Dr. Robert Kladifko began his higher education career in 1998 as a part-time professor, while completing his 43 years as a teacher, school-site administrator, and a district office director in the Los Angeles Unified School District. His research has centered on establishing and nurturing partnerships with local school districts. This collaboration has led to successful peer-reviewed publications pertaining to teacher education, school administrative development, diversity/equity in education and an in-depth analysis of the school-site principalship. Dr. Kladifko served on numerous committees to assist him in the knowledge of higher education. At the University level, he served on the Faculty Retreat Committee, and the Educational Resources Committee. At the College level, he served on the Curriculum and Equity & Student Affairs committees. At the Department level, he served on the Personnel, Curriculum, Equity and Diversity, and Faculty Search committees. Since his early years in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, he has been gathering information and knowledge to publish and become an expert in the field of school safety and security. He plans to continue this work.

  • Ph.D. 1976, Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A. 1964, California State University Los Angeles
  • B.S. 1959, St. Cloud State University

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