16 years teaching all levels (remedial, college prep, advanced placement) of English Language Arts. 9 years teaching AP English Language and AP English Literature (79% pass rate in each subject). Published author. Presentations made at regional, national, and international literature and educational conferences. 3 years teaching online creative writing classes 4 years service as an AP exam reader.
Project-based learning. Socratic discussion. Lecture.
Featured panelist at the David Foster Wallace Conference at Illinois State University (2014).
BA English - CSU San Bernardino (00) CA Teaching Credential (03) MA English - National University (07)
I am a third-generation teacher with creative ideas and a passion for excellence.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, European History, World History, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Music, Drama, Career and Technical Education, Other (Specialty), Film, Philosophy, Other, ELA Test Prep, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Professional Development, School Counseling, Psychology, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Poetry, Dance, For All Subjects, Informational Text, For Administrators, Test Preparation, Close Reading, Classroom Community