Imelda Nava, Ph.D.
Imelda Nava is a faculty member of the Teacher Education Program in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. She is the Program Director for Urban Residency Program in Center X. Imelda is the lead author of Measuring Teacher Quality of Secondary Mathematics and Science Residents: A Classroom Observation Framework and Pilot Generalizability Study recently published in the Journal of Teacher Education. This paper provides an overarching theoretical framework for Math and Science Classroom Observation Rubrics and the generalizability study that validates the tool as reliable. She teaches secondary science courses in the teacher education program and supports the Noyce fellows at UCLA.