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Other Relevant Experience

�Educational Testing Service, San Diego, California 

  Proctor for California Basic Educational Skills Test, Bar Exam, and Engineering


�Christian Heritage College, San Diego, California

   Six Semesters teaching Literature for Children

�New Life Academy, San Diego, California

Supervisor of ESL “Survivor English” Summer Program

�World Relief - Asian Renewal, San Diego, California

   Provided resettlement assistance for Asian refugees


PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR- Teacher, Administrator, Supervisor, Teaching Coach

Highly Regarded for building teachers through support, guidance, mentoring, and training.

As a professional educator, I have teaching, administrative, and staff support experience.  My teaching has included core subjects in self-contained 5th and 6th grade classrooms, college level Children's Literature class for elementary education majors, and children and adult Sunday School classes.  As assistant principal and as headmaster of a K-8 Michigan Public Charter School, I have experience with all aspects of school administration, staff development, discipline, communication, and parental involvement.  I have been a member and chair of committees for curriculum review and evaluation, school accreditation, and school improvement.  I understand and value teamwork as it brings individuals' ideas, resources, and talents together to help the whole be more successful.  My other experience includes director of an annual 6th grade camp -- staffing, planning, and overseeing the program.  I also developed, implemented, and oversaw a disaster preparedness plan for an elementary school.

Work experience

Claim Representative

State Farm Insurance
Jan 2007Sep 2011

Web Associate

Graphic Packaging International

Production machine operator and assistant.  Inventory and quality data entry.  Safety teams.

Aug 2004Jun 2006


Marshall Academy (Michigan Public Charter School)

�Provided oversight of daily operation ofK-8 programs

�Interviewed prospective teachers

�Supervised and evaluated teachers and staff, Staff meetings, 

      Professional development

�Coordinated and supervised teacher induction and mentoring

�Curriculum Committee - reviewed and developed curriculum

�School Improvement Team - Evaluated plan, developed goals and


�Special Education state monitoring process (CIMS)

�Scheduled and assigned core and specials classes

�Conducted Child Study Team Meetings, Attended IEP meetings

�Implemented student discipline

�Developed parent involvement - Parent Alliance, communication,


�School publications - Handbook, Uniform Policy, Weekly Newsletter

Aug 2002Aug 2004


Marshall Academy (Michigan Public Charter School)

�Taught all core subjects - 6th grade self-contained classroom

�Assessed and reported grades

�Administered Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) annually

�Yard and lunch supervision

�Curriculum Committees

�School Improvement Team member

�Mentor Teacher - 3 new teachers

Aug 1982Jun 2002

Teacher/Assistant Principal

Christian Unified Schools of San Diego

�Taught core subjects - 5th and 6th grades self-contained classrooms

�Directed annual 6th grade camp program

�Chair of Steering Committee for Accreditation Process

�Curriculum Committee

�Grade level chair

�Curriculum evaluation, writing

�Assistant Principal / Teacher

�Conducted school assemblies and chapels

�Provided student discipline and intervention


�Staff development

�Vision and Mission development

�Developed and supervised Disaster Preparedness Plan





San Diego State University-California State University


San Diego Mesa College


Certificate of Completion - The Keys to Effective Editing

Kellogg Community College - Lifelong Learning
Jul 2010Aug 2015

Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Aug 2003Jun 2009

Michigan Provisional Teaching Certificate

State of Michigan State Board of Education Department of Education