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Work History

Aug 2005Present

Educator

Val Verde Unified School District

Currently teach English Language Development. Develop and deliver instruction using research based best practices to students at various levels of English proficiency. Coordinated and implemented high school choral and piano lab programs, and middle school choral programs.Responsibilities include selection of music repertoire, delivery of vocal/piano music instruction, fundraising and organization of concerts, festivals, and related travel expenditures.Other responsibilities include collaboration with faculty and administration to meet districtwide goals and state standards compliance.Rehearsed and conducted RVHS production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," LMS production of “Bah, Humbug!” and VVMS Broadway Jr. production of “Godspell.”

Aug 2007Nov 2008

Director of Development

Corona Symphony Orchestra

Designed "Circle City" donor program, gift levels, and recognitions. Developed corporate and individual donor relationships and ask for monetary and in-kind gift support.  Organized donor recognitions including VIP receptions, online donor recognitions and printed program recognitions.  Developed an advisory board consisting of major donors and community leaders.

Feb 2006Nov 2008

Director of Arts in Worship

Valle Vista Assembly of God

Led corporate worship and rehearsed band/orchestra for three services a week.Recruited and supervised all lead positions in Department of Arts in Worship including Adult and Kid’s Choir Directors, Sound/Tech, Video, Drama, Band/Orchestra Directors, Expressive Worship, and Administrative Assistants.  Directed Adult Choir and selected and arranged music for AM worship services.Trained and supervised PM worship leaders.Successfully staffed and produced Easter dramatic musical “Bow the Knee,” Christmas dramatic musical “The Journey,” and Kidz Choir Christmas musical “The Next Noel.”Scheduled and supervised all special music.Arranged music and conducted full orchestral program.

Jan 2003Dec 2004

Director of Alumni Relations

California Baptist University

Completed successful fundraising campaign for the Alumni Dining Commons.Organized Alumni Association meetings and increased board membership through recruitment.Increased Homecoming attendance and various age appropriate activities.Participated in and solicited donor support for Music Building campaign and other Institutional Advancement events.Coordinated Alumni Online Community and Alumni E-news. Supervised administrative assistant and volunteer staff.

20022003

Assistant Conductor

California Baptist University

Rehearsed/conducted University Chorale, rehearsal of Riverside Master Chorale, completion of Choral Library Database, assisted with group travel arrangements.Rehearsal preparation included score study of major choral and orchestral works.

Sep 1991Nov 1998

Title 1 Secretary

Whittier Elementary

Extensive use of MAC and PC computer programs, assisted in coordination and recruitment of parent/community volunteers for reading program, budget preparation.Performed various office and administrative duties.

Education

20042005

Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction

University of Redlands

Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Curriculum and Instruction

19992002

Bachelor of Arts in Music

California Baptist Univerisity

Summa Cum Laude
Music Educator’s National Conference Chapter President
Alpha Chi Honor Society
Outstanding Music Student Award

Certifications

Jul 2015Present

Tier 1 Administrative Credential

State of California
Aug 2005Aug 2015

Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential, Music

State of California

"Bow the Knee" Dramatic Musical

"The Journey" Dramatic Musical

"Orchestral Christmas"

"Godspell Jr." Dramatic Musical

"Bah, Humbug" Dramatic Musical,