Teacher Education

Joseph A. Aguerrebere, Ed. D.

Joseph A. Aguerrebere
Joseph A. Aguerrebere
Academic Affairs
California State University System

Joseph A. Aguerrebere currently serves as Director of Teacher Education and Public School Programs at the California State University, Chancellor's Office. Prior to his current position, he served as Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor.

Previously, he was President and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) based in Arlington, Virginia. Prior to leading NBPTS, Dr. Aguerrebere was deputy director of the Education, Knowledge, and Religion unit of the Ford Foundation in New York. In addition to his management responsibilities, his grant making focused on the development of human capital in educational settings working with key organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

His professional career began as a high school teacher in Southern California, serving in five diverse school systems as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and district office administrator in elementary, middle, and high school settings. He later served as a tenured professor of educational administration at California State University, Dominguez Hills, in Los Angeles and was director of the Future Teacher Institute and national director of the Consortium for Minorities in Teaching Careers.

He received his Ed.D. and M.S. degrees in educational administration, and B.A. degree in political science, all from the University of Southern California.

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