Dr. Angela Walker

Sanford College of Education
Special Education

Dr. Angela Walker

Dr. Angela Walker has an extensive teaching and administrative leadership background in K-12 schools, supporting students in inner-city schools as a classroom teacher, site Principal and District Director of Special Education. She received her BA from University of Maryland in English, a M.Ed. of Cross-Cultural Education from National University and her Ed.D. from the University of the Pacific in Educational Administration. Dr. Walker holds a professional clear multiple subject teaching credential, and an Administrative Services credential.

After twenty years of serving and supporting students in the K-12 sector, Dr. Walker took the opportunity to work as a full time Assistant Professor of Special Education for National University. In the last year, Dr. Walker has provided staff trainings in K-12 districts on the following topics: “Effective Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities,” “Disproportionality of African American Students in Special Education,” “Parental Involvement in the IEP Process” and “Understanding Special Education Law.” Dr. Walker has provided small workshops for University of the Pacific Administrative candidates in Special Education Law. Dr. Angela Walker has presented on the above topics at the Hawaii International Conference on Education in Honolulu and the Women in Leadership Conference in San Diego.

Contact Details

Sanford College of Education
awalker@nu.edu
(925) 446-7213