Teacher Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, California Marina del Rey Performing Arts Magnet: Grades 6, 7, 8 Honors English, Humanities: Drama, Visual Arts El Sereno Elementary School: Grades 2, 3, 5, 6 Spanish, ESL, Social Studies, Math, Science, PE Conservatory of Fine Arts: Gifted/Talented Programs (Saturdays) Elementary/Middle/High School: Grades 3 to 12 Art History, Theory, Technique, Production Presenter to Educators Los Angeles Unified School District Gifted/Talented Education-Annual Conferences “Unlocking the Power and Beauty of our Students’ Voices” Gifted/Talented Education-Presentation to Los Angeles County District Coordinators “Standards-based, Structured Writing Projects” Secondary Practitioner Center “A Brush with Words--Content Literacy Through Art and Poetry” Tutor Middle School/High School Spanish and English (Harvard Westlake, Windward, Brentwood, Turning Point) Elementary General Subjects (Pennekamp Elementary)
A passionate and dedicated educator, I believe in transforming children's lives, expanding their horizons, engaging their minds, and challenging them to reach beyond the limits of expectations. Over the course of my teaching career, I have presented my students with innovative, meaningful, and rigorous projects to develop their intellect, their bodies, and their spirits.
Graduated Summa cum Laude
California State University, Los Angeles: Credential Sacred Heart University, Puerto Rico: Bachelor of Business Administration, Fine Arts Minor, Summa cum Laude University of Madrid, Spain: Spanish language and literature
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS --Expert in English Language Arts --Fluent Spanish language instructor --Skilled visual and performing arts instructor --Excellent communication and organizational skills --Engaging methodology to motivate students to high levels of academic achievement --Strong interpersonal skills --Comprehensive experience developing and presenting workshops for educators --Broad student base: elementary, middle school, high school, adults