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Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Teacher

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 2005Jun 2006

Teacher

Patrick Henry High School

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

Nov 2004Jan 2005

Student Teacher

Valhalla High School

Taught World History 1 and 2

Aug 2004Nov 2004

Instructional Aide

Poway High School

Assisted teacher with instructional duties in Special Education classroom.

Took over teaching responsibilities when teacher resigned.

May 2001Aug 2004

Customer Service and Administration

Various Companies

Various administrative and customer service duties in multiple companies

Sep 1998Apr 2001

Sales and Customer Service

British Airways

Sales and customer service for customers all over the world

Consistently top performing salesperson

Aug 1997Aug 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

Skills

Website Management
Build and maintain websites: Google Sites https://sites.google.com/a/guhsd.net/mr-mcfarland/home and Wikispaces http://mrmcfarland.wikispaces.com/

Lesson Planning

10 years of lesson planning incorporating SDAIE strategies for Social Science, Marketing, and Special Education classes

References

Jeff Wood- HTM Academy Co-ordinator at Mount Miguel High School

"He's the best Marketing teacher Mount Miguel has ever had."

Steve Coover- Principal of Mount Miguel High School

"I probably won't fire him any time soon"

Desktop Publishing

Can create professional flyers, posters, and promotional materials using Pages and Microsoft Word.

Fundraising

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

Education

Sep 2014Dec 2014

Certificate in Professional Marketing

SDSU

Post-graduate course in modern marketing practice.

Jan 2003Jun 2008

MA Special Education

Chapman University

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

Sep 1997Jun 1998

Certificate in Fundraising Management

Open University

MBA courses in Fundraising Management for non-profit organizations

Sep 1993Jun 1997

MA Combined Studies

Heriot-Watt University

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