Raina Juanita León

Associate Professor, English Education

Personal profile


Professional Overview: 

English Education Associate Professor with over 10 years combined experience leading college level classroom instruction in English Education and middle/high school curriculum in English, Spanish and Journalism.

Recognized and respected as Subject Matter Expert in leadership and support of academic, community and professional development programs focused on building and strengthening English & creative skills.

Published author of 3 poetry collections, selected reviewer of 4 magazines, regular contributor and featured writer of fiction and non-fiction pieces to multiple periodicals, anthologies and publications since 2006.

Interactive and dedicated community member who actively serves on various community committees and leadership teams such as community outreach, writing competitions, writing workshops, professional development programs, etc.

Contact Information

Office: Filippi Academic Hall 233
Phone: (925) 631-4369

Related documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

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    Type: CV

Education/Academic qualification

MFA, Poetry, Saint Mary's College of California

… → 2016

MA, Educational Leadership, Framingham State University

… → 2014

PhD, Culture, Curriculum and Change (Education), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

… → 2010

Teachers College, MA, Teaching of English, Columbia University

… → 2004

BA, Journalism, Pennsylvania State University

… → 2003

External positions

Middle & High School Teacher, Department of Defense

Jan 1 2008Jan 1 2011

High School English Teacher, Clark County School District

Jan 1 2007Jan 1 2008

Research Interests

  • Critical Literacy
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Multicultural Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Teacher Education
  • Adolescent Literacy


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