Work History

Work History
Jul 2011 - Present

Instructional Director

MICRO-ENTERPRISE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Jul 2001 - May 2007

Founding Principal

ASPIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Opening the academy, charter petitioning before the school board & local neighborhood, planning & building permit process, training staff & faculty, naming the school, implementing CA Standards-based curriculum, planning staff & student retreats, building relationships with parents, local community members and businesses, managing site budget, human resources, grant writer and daily operations.

Jul 2000 - Jul 2001

Assistant Director

NEW ROADS SCHOOL

20 member faculty, class scheduling, admissions, student activities, student assemblies, selecting faculty & staff members, curriculum development, cultural fieldtrips, annual trip to Tecate, Mexico, 8th grade culmination and discipline. Grades 6-8. 

Education

Education
Aug 2004 - Jun 2006

M.A.

San Jose State University

Educational Leadership & Administration

Sep 1986 - Jun 1990

B.A.

Dartmouth College