Degrees- Bachelors in English Literatures, minor in biology (UC San Diego, Masters in English(University of Notre Dame), Master of Pacific and International Affairs with an emphasis in International Development and Nonprofit Management (UC San Diego, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies)
Credential- Single Subject Credential in English, Supplementary Authorizations in Biology, Economics, Comparative Political Systems and International Relations, and Introductory Mathematics
Certifications- Praxis/Single Subject Assessment for Teachers (S.S.A.T); California Basic Education Skills Test (C.B.E.S.T); Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD); Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.)/ Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.)
Teaching History- Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme- 2 years (Shimane, Japan), MiraCosta College- 7 years, UCSD/Mesa College- 2 years; Kaplan Test Prep, Pre-College and Grad Division- 9 yearsClassroom College Focus/Adoption- UC San Diego
Teaching Mission & Vision
I strive to ensure that EVERY student recognizes his or her potential. Nothing makes me happier than seeing students who doubt their abilities in math realize that they really do have the knowledge and capability to succeed.Students will have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to pursue their academic and professional goals, whatever they may be.