Suzanne Coleman

Suzanne Coleman
Shima 320


Early Childhood Education
Child Development

B.A., California State University, Stanislaus
M.A., Pacific Oaks College

Suzanne Coleman joined San Joaquin Delta College in 2009. Suzanne has more than twenty years of experience in the educational field serving as a teacher, a disabilities specialist, an education consultant and, most recently as the Assistant Director for the county wide Head Start program serving more than three thousand children from birth through age five.

Suzanne received her B.A. in Liberal Studies, with an emphasis in History from California State University, Stanislaus and her M.A. in Human Development with a Specialization in Early Childhood Education from Pacific Oaks College. She also has a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Suzanne’s teaching interests include early childhood curricular practices, especially science, math, language and literacy practices, as well as social justice and diversity.

Suzanne is an active participant in the local early childhood scene, belongs to the CAEYC, serves as the local Coordinator of the California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher Program and serves as a member of the Local Child Care Planning Council. In her spare time, Suzanne enjoys reading, walking, cooking healthfully and traveling, especially to warm locales.

Courses Taught:

  • Child Development 21, Child and Adolescent Development
  • Child Development 26, Child, Family and Community
  • Child Development 27, Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education
  • Child Development 31A, Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children
  • Child Development 31B, Introduction to ECE Curriculum
Office / TrAC / Department:
Social Science, Education and Public Service
Early Childhood Education