Center for Bilingual/Multicultural Studies

Charles G. Zartman, Jr., PhD

Tehama, 217

Dr. Zartman, directs the CSU, Chico Center for Bilingual/Multicultural Studies, teaches and supervises pre-service teachers in the Multiple and Single Subject Bilingual Credential program, supervises pre-service teachers in the Single Subject Credential program, teaches the Research Seminar in Education course for graduate students in Education and Social Science MA Programs, and also teaches Access and Equity Issues in Education to undergraduates intending to pursue a teaching credential. He received a PhD in the Social, Multicultural and Bilingual Foundations of Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1984. Zartman taught high school and directed an adult education program in El Paso, Texas from 1975 through 1981.  Since his arrival in Chico, Zartman has served as Team Leader or Cluster Leader on more than one dozen accreditation site visits for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC), and currently serves as both President of the California Association of Bilingual Teacher Educators (CABTE), and a member of the Board of Directors of the California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE).

Zartman's professional interests include educational programs serving English Learners, bilingual educator professional preparation, teacher education, and program evaluation. He is the 2010-2011 recipient of the CSU, Chico Outstanding Faculty Service Award.