Sasha Crowley

SCHOOL OF Education

Sasha Crowley

Assistant Professor


Multiple and Single Subject Credential Programs


Sasha Crowley is as an Assistant Professor for the School of Education in the Single Subject Credential program. Sasha has over 15 years of education, with six years in higher education and nine years in K-12 as a high school English teacher.

Sasha began her professional career as an English Teacher at Northwood High School in Irvine Unified, where she was awarded the Teacher of Excellence Award during her 9 years there. She served as an Adjunct Faculty in the School of Extended Education, teaching online courses for K-12 educators in such areas as Brain-Based Teaching, Learning Styles in the Classroom and Media Literacy. Sasha also taught Humanities in the Digital Age for the School of Arts and Sciences at the Irvine campus.

Sasha also served as Lead Instructional Designer in UMass Global’s Center for Instructional Innovation (CII), where she collaborated with faculty to create dynamic, highly engaging courses since 2013. She is extremely well-versed in Instructional Design for the Engaged Adult Learner (IDEAL), Quality Matters, and the effective integration of technology in course design, including Zoom, Blackboard, Google Suite, Screencast-O-Matic, and Kaltura.

Sasha has a BA in English from Azusa Pacific, her MAT and her Single Subject English Credential (CLAD Emphasis) from UC Irvine, and her Multiple Subject Authorization from UC San Diego. She is currently in the second year of her Ed.D. program at University of Massachusetts Global.


  • Multiple and Single Subject Credential Programs
  • Reading and EnglishLanguage Arts


University of Massachusetts Global
Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership Candidate, 2021 (Anticipated)

University of California, Irvine
Master of Arts in Teaching Single Subject English Credential (CLAD Emphasis), 2004

Azusa Pacific University
Bachelor of Arts, English (Teaching Emphasis), Summa cum laude, 2003

Scholarly Activities

Understanding How Your Learning Style Impacts Your Teaching - 2019
(School of Extended Education’s Webinars for K-12 educators, University of Massachusetts Global)

Growth Mindset: The Key to Unlocking Student Success - 2019
(School of Extended Education’s Webinars for K-12 educators, University of Massachusetts Global)

Magical Partnerships: Coordinating Design and Technology the Disney Way - 2018
(Blackboard World Conference)

Where Does the Time Go?: Keeping Courses Up to Date in an Ever-Changing World - 2018
(Blackboard World Conference)

Using Free Technology Tools to Create Educational Media - 2016
(Lilly Conference on Evidence Based Teaching and Learning)

A Collaborative Method: Blended Courses that Sparkle & Shine - 2015
(Online Learning Consortium Conference)

Professional Experiences

University of Massachusetts Global
Adjunct Professor, 2017-2019
Taught a variety of online courses in UMass Global’s Extended Education professional development program for K-12 educators. Facilitated a professional, student-centered learning community through discussion boards as well as through the use a variety of academic technology tools, including the Learning Management Systems as well as UMass Global’s video conferencing software.

University of Massachusetts Global
Lead Instructional Designer, 2013-2019
Collaborate with faculty to create dynamic, highly engaging courses, integrating best practices for adult learning and current technology tools.

Northwood High School, Irvine Unified School District
English Teacher, 2004-2013
Developed and literacy-based curriculum for various grade and skill levels. Collaborated with colleagues to develop appropriate grade-level curriculum, including formative and summative assessments. Instrumental in aligning curriculum with current pedagogical practices and current academic technology.


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