Anita Kreide, EdD

Coordinator, South Bay Consortium Teacher Residency at Alder GSE

Pronouns: she/her/hers

As Director of the South Bay Consortium (SBC), Anita coordinates the residency for the Torrance, Hawthorne, and Lawndale School Districts. She began her career as a Ewing’s Sarcoma researcher at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and entered teaching as a high school chemistry teacher in Los Angeles for 10 years. She transitioned into teaching undergraduate/graduate students and training teacher leaders and administrators in STEM education for Loyola Marymount University. She later began her own company where she consulted across the nation on the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in urban and rural schools, and worked with the California Science Project through California State University Northridge (CSUN) to research, develop, support, and promote lesson study implementation and sustainability. She is co-author of the Virtual Lesson Study Facilitator Playbook which she utilizes as an equitable and accessible tool to personalize and support NGSS implementation for all stakeholders.

Dr. Kreide is a professor at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Cal Teach Program, California State University Northridge (CSUN), and the California State Channel Islands (CSUCI).  She received her B.S. from LMU in Biology, M.S. from USC in Chemistry, M.A. from LMU in counseling, and doctorate from LMU in Education Leadership for Social Justice. She also holds a National Board Credential in Adolescence & Young Adult/Science, a Professional Clear Credential in chemistry, life science, and a PPS credential in counseling.  Her research includes NGSS integration, virtual STEM learning, adult learning, lesson study, preservice teacher development, student centered pedagogy, and multiage math and science education. Dr. Kreide is dedicated to equity and access for all students. She leads on the California Association of Science Educators (CASE) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) board and has published articles with her students focusing on student voice and global perspectives on DEI.