Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2006 - Present


Mount Miguel High School

Clear credentials in Special Education (Mild/Moderate), Social Science, and Business

2 years teaching World History and Government in a Special Education classroom

6 years teaching US History in a General Education classroom

4 years teaching Government and Economics in a General Education classroom

2 years teaching Marketing in a General Education classroom

Class advisor to class of 2017

Club advisor to Eco Club MMHS- environmentalist group

Executive Board Member of Grossmont Education Association (teachers' union)

Council Member of California Teachers Association

Careers and Technical Education co-ordinator for the school

Jan 2005 - Jun 2006


Patrick Henry High School

18 months teaching Special Education courses including English, General Science, Geometry, Physical Science, Biology collaboration, and Study Skills.

Nov 2004 - Jan 2005

Student Teacher

Valhalla High School

Taught World History 1 and 2

Aug 2004 - Nov 2004

Instructional Aide

Poway High School

Assisted teacher with instructional duties in Special Education classroom.

Took over teaching responsibilities when teacher resigned.

May 2001 - Aug 2004

Customer Service and Administration

Various Companies

Various administrative and customer service duties in multiple companies

Sep 1998 - Apr 2001

Sales and Customer Service

British Airways

Sales and customer service for customers all over the world

Consistently top performing salesperson

Aug 1997 - Aug 1998

Fundraising Manager

Action Cancer

Organize special events e.g. Pink Ribbon campaign

Manage donor database

Write and distribute press releases

Support regional fundraising teams and retail outlets



Website Management

Build and maintain websites: Google Sites and Wikispaces

Lesson Planning

Desktop Publishing


Create and organize successful fundraising for non-profits including Greenpeace, Action Cancer, UNICEF, and multiple campaigns within Mount Miguel High School.


Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Certificate in Professional Marketing


Post-graduate course in modern marketing practice.

Jan 2003 - Jun 2008

MA Special Education

Chapman University

Earned clear credential in Special Education for Mild/ Moderate learning disabilities

Sep 1997 - Jun 1998

Certificate in Fundraising Management

Open University

MBA courses in Fundraising Management for non-profit organizations

Sep 1993 - Jun 1997

MA Combined Studies

Heriot-Watt University

Combined Studies degree included courses in Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Business Organization