Nina Ashur, Ed.D.
Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Disability
Ed.D. Educational Leadership, University of La Verne, CA
M.A. Education with Special Education Emphasis, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Ashur has extensive experience as an educator in a variety of settings such as the public schools, community college, private university, online university, and adult education. She holds California credentials in Multiple Subjects (K-12), Specialist credentials in Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, and Mild-Moderate Disabilities, as well as an Administrative Services credential. Over the years she has worked with students in ethnically diverse, socioeconomically depressed environments and students in hospital programs due to physical trauma or psychological issues. Additionally, she has created programs to provide mentorship avenues for students of color and women in higher education.
Dr. Ashur’s doctoral studies focused on educational management, including organizational design and systems study, as well as collaborative methods of team building and faculty development. She is an Associate Professor, Emerita from Azusa Pacific University with specializations in assessment, learning strategies, literacy, and disability accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Amendments (ADAAA). At RDGC Dr. Ashur is a member of the Faculty Council and serves on the Diversity Committee, the IRB, and the WASC Steering committee
On the personal side, Dr. Ashur is a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserve where she served as an Aircraft Loadmaster. Currently, she enjoys playing jazz violin, researching her genealogy and writing family stories, and being in nature by gardening and landscaping her small garden.