Laseanda Wesson, D.M.
D.M., Management and Organization Leadership, University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies, 2012
M.A., Education, University of Phoenix, School of Education, 2008
B.S., Adult Education and Training, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2000
A.S., Radiologic Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 1997
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Writing Teacher Consultant
Dr. Wesson spent 10 years serving her country in the United States Air Force. She completed her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Workforce Education and Training. Continuing her education, in 2008, she earned a Master of Arts degree in Education and a Doctor of Management in 2o12. In addition to those degrees, Dr. Wesson is Certified Life Coach (CPC), Google Certified Level Two Educator, and National Writing Project Teacher Consultant.
Dr. Wesson is an influential leader and a dedicated educator who is passionate about teaching and equipping. She is currently participating in an Advanced Institute to develop Pathway tutorials for the UCI Writing Project. She has an extensive record of education and advocacy. She has been recognized as a “Teacher of the Year”, Teacher-Leader, Children and Youth Ministry Volunteer of the Year, Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, and Alumni Community Service Leader. Additionally, she is a Commissioner for the City of Tustin Community Services Commission and a board member of the Tustin Community Foundation.
Dr. Wesson has served as an adjunct faculty member, guest lecturer, and Associate Director of the UCI Writing Project. Dr. Wesson is the Director of Faculty Development and the Head of Secondary Department at a private non-profit school. Dr. Wesson presented at the UCI Literact Conference in 2021. Dr. wesson teaches and facilitates at teaching conferences. Dr. Wesson has taught classes in English, Composition, Business, and Technical Writing. Dr. Wesson’s personal mission is to influence he future generation of leaders through teaching, mentoring, and equipping.