is Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Music Education at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. She received her Ph.D. in Music Education from Florida State University. She also holds degrees (M.M. and B.M.) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she was a North Carolina Teaching Fellow.
Prior to her appointment at Clayton State, Dr. Chang was the Director of Orchestras at Leon High School and the Director of the Tallahassee Youth Orchestras Fundamentals program in Tallahassee, Florida. Before moving to Florida, Dr. Chang taught orchestra, chorus, and general music in the North Carolina Public Schools.
At CSU, Dr. Chang teaches elementary music methods, string methods, applied violin, and supervises student teachers. Her research interests include string teacher education, the inclusion of students with exceptionalities in string classrooms, music education for students in underserved populations, and traditional (folk) music instruction in the schools, Her research has been presented at state, national, and international music education conferences.