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Jennifer Miyake-Trapp Faculty Profile

Jennifer Miyake-Trapp

Assistant Dean of Learning Design and Technology
Associate Professor of Education
Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dr. Miyake-Trapp has over a decade of experience in K-12 public schools. She has taught middle school and continuation high school in both urban and suburban settings, coached new teachers, and designed professional development workshops focused on meeting the needs of linguistically and ethnically diverse learners. Her primary interests center on teacher preparation for urban contexts, culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy, elementary and secondary curriculum and instruction, project-based learning, and teacher reflection. Other areas of interest include second language acquisition and online learning.



  • EdD, University of Southern California
  • MA, California State University, Los Angeles
  • MAT, University of Southern California
  • BA, Claremont McKenna College