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

Summer 2018

11248CD 10G2Child Development (The Early Years)
11851CD 10G61Child Development (The Early Years)
11249PSYC 10G2Child Development (The Early Years)
11852PSYC 10G61Child Development (The Early Years)

Spring 2018

00300CD 10G3LChild Development (The Early Years)
00299CD 10G61Child Development (The Early Years)
42541CD 5061Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children
44779CD 551Literacy Development and Activities for the Young Child
00320CD 572Self-Assessment for Teachers of Young Children Using Reflective Practice: Field Experience
01823PSYC 10G3LChild Development (The Early Years)
01822PSYC 10G61Child Development (The Early Years)

Faculty Info

Mark Martinelli

Li Wei Sun, Ed.D.

Child Development



CD 2-21d


  • 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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