Lecturer of English

Email: frances.wise@cnsu.edu


Doctoral Student: Post-Secondary and Adult Education, Capella University
Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching, Capella University
MA Education Administration, Santa Clara University
California State Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential, Santa Clara University
BA English, San Jose State University


Mrs. Wise has been teaching English composition and literature for over twenty years in grades K – College. Mrs. Wise has also served in a variety of administrative roles including elementary and high school principal, curriculum development, online course design, program management/evaluation and WASC accreditation/UC and NCAA eligibility certification. Mrs. Wise has given numerous presentations on applying adult learning theories to instructional practices. She currently teaches Critical Thinking and English Composition, both online and on campus, at University of Phoenix in Sacramento, and serves as an academic advisor for two local non-profit education organizations.




Phone: 916-686-7300




California Northstate University
College of Health Sciences
2910 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

College Code

SAT College Code: 7669
ACT College Code: 7032