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Education

B.A. in Sociology

UCLA

Work experience

Jan 20112015

Adjunct Faculty

Chapman University

Courses taught in the College of Educational Studies -

  • Instructional Technology: Science and Mathematics - Spring 2015
  • Educational Applications of Technology - Interterm 2011, Spring 2011, Summer 2011, Spring 2012, Summer 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Summer 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Interterm 2015, Spring 2015
  • Intro to Educational Research - Summer 2013; 2014
  • Learning Across Boundaries: Power of Cross Disciplinary Curricula - Fall 2011, Interterm 2012, Spring 2012
  • Adult Learning: Theory, Practice, Experience and the Future - Spring 2011, Fall 2011

Service to the College of Educational Services -

  • Managed Social Media efforts 
  • Co-Chair for the Technology Special Interest Group and Research Committee Member for California Council on Teacher Education
  • Served as webmaster for the journal Issues in Teacher Education
Aug 2012Present

Elementary Educator

Santa Ana Unified School District

Monte Vista Elementary

  • Grade-levels taught: 4th grade, 3rd grade, and a 2/3 Combo 
  • Support peer-educators with the implementation of ed tech
  • Serve as Learning Innovation Leader for school site 
Jan 2011Jan 2014

Faculty Associate

University of Phoenix
  • Part-time faculty for online instruction in the College of Humanities and Sciences
Jan 2009Jan 2011

Educator

Corona-Norco Unified School District

Various School Sites

  • District - substitute teacher for K-12 classrooms
  • Volunteer - Support teachers' infusion of technology in their classrooms at Chavez Elementary School
Jan 2007Jan 2009

High School Instructor

Compton Unified School District

Compton High School, Dominguez High School, and Centennial High School

  • Taught independent living skills to high school students in Compton Unified School District, and Adults through Department of Social Services. Lessons included Time Management, Career Planning, Effective Communication, Financial Planning, Basic Nutrition, Personal Safety, Community Exploration and Etiquette.

Global Learning Project

Computer Skills

  • MAC & PC proficient
  • Adobe CS Suite
  • MS Office Suite
  • Web 2.0 Tools
  • SPSS
  • NVivo

Academic Honors and Awards

  • 2015 James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Award
  • Walter Valentine Endowed Chair Research Award
  • Phi Delta Kappa Honors Graduate, Azusa Pacific University
  • Santa Monica Gems Award, Civic Leadership

Professional Affiliations

CCTE - California Council on Teacher Education (Board of Directors, Tech SIG Co-Chair and Policy Co-Chair)

AERA - American Educational Research Association (Chair of the Technology, Instruction, Cognition, and Learning SIG)

ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education (Digital Equity PLN Co-Chair)

Pi Lambda Theta - International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education

UCLA Alumni Association

NEA - National Education Association

Certifications

  • Multiple Subject Credential
  • Computer Concepts and Applications Credential
  • CSET
  • CBEST

Manuscript Reviewer

  • Ammons Scientific Journal
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • International Journal of Educational Technology
  • Urban Education Journal

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    Conference Presentations

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