Summary

I am constantly seeking new ways to serve schools, students, teachers, athletes, community, and my family. I believe that much is expected of those who have been given much! I provide leadership through service which builds consensus and inspires lasting positive change in organizations and individuals.

Education

Education

Work History

Work History
2011 - Present

Assistant Principal

Inspire School of Arts & Sciences

Serve and support all administrative functions of a direct-funded charter high school. Responsible for testing, master calendar, student discipline, intervention, truancy, facilities, safety. Chair the following administrative committees, charter renewal, financial sustainability, and graduation.

Over 98% Graduation Rate

2015 California, Gold Ribbon School

2015 California, Exemplary Arts Program

2015 - 2017: Arts Schools Network, Exemplary School

2014 - 2020: Fully Accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges)

U.S. News & World Report - Silver Medal, Best High Schools

2002 - 2012

Collegiate Athletic Administration and Coaching

National Collegiate Volleyball Federation

NCVF Advisory Council Member

Volunteer position, a founding member, served on the compliance committee. Collaborated, advised, and coordinated efforts with league commissioners throughout the United States advocating the progression and growth of collegiate club volleyball.

Northern California Collegiate Volleyball League - Women's League Commissioner

Served 5 seasons in a volunteer position coordinating a collegiate club volleyball league consisting of 11 universities and colleges throughout Northern California. Duties included event planning, compliance, training, mentoring, budgeting, and collaborating with multiple levels of university administration.

NCVF Women's Ranking Committee - Western States Voting Member

Served 6 seasons in a volunteer position collaborating with other league commissioners and coaches around the country to produce accurate national rankings for women's collegiate club volleyball.

California State University, Chico - Women's Club Volleyball Head Coach

  • record of 132-72 overall (53-20 NCCVL)
  • five 20+ win seasons
  • NIRSA National Tournament 3rd place (2003); 9th place (2007)
  • NCCVL 3rd (2003) 2nd (2004) 2nd (2005) 5th (2006) 3rd (2007)
  • 4 NIRSA All-Americans; 8 NCCVL All-League student-athletes

Club USA Volleyball - Head Coach and Co-Founder

2010 - 2011

Assistant Director

Blue Oak Charter School

Manage student behavior, supervise/evaluate staff, support parent council and committees, supervise task force process, direct HR recruiting, oversee the after school program, serve on charter council committees, coordinate enrollment, manage 48,000 sq. ft. facility, and support the Executive Director at Blue Oak Charter School serving over 360 k-8 students and 30 staff members at an independent public charter Waldorf-methods school. Significantly contributed to the charter renewal process.

2006 - 2009

Educator

Orland Unified School District

Interim Assistant Principal (6th - 8th)

Managed student discipline, athletics, and supported staff at C.K. Price Middle School serving over 500 students and 30 staff members.

Education Alternative Center Teacher (3rd - 12th)

Designed and implemented a highly effective in-school suspension classroom serving grades 3-12 and three separate school sites for the 07-08 school year. served as a model program for two other districts.

Continuation High School Teacher (9th - 12th)

Taught World History, U.S. History, Geography, Economics, Civics, Health, Driver's Ed, and P.E. integrating character education and authentic assessment into the curriculum to at-risk and credit deficient students at North Valley High School.

Special Day Class Teacher (3rd - 5th)

Taught 3-5th grade students at Fariview Elementary with special needs adhering to the IDEA act and making appropriate accommodations to the core curriculum for each students' academic and behavioral success.

Independent Study Teacher (k - 8)

Taught k-8 students core curriculum and electives both short term and long term independent study. Students were either at-risk, distance learners, had medical conditions, or unique learning styles. Worked closely with families and school sites to ensure compliance.

Intervention Teacher (3rd - 12th)

Taught 3 summers of Title I language arts and math and high school World History, U.S. History and Geography. Also taught after school reading intervention (3rd-5th) at Fairview Elementary and after school algebra intervention (7th-8th) at C.K. Price Middle School

Boy's and Girl's Varsity Volleyball Coach

  • Coached Orland high school student-athletes to success on and off the court.
  • Increased girls overall record from 1-26 to 12-17 in one season
  • Recruited and coached the first boy's volleyball team at OHS
2005 - 2006

Curriculum Support Provider

LeapFrog SchoolHouse

Provided training, technical assistance and ongoing support to educators implementing LeapTrack technology-based curriculum and assessments at 10 school sites in Northern California

2004 - 2005

Community Service Coordinator

Butte County Office of Education

Provided meaningful service opportunities for suspended and/or expelled students at South County Community School (no longer in operation). Supervised over 60 severely at-risk students serving over 500 hours at local non-profits including the following:

1999 - 2002

Head Coach / Instructor

Prep Volleyball

Club Chico Boy's Volleyball - Under 18's

  • 35th at national Junior Olympic tournament (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Coached two NCVA All-League student-athletes
  • Finished 3rd in NCVA silver division

Chico High School Boy's Volleyball

  • Coached a new boys volleyball program without school funding
  • Collaborated closely with parents and community donors
  • Coordinated the first boys high school tournament in the North State

Durham High School Girls Volleyball

  • Biggs and Oroville tournament Champions
  • Record of 16-4 overall

Children's Community Charter School (6th - 8th)

Taught P.E. to middle school students at a unique charter school requiring parent involvement on campus. Entered the CARD Jr. High volleyball tournament and finished 3rd place.

2002

Instructional Paraprofessional

Citrus Elementary School

Assisted in a special education classroom serving students with Autism.

  • Behavior management
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Academic development
  • Language acquisition

Certifications

Certifications

Certified Volleyball Official

Northern California Volleyball Officials Association

Certified Trainer

Center for Teacher Effectiveness

California Credentials

Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Accredited Coach

USA Volleyball