I have been employed as a professional educator for 32 years .
I prefer teaching in collaborative group settings with an emphasis on discovery learning.
Bachelor's Degree: Elementary Education - University of Houston Clear Lake City. Master's Degree: Educational Administration - California State University San Bernadino. Doctoral Degree: Educational Leadership & Technology - University of Phoenix. Reading Specialist Credential (Texas) Language Arts Teaching Specialist Credential (California) Language Development Specialist (California) Recognized by the Arrowhead Reading Council for contributions to literacy education in 2000. Received educational leadership award from California State University San Bernardino in 2000. Almeria Middle School (Fontana USD in California) Teacher of the Year in 2001and 2014.
Associates in education from Brazosport College in Lake Jackson, Texas. Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education with a reading specialization from the University of Houston. Master's Degree in educational administration from California State University San Bernardino. Doctorate in eduational leadership & technology from the University of Phoenix.
As a dedicated educator, I have always pursued opportunities to promote excellence in learning for myself and my students. My professional experiences included memberships in the International Reading Association, the California Association for the Gifted where I served as a youth editor for 2 years, Phi Delta Kappa Riverside Chapter member and board president, and an Associate Membership in the Association for California School Administrators.