Li Wei Sun, Ed.D.

Child Development and Education Dept.
Social Sciences/Humanities Division


Dr. Li Wei Sun received her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from New York University, 1986, and her Doctoral degree in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, 1993.

She has been a master teacher in various types of early childhood programs and has held an associate professor’s position in the Department of Early Childhood Education at National Hsin-Chu Teachers College, Taiwan. She began teaching community college students in 2002 at De Anza.

Since teaching at De Anza, she has supported different community agents including church groups, local libraries, and community services in their parenting and child development activities. She is currently the Campus Coordinator of Child Development Training Consortium and the president of Bay Area Early Childhood Educators Association.

Classes I Teach

Fall 2019

00329CD 10G2LChild Development (The Early Years)
00330CD 10G3Child Development (The Early Years)
00333CD 10H1Child Growth and Development (Middle Childhood and Adolescence)
24789CD 5761Self-Assessment for Teachers of Young Children Using Reflective Practice: Field Experience
02148PSYC 10G2LChild Development (The Early Years)
02149PSYC 10G3Child Development (The Early Years)
02152PSYC 10H1Child Growth and Development (Middle Childhood and Adolescence)

Faculty Info

Mark Martinelli

Li Wei Sun, Ed.D.

Child Development



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  • Master’s, Early Childhood Education, New York University, 1986,
  • Doctoral degree in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1993

Office Hours

Spring 2018

  • Wed: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Wed: 1:20-2:20 p.m.
  • Tues: 1:20-2:20 p.m.
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