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Claudine Dumais, Ed.D.
Educational Consultant

Dr. Claudine Dumais has over 30 years of experience as a Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, and District Office Level Coordinator and Higher Education Faculty. She has worked in Canada, the United States, and Mexico serving students in preschool through twelfth grade. She is fluent in Spanish and French and holds bilingual teaching certifications in both languages.


Dr. Dumais has extensive experience with English learners as a teacher and, school site and district administrator. She was a teacher and a school administrator in several Spanish and French Two-Way Immersion schools. Her Doctoral Dissertation examined the program delivery models, instructional, and support services at two high-performing Spanish Two-Way Immersion schools.  


Dr. Dumais' School District level experience includes implementing the following federal programs: Title I, II, III, and VII in addition to the California state programs such as the School Improvement Program, High School Cal-SAFE program, Educational Impact Aid, After School Education & Safety Program, State Preschool, and Even Start Family Literacy Program. Additionally, she was responsible for district-level programs such as Transitional Kindergarten and Educational Technology.


Dr. Dumais earned her Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership program from Pepperdine University. Her Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership was completed at San Diego State University. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language from Grand Canyon University. Dr. Dumais holds a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University.


Dr. Dumais served as an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Phoenix teaching in the College of Education for 16 years. She was a Lead Faculty in the area of the Instruction of English Learners providing professional development and support to fellow faculty members. In 2011, Dr. Dumais was named University of Phoenix's College of Education Faculty of the Year and in 2018, Dr. Dumais received the Lead Faculty of the Year award. 

 Educational Credentials and University Instruction
 Educational Credentials and University Instruction


  • Professional Clear Administrative Services

  • Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching

    • with Supplementary Credentials in English and Social Science

  • Single Subject World Language: Spanish

  • Spanish - Bilingual Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (BCLAD)

  • Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD)

  • French - Bilingual Teacher Certification


University and College Faculty

  • Adjunct Faculty University of Phoenix College of Education - Master Degree in Education Courses including ELL 500 Instructional Methods for English Language Learners


  • Adjunct Faculty Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology

      EDTC 673 Second Language Development: Theories and Foundation 


  • Adjunct Faculty Irvine Valley College and Chaffey College 


Professional Development

  • Instructor for California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) Courses and Examination Preparation at University of Phoenix 


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