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    Professional Experience



         Grades  2-6

         Writing Specialist

         Talented and gifted program

         Computer and technology


    Middle School 

         Reviewing math skills

         Challenge program



    High School




         A/V Club Director- Produced Local Access Community Programs

              Coach: Track and Field


    Adult Education

         Basic Astronomy for the Classroom

         Introduction to Computers



    Administrative Experience

    Principal at Woodbrook Middle School, Lakewood, WA

    Principal at Pacific Beach and Ocean City Elementary

    Principal at North Beach Middle School

    Principal at North Beach High School  (interim)


    Other Leadership Experience

    District Environmental Education Leader

    Cadre Chair for SW Washington Consortium for Science

    Environmental Education Leader for YCC summer program

    Program Director Chapter and Title Programs



    Speaker, “Sharing Science in Rural Schools”

    Film for National Principal Conference

    Film for orientation at The Evergreen State College

    Film for Hudtloft Middle School “Change of Attitude”



    Grants and Funding

    Coordinated Woodbrook Middle School for “Gear Up”grant, with The Evergreen State College

     Science Equipment: Ridgefield and Stanwood School Districts



    Most Incredible  Experience

     Guest Lecturer at Chongqing Three Gorges University, Wanzhou, P.R. China



    Portland State University, MS Education Administration

    Western Washington University, K-12 Certificate

    University of Washington, BA Ancient Near Eastern Languages



    Small Business owner

    Beyond the Basics LLC
    "Beyond the Basics Education Institute LLC"

    An educational firm created to provide learning experiences beyond  the test driven curriculum.