Dr. Diane H. Nettles

Professor and Department Chair

Department of Education


Dr. Nettles has been at Cal U since 1989, and has taught several literacy and field experience courses in the Childhood Education department.  She has published two literacy textbooks, and a text on teacher portfolio development. and has presented at numerous local, state, and national conferences. Currently, Dr. Nettles serves as the department chairperson of the Childhood Education department. 

  • B.S.: Elementary Education, University of South Florida
  • M.Ed.: Elementary Education, University of South Florida
  • Ph.D.: Curriculum and Instruction in the Department of Childhood/Language Arts/Reading Education. Dissertation: "A Study of the Variation in Probing Behaviors of Teachers Across Two Subject Areas and Two Levels of Student Abilityā€¯

Email: nettles@calu.edu

Phone: 724-938-4497

Office: Keystone Hall Room 313