P (760) 955-7555
F (760) 955-7444
I served as a teacher, principal and district office administrator in K-12 education for over 30 years in both public and private schools. In addition, I am the CEO of a Dr. Raymond Hurst Consulting Services, specializing in helping special needs children and their families. I am a published author as well as a professional speaker and consultant. I began as an adjunct faculty with Chapman University in 2000, and became a full time faculty with Brandman University in 2009. I am the co-developer of the CTC-approved Autism Added Authorization program at Brandman University. I am a recognized expert in Autism Spectrum Disorders and in Inquiry-Based instructional strategies. My wife and I are the parents of four adult children and twelve grandchildren. I am a professional musician and composer
Special Education, Autism, Educational Administration
Ed.D. University of La Verne M.Ed. University of La Verne B.A. California State University, Fresno A.A. Porterville College
Hurst, R. (March 8, 2013). Using Non-Traditional Strategies to Engage Non-Traditional Learners. A 90 minute workshop given at the 2013 Lily Conference on College & University Teaching-West. California Polytechnic University, Pomona. Pomona, CA. Hough, A.L., Moreno, A., and Hurst, R.,(April 19, 2012) Applying NCATE Standard 5: Modeling Best Professional Practices in Service at the Local University Campus. A presentation given at the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) ARC conference, Costa Mesa, CA. Sloan, M., Larsen, L. and Hurst, R., (March 11, 2011) Especially Special Education: Signature Assignments and Assurance of Learning. A presentation given at the 2011 Lilly Conference on College & University Teaching-West. California Polytechnic University, Pomona. Pomona, CA. Sloan, M., Larsen, L., Phillips, M., Hurst, R., and Hagmeier, A. (March 12, 2010). Signature Assessments and Candidate Performance: Special Education Goes Data-Driven. A presentation given at the 2010 Lilly Conference on College & University Teaching-West. California Polytechnic University, Pomona. Pomona, CA.
Since 2009- Assistant Professor of Education, Brandman University 2005-2009- Academic Coordinator, University of California, Riverside 2000-2005- Principal, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools 1998-2000- Program Specialist, Lake Elsinore Unified School District