Meet the Faculty

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Elizabeth Yomantas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Director of Clinical Practice

Division: Humanities/Teacher Education Division
Office: Cultural Arts Center (CAC) 310
Phone: 310.506.4826

  • Ph.D., Education, Champan University, 2018
  • M.A., American Studies, Pepperdine University, 2013
  • B.A., English, Pepperdine University, 2011
  • Credentials Held: California Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential in English, Pepperdine University, 2012


  • EDUC 461: Instructional Design for Teaching and Learning
  • EDUC 464: Literacy Theory and Methods-Single Subject
  • EDUC 530: Advanced Teaching Methods
  • EDUC 531: Clinical Experience 3

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • Member of American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Member of American Education Research Association (AERA)
  • Member of American Indigenous Research Association Member (AIRA)
  • Member of Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs (ACEPP)
  • Member of California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE)
  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education (KDP)
  • Member of Southern California Professional Development Schools (SCPDS) Consortium

Academic Interests:

  • Culturally Responsive Service Learning & Curricula
  • Indigenous Fijian Education
  • Teacher Education