Cammy Purper, M.A.

Cammy Purper, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Studies

Department: Education
Office Phone: (951) 343-3935
Email Address:
Office Location: Tyler Plaza
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 10:00 to 12:00. Virtual hours held weekdays.


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ph.D. Education / Dual Emphasis in Teaching, Learning, and Culture and Special Education Claremont Graduate University In Process
M.A. Human Development / Emphasis in Leadership In Education: College Teaching/Teaching Adults Pacific Oaks College 2001
B.A. Liberal Studies / Emphasis in Environmental Studies University of Redlands 1999

Additional Education

Currently pursuing a PhD in Education with a dual emphasis in Teaching, Learning, and Culture and Special Education at Claremont Graduate University. Expected completion in 2014.
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (2003)
Coursework completed at California State University Fullerton, CalStateTeach 

Classes Taught

  • ECH 320 Cognitive Development in Infancy/Early Childhood
  • ECH 340 Perceptual Motor Development in Infancy/Early Childhood
  • ECH 350 Social/Emotional Development in Infancy/Early Childhood
  • ECH 360 Early Childhood Curriculum
  • ECH 365 Assessment in Young Children with Disabilities
  • ECH 375 Early Childhood Intervention
  • ECH 385 Theories and Models of Understanding Behavior in Young Children with Disabilities
  • ECH 415 Consultation and Collaboration in Early Childhood Intervention
  • ECH 455 Research Seminar in Early Intervention
  • ECH 530 School, Family and Community Partnerships
  • ECH 535 Leadership and Supervision in Early Childhood Settings
  • ECH 540 Early Childhood Literacy and Language Development
  • ECH 545 Advanced Studies in Early Childhood Development
  • ECH 550 Early Childhood Program Development and Evaluation
  • KIN 332 Lifelong Motor Development 

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

  • Early Childhood Teacher Training
  • Early Intervention/Inclusion Models

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

  • Adjunct Professor/Community Educator-Child Development - San Bernardino Community College District
  • Adjunct Professor-Teacher Education - University of Phoenix, Teacher Education

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Research Assistant, The IRIS Center, Claremont Graduate University
  • Positive Discipline in the Preschool Classroom, 2007
  • San Bernardino Child Care Resource and Referral-Director’s Association Meeting
  • Building Online Communities in the Adult Early Childhood Classroom
  • California Association for the Education of Young Children, 2012 Annual Conference
  • Introduction to IRIS III Resources, Fall 2013
  • San Bernardino and Riverside County BITSA 
  • Enhancing Learning in the Online Classroom, Fall 2013
  • Annual Fall Career and Technical Education Conference 

Church Membership / Activities

Member, Centerpoint Church in Colton, CA.

Community Service / Involvement

  • Volunteer, Centerpoint Church
  • Volunteer, Colton Joint Unified School District
  • Volunteer, Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupation Program
  • Volunteer, Riverside Small Animal Rescue

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

I love to spend time with my family and my four dogs. I also like to spend time reading, writing, cooking, walking, and enjoying the beauty of nature.

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

My philosophy of education can best be summed up in the quote by Confucius:
“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”

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