Jackie Martin-Klement, a veteran teacher with 24 years of experience, is an innovative professor working to enlighten students in computer applications and business education. As Associate Professor of the ROP Computer Applications Program and Adjunct Professor for the Business Education Department at Palomar College, Jackie Martin-Klement utilizes her background in arts and technology to teach highly effective bilingual courses.With a minor in Spanish as well as a Master of Arts in Spanish Literature, Jackie Martin-Klement has created and taught many bilingual classes in computer applications and business education throughout her career. These courses include topics such as English as a Second Language software applications, Spanish grammar and conversation, and Windows and Word for ESL students. Ms. Martin-Klement has also created an internship job skills class for students who are interning or currently looking for a position, offering advice on each student’s job duties as well as assistance refining their computer skillsThrough her innovative courses, Ms. Martin-Klement has helped many bilingual teenagers and adults learn computer applications using her student-oriented teaching approach. By properly addressing student needs, she has endeared herself to students and earned a 90% feedback range with high commendations. She has taught at all levels, from high school to state college, and is currently advocating for the addition of a bilingual job search course to the college curriculum. She aids students outside of the classroom through her established relationship with San Diego County’s placement agencies for computer applications and similar positions.Prior to her teaching career, she worked for the Bill Bailey Communications Advertising Agency in La Jolla, California, as an Administrative Assistant providing computer support. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Bowling Green University, and worked for the College of Education there as a Supervisor for the word processing center.