Caryl Hodges, Ed.D.
Dean of the School of Education and Leadership
Hodges came to NDNU from University of San Francisco, where she was most recently associate dean of the School of Education and an assistant professor in the Teacher Education Program. She has more than 30 years experience in teaching and administration ranging from the early childhood to graduate levels. She was one of 10 USF faculty members to teach the first USF Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language in Xiamen, China in collaboration with Xiamen Education College. Prior to her nearly 20 years at USF, Hodges worked as a consultant for Broderbund Software, writing curriculum, developing classroom activities and reviewing educational software, including “Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?”
She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of University Women, the California Council on Teacher Education, the Independent California College and University Council on the Education of Teachers, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Hodges holds an Ed.D. in International and Multicultural Education from University of San Francisco. She received her Master of Arts in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning from Sonoma State University.