Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction, Andrews University, 2001
Ed.S. Curriculum & Instruction, Andrews University, 1994
MA Elementary Education, Philippine Union College,1985
BS Elementary Education, Philippine Union College, 1978
Dr. Lopez, of Filipino descent, came from one of 7,100 islands in the Philippines. She consults at the University Center for Reading, Learning, and Assessment. Trained in assessing various individuals with academic challenges, she is also a certified Orton-Gillingham-based Multi-sensory Approach Consultant, consulting with a diverse clientele of all levels. Her research interests are in Multicultural teaching strategies as well as strategies for students with various disabilities.
Dr. Lopez assists with research projects at the Multi-Health Systems in Tonawanda, New York, and at Pearson in San Antonio,Texas.
These are some of her published articles:
“Multicultural Teachers: Stories in Instructing Diverse Students.” Journal of Adventist Education, (2001), Vol. 63, Issue 3, pp. 32-36.
“Teaching Strategies and Adaptations of Teachers in Multiculturally Diverse Classrooms in Seventh-day Adventist K-8 Schools in North America.” Journal of Research on Christian Education (Spring, 2003) pp. 51-75.