Dr. John Borba is a Professor in the Department of Advanced Studies in Education. Prof. Borba has extensive experience in school administration, including serving as Principal and Curriculum Director for Stanislaus Union School District. Dr. Borba is widely published in the areas of educational policy and reform. Accomplishments include being selected the California Professor of the Year (2003) in School Administration by the Association of California School Administrators and serving as Lead Researcher of the Administrative Services Credential Task Force, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing in 2003. Courses taught at CSU Stanislaus include: Curriculum Planning and Supervision; Principalship and School Management; and School Governance, Politics, and Community Relations. In the past several years, Prof. Borba has supervised approximately 120 thesis projects. Dr. Borba previously served as Director of the Community College Teaching Certificate Program at CSU Stanislaus. Dr. Borba obtained his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of the Pacific.