20+ years experience in Public Education.
Hands on, TONS of scaffolding, fostering a love of literacy, and child centered.
UTLA Platinum Apple for teacher of the Year 2004. Rotary Club Teacher of the Year, 2007. Rated HIGHLY EFFECTIVE by Los Angeles Times. Winner: Best Thesis 1997, California State University, Los Angeles.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) University of New Mexico, California State University (CSULA), Pepperdine University.
20 years teaching experience, English Language and Targeted Student Population Coordinator for 5 years, and 1 year Title III Coach focused on English acquisition for English Language learners.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Astronomy, Social Studies - History, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Geography, Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas, Literature, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Martin Luther King Day, St. Patrick's Day, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Close Reading