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    Professional Experience
     
    Teaching

     

    Elementary

         Grades  2-6

         Writing Specialist

         Talented and gifted program

         Computer and technology

     

    Middle School 

         Reviewing math skills

         Challenge program

              Coach:Basketball

                                                           

    High School

         French

         Spanish

         Technology

         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

     

    Presentations

    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
     
     
     

               

    Education

    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.