Twenty-four years Community College Instructor including off-campus programs and military education programs Four years Program Chair Social Sciences Distance (on-line) teaching - Sloan Semester for Katrina victims: Angel, Blackboard, Socrates training Four years substitute teaching grades 1-12 - all subjects
Employ teachng techniques geared to the four learning styles: lecture, media, text, and classroom activities for hands-on learners. Empathize student involvement, responsibility and adult resocialization (study skills, time management, etc.), preparing students for further college work through early identification of remediation needs and modification of classroom behavior.
Phi Beta Kappa Golden Key National Honor Society Certificate of Appreciation for Oustanding Teaching Pacific Bell Telesis Management Program
Currently: MFA Creative Writing Eastern Kentucky University MA Sociology San Diego State University(Thesis: Duking it out in Brawley: A Sociological Analysis of City Politics in Tough Times 1995) MA Political Science San diego State University (Thesis: German Reunification as a Social Movement 1986) BA Sociology/Political Science San Diego State University A.A. Sociology/A.A.Psychology San diego mesa College Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate University of Georgia Athens 24 units graduate studies University of California Santa Barbara Political Science/Public Administraiton
Non-traditional student Self-employed paralegal and administrative representative for low-income litigants; small business background; newspaper columnist(paid position one year) Areas of administrative expertise: anti-discrimination, contracts, collections, public employee MOUs