Marshfield High School- Marshfield, MO, Class of 1999
California State University-San Marcos, BA Literature & Writing, 2007
California State University-San Marcos, Single Subject English Credential & CLAD, 2008
Alliant International University, MA TESOL Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Projected Grad Date: May 2018
United States Marine Corps
Corporal, Motor Transport Operator, 1999-2003
Combat Service Support Group 3, Motor T Company, Kaneohe Bay Hawaii
Truck Company, 3rd Mar Div, Camp Hansen, Okinawa
Work Experience
Juvenile Court & Community School, San Diego, Teacher’s Assistant & Sub
Lake Elsinore Unified School District English & ELD 1-5 Teacher
Shiloh Christian School, Springdale, AR English & ESL Teacher
Ramona Unified School District, English & ELD Teacher
Professional Development
  • K-12 Information Literacy Institute: CSUSM January 2016 and January 2017
  • Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC): CSU 2015-2016
  • WRITE Institute: SDCOE May 2016
  • Equity Symposium: SDCOE August 2016
  • Duel Language/English Learner Conference:  SDSU January 2017
  • ELA/ELD Pilot: ELA/ELD CCSS Training
  • Instructional Leadership Training Team: 2015-2017
    • Hess Cognitive Rigor Matrix
    • Lesson Studies
    • Learning Walks
    • Focused Feedback Cycles
    • Thinking Moves
    • Learning Intentions/Success Criteria
  • Capturing Kids’ Hearts
  • ELD Facilitator Monthly Trainings
  • Educated in Common Core ELD Standards and Framework: SDSU classes (no certificate)