Resumé

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Present- August 2000
San Dieguito Union High School District
Full-time High School Science Teacher

  • Development and implemetation of lessons using the Next Generation Science Standards (2015-present)
  • Athletic Director at Canyon Crest Academy (2014-2015)
  • Co-Department Chair at Canyon Crest Academy (2012-2015)
  • Integration of Blackboard and Haiku for daily lessons and use of blended model of learning
  • Implemented electronic quizzes using Blackboard and Haiku for formative assessment data
  • Developed Specific Learning Objectives for Chemistry
  • Created and implemented standards based units in Chemistry, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science, and Physical Science

February 2014- June 2010
San Diego County Office of Eduation
Part-time Instructor for Online Verification Process for Teachers in Special Settings (Science)

  • Use of Learning Management System (Haiku) to deliver instruction, feedback and reponse to online prompts for teachers earning the title of Highly Qualified Teacher in Science
  • Science content reviewed included: Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science

May 2005- August 2004                                                                                    
Pekin Community High School District #303
Full-time High School Science Teacher

  • Created and implemented standards based units in Earth Science and Integrated Science
  • Developed website for students and parents to obtain lecture notes, assignment schedule, grades, and course syllabus

May 2003- August 2000            
San Diego State University                                                                 
Teacher Education Department
Part-time Lecturer

  • Taught Science Methods Course to graduate students obtaining California Teaching Credential
  • Implemented lessons using PowerPoint in curriculum and instruction, scope and sequence, classroom management, science safety, learning styles, science education reform, and assessment strategies
  • Instructed new teachers in classroom management strategies, current science teaching methods, and development of lessons using the California State Science Standards

June 2000- August 1999                                                                         Concord, California
Mount Diablo Unified School District
Full-time High School Science Teacher

  • Developed and implemented curriculum for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth Science courses
  • Participated in Start Now Academy, a California Partnership for at-risk youth
  • Designed criteria for selection process of students entering the Start Now Academy

SCHOOL RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • Professional Development presentation with Craig Fox on Literacy for Common Core
  • Presented Terascore training for Canyon Crest Academy Staff
  • Created Teacher Running Club at Canyon Crest Academy for Half-Marathon Training
  • Certifiied Leading Edge Online and Blended Learning Teacher
  • SDUHSD Technology Vision Committee Member
  • SDUHSD District Coordinator for Science
  • San Diego County Office of Education contracted instructor for VPSS Online Certification program using Haiku Learning Management System
  • Blackboard 9 Administrator
  • Department Chair for Canyon Crest Academy
  • Department Chair for La Costa Canyon Science Department
  • DataDirector Trainer (SDUHSD)
  • Mentor Teacher for CSU San Marcos Teacher Candidates
  • WASC Committee Member (Mid Year Review- La Costa Canyon)
  • SDUHSD Technology Committee Member
  • Webmaster for Canyon Crest Academy
  • Initial Purchasing for Canyon Crest Academy Chemistry Department
  • Advanced Placement Training at AP By The Sea (Chemistry)
  • Member of the La Costa Canyon High School Site Council
  • Digital High School Mentor (Web Development)
  • Building Site Representative for San Dieguito Faculty Association
  • Trained in AVID Methodology with Focus in Science Curriculum
  • Attended National Science Teachers Association Conference
  • Freshmen Soccer Coach for La Costa Canyon High School

TRAINING PROJECTS

  • Blackboard 9
    • Developed job aids and narrated movies for instructional support.
    • Implemented trainings for first time users with focus on integration of Blackboard with current curriculum
    • Developed web site for easy access to training materials and "Help Form" for users to submit questions about specific application of Blackboard.
  • DataDirector
    • Developed and implemented instructional design package for traing staff to develop exams and access data.
    • Collaboratively created job aids and narrated movies for instructional support after initial training.
    • Created web site to access job aids and narrated movies.
  • Common Learning Objectives
    • Developed instructional design package, as an inservice, to train teachers in the process of writing measureable Specific Learning Objectives using task analysis for the San Dieguito Union High School District.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Web Development: Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML Code, and CSS
  • Graphics: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash
  • Productivity: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Publisher, Apple Pages, Apple Keynote, Apple Numbers and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Movies: Adobe Capitivate, Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple Final Cut, Adobe Soundbooth

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • National Science Teachers Association
  • National Educators Association
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum (ASCD)

EDUCATION

2008- 2010               San Diego State University                          San Diego, California

  • Masters in Education Technology

1998-1995                San Diego State University                          San Diego, California

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology

1995-1994                Grossmont Community College                      El Cajon, California

  • General Education

1994-1993                 Western Oregon University                        Monmouth, Oregon

  • General Education

CREDENTIALS

Single Subject Teaching Credential in California

  • Biology
  • Supplement in Chemistry and Geosciences

Cross-cultural,  Language and Development Certificate (CLAD)

Certificate of Eligibility for Administrative Credential