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Yasha Becton, Ed.D.

Title: Clinical Associate Professor, Curriculum Studies
Curriculum Studies Online Program Coordinator
Department: Leadership, Learning Design, and Inquiry
College of Education
Yasha Becton, Ed.D


Bachelor of Science, University of South Carolina

Master of Education, Divergent Learning, Columbia College

Master of Education, Educational Administration, University of South Carolina

Doctorate of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of South Carolina

Research/Areas of Expertise

Yasha Becton’s areas of concentration include multicultural education and student achievement, particularly as it relates to classroom instruction, curriculum design, professional development, and parental involvement. Additional interests include how issues of social class, culture, and race intersect with the aforementioned areas. Becton has more than 15 years of experience serving as a high school teacher and administrator within the South Carolina public school systems.


Fall 2017 EDCS 721 Social Class Diversity and the Curriculum

Spring 2018 EDCS 720 Introduction to Diversity and the Curriculum

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.