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Dr. Andrea M. Guillaume

Dr. Andrea M. Guillaume

Dr. Andrea Guillaume, a full professor, enjoys teaching many courses in the multiple subject credential and graduate programs. These include mathematics and science methods, learning theory, and curriculum theory and development. She leads an arts-rich multiple subject block.
Dr. Guillaume’s research is in teacher cognition, where she investigates the ways teachers develop as professionals and think about their work, the complex endeavor of teaching. She also focuses on active teaching and learning and writes practical pieces for teachers in content area instruction. Her articles can be found in sources such as Teaching Children Mathematics, Science and Children, and The Reading Teacher. Dr. Guillame’s textbooks include CalTPA PrepGuide (with L. Williams and J. Ponder), 35 Strategies for Content Area Vocabulary (with B. Spencer), K – 12 Classroom Teaching: A Primer for New Professionals (in five editions), the Classroom Mathematics Inventory, Maximum Mentoring (with Gwen Rudney), and 50 Strategies for Active Teaching: Engaging K – 12 Learners in the Classroom (with Ruth Yopp and Hallie Yopp).
In other roles she values highly, Dr. Guillaume works with faculty across the CSUF campus in her service as the Faculty Development Center’s Faculty Coordinator for Innovative and Effective Instruction. She is also a coordinator for CSUF’s SchoolsFirst Center for Creativity and Critical Thinking.
Additionally, Dr. Guillaume serves as Project Associate for the North Orange County Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program, working with Fullerton, La Habra, and Buena Park teachers during their induction years.
Dr. Guillaume has won awards for her teaching and service, including CSUF’s Carol Barnes Excellence in Teaching Award (2012) and Orange County Reading Association’s Outstanding Contribution to Reading Award (2014).
Dr. Guillaume, who began her career as a sixth-grade teacher, completed her Master’s and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of California, Riverside where she studied teacher cognition and curriculum and instruction.

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