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Dr. Candace Komlodi, Ed.D.

Reading Faculty
History Faculty
(602) 286-8736

Candace Komlodi

Dr. Candace Komlodi teaches in the areas of Reading, History, and Education. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Indiana University, a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh and a Doctorate Degree in Education in Literacy Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Arizona University. Dr. Komlodi also has extensive training from the Gilder Lehrman Institute in the area of American History, and she has a passion for the use of primary source historical documents in education. Dr. Komlodi has taught at various levels including middle school, community college, university and graduate school, and in various geographical locations including a rural farming community, various urban areas, and the Navajo Reservation. 

Professional highlights include:

  • More than 20 years of teaching experience, including junior high school Language Arts, community college English, Reading, and Education Courses, and graduate-level Reading Education courses.
  • Faculty member at Maricopa Community Colleges for more than 15 years at Chandler-Gilbert Community College and GateWay Community College.
  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Literacy from Northern Arizona University.
  • M.Ed. in  Instructional Design and Technology from University of Pittsburgh.
  • B.S. in English and Reading Education at Indiana University.

In her spare time, Dr. Komlodi travels extensively and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.