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1995-1996; National Board Member AACTE 1988-1994; National Commission on Teaching and America's Future 1994-1996; National Board Member, National Center for Learning Disabilities 1989-1995; Charter Member California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Committee on Accreditation 1994-1997; Accreditation Evaluation Teams: WASC and National Commission on Teacher Accreditation 1996-2008; Director; Title VII Bilingual Teacher Training Grants; Director N.D.E.A. Institute on the Role of Minority Groups in American History (1967) 1976-1982; Fellow: CSU Administrative Fellowship 1975-1976.
President of General Faculty, CSUN, 1974-1975; President of SJSU Emeritus Faculty 2000-2001.
Social Studies Instruction at the University Elementary School, UCLA, University of California Press, 1965.
The Challenge of Teaching Mexican-American Students, American Book Company, New York, 1973.
Book Chapters and Essays:
Essay, “School Violence, A Close Look,” Leading a Profession, Defining Moments in the AACTE Agenda, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC, 2005.
Chapter, “Communities within Community,” Teachers and Teacher Education: Essays on National Education Goals, (With C. Mukhopadhyay) Eric Clearinghouse on Teacher Education AACTE, 1993.
Editor/Chapter: “Language Acquisition, A Central Issue in Minority Education,” California Council on the Education of Teachers, Claremont Graduate School of Education, 1984.
Chapter: “Environmental Stress and Politics—Issues Affecting Schools,” History, Cultures and Current Problems of Ethnic Minorities, Los Angeles Unified Schools, 1974.
Chapter: “Developing Curriculum for the Chicano Student,” Mexican-Americans and the Public Schools, Desegregation Project, Boise State University,1974.
Chapter: “The Bilingual Child Learns to Read,” A Reading Monograph, California State College Press, 1970.
Chapter: “Group Concepts in Educational Practice in the United States,” Socialization and the Group Concept, the International Scene, Ed. Ernst Meyer, Stuttgart, Germany, 1962.