Kathryn Norwood

Kathryn Norwood, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-2190
Email: knorwood@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Office Location: Tyler Plaza, Suite 240
Office Hours: By appointment


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
ED.D Education Administration Azusa Pacific University 2005
M.A Counseling Azusa Pacific University 1997
M.A. Physical Education Azusa Pacific University 1991
B.S. Biology Californian Baptist University 1988

Additional Education

·       Professional Administrative Credential, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, 2001

·       Pupil Personnel Services Credential, Counseling, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, 1997

·       Single Subject Life Science Credential, California Baptist University, Riverside, California, 1989

Classes Taught

 EDU 544 Personnel Leadership and Development
 EDL 556 School Law and Finance
 EDU 514 Secondary Methods
 EDL 558 Governance Policy and Community Relations
EDL 534 Program Evaluation and Development
EDL 580 Administrative Fieldwork
 EDL 560 School Site Leadership
EDU 522 Curriculum Theory and Development
EDU 525 Survey of Educational Research
EDU 501 Leadership, Worldviews and Contemporary Issues
EDU 542 Models of Teaching and Learning
EDL 530 Introduction to Educational Leadership
EDU 514 Secondary Methods
EDU 518 Classroom Management and Discipline
EDL 544 Personnel Leadership and Development
EDL 556 School Law and Finance
Edu 526 Applied Educational Research
EDU 300 American Public Schools
LDR 310 Leadership Theory
PPS 503 Counseling Theory

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Leadership, assessment, counseling, mentoring,assessment management systems

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

High School Principal: Beaumont Unified School District

Assistant Principal :Alvord Unified School District

Pupil Personnel Services (Counselor): Alvord Unified School District

High School Teacher, Biology :Jurupa Unified School District

Research, Presentations, and Publications

·       Presenter:  California Baptist University, Riverside, California, Fall of 2013 and Spring of 2014

Welcome to California Baptist University, A seminar for incoming students and parents

·       Presenter:  Homecoming Seminar, California Baptist University, Riverside, California , 2013

Raising your Leadership I.Q

·       Doctoral Research: Strengths -Based Leadership Training of Prospective Public School Leaders: A Comparative Study of a Professional Development Program, 2005

·       Publication: A Principal: The Power of Strengths-Based Leadership, Education Horizons, 83, 3, 204-206. Spring 2005

·       Presenter: California School Boards Associations, San Diego, California 2005

Growing Your Own Leaders: Making Management Training Work-Creating an in-house Management Training Program to develop future administrators

·       Presenter/Trainer: Beaumont Unified School District, 2003-2006

Trained prospective public school administrators to develop and use strength-based leadership and managerialskills.


Ongoing Research Projects

Church Membership / Activities

Sandals Church Hunter Park in Riverside.  My husband and I actively participate in Bible study and community outreach.

Community Service / Involvement

  •  Judicial Student Appeals Commitee
  •  Program lead and coordinator for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and Master's Program
  • Title IX compliance committee
  • Education committee Lead
  • Single subject Task force
  • Strategic Global Engagement -Professional Learning Committee

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

Sailing, gardening, hiking, camping are my outdoor passions. Spending time with my husband, children and grandchildren are my rewards

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

"The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects the wind to change. A leader adjusts the sails". - John Maxwell

"Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way; walk in in'." Isaiah 30:21