Dr. Jann Pataray-Ching

Pataray-Ching Dr. Jann Pataray-Ching arrived at Cal Poly Pomona in 2001. She received her PhD degree in 1996 from Indiana University, Bloomington in Curriculum, Language, and Literacy. She is interested in, has published articles on, and presented at national and international conferences on multiple-ways-of-knowing inquiry curricula, literacy education, and children’s and adolescent Asian-American and Hawaii-Pacific literature.  Her publications can be found in Routledge, Companion to International Children’s Literature, Children’s Literature in Education, Language Arts Journal, Educational Forum, Early Childhood Education Journal, and New Advocate. She has taught literacy education courses in the teacher-credential program and numerous Master’s courses in the Curriculum & Instruction program. She serves as the program coordinator of the Curriculum & Instruction program and chairperson of the Department of Education.