Los Angeles Mission College: English 101 and 102; City of Palmdale, Department of Recreation and Culture: Poetry, Creative Writing, SAT Prep, Winning Arguments, College Essay; Discovery Communications: English/Language Arts Curriculum Development Contract Writer; AVUHSD: District Senior Project Coordinator; Quartz Hill High School: Senior Project, and English 9, 10, and 12; Highland High School: Law and Government Academy Coordinator; Highland High School: English 9, 10, 11, 12, Senior Project, and Introduction to Law & Government
Interactive. I like to plan activities that engage students and get them involved in critical discourse. People leave my class arguing artfully about the issues of the day.
AVUHSD Board of Trustees Recognition: Senior Project Leadership; Who's Who Among Americas Teachers, 2003, 2001, 1996; Special Service Award, AVUHSD; L.A. County Board of Supervisors' Commendation; L.A. County Board of Supervisors, recognition of excellence in teaching.
M.A. in English, with Distinction from California State University, Northridge; B.A. equivalent in English from California State University, Northridge; B.S., Music Education, Vocal Emphasis, Grand Canyon University
I am also a published poet, and I edit a poetry series called the Native Blossoms Chapbook Series.