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University of Illinois, Online Teaching Certificate, 2000

Golden Gate University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management, 1998

Santa Rosa Junior College, A.A. 1984

Academic Experience

Santa Rosa Junior College, Full-Time Faculty, Business Office Technology Fall 1998 to 2006.
Santa Rosa Junior College, Adjunct Faculty, 1996-1998

I am excited to say I am a Santa Rosa Junior College alumni and had my first job as a student employee here! I have been working for the JC since 1989! I worked in the Dept. Of Public Safety, then transferred to the Business Dept. I fell in love with teaching. I then earned a full-time position as an instructor in the Business Office Technology Department. BOT is now merging and I will be an adjunct instructor in both the Computer Sciences Dept and the Business Administration Dept. I am glad to say I am teaching from and living and enjoying life in Salida, Colorado. I am an active community member and volunteer with the schools and am a Mentor in the County. I am married and have an 18 year old son, Garrett who does a lot of semi pro dirtbike racing and three new step sons.

Professional Areas of Interest

My current focus is with technology and online education. I am hoping to find interesting and useful ways of implementing technology into our traditional non-technological courses. I am very interested in working with students in in certificate programs to help them gain the necessary skills to become successfully employed in such a competitive market.

Welcome! I am looking forward to this semester and hope you are too!

Presentations and Publications

January 2006 Virtual Nation, Sacramento
January 2001, Online Courses using WebCT, Presenter, CBEA, San Jose
October 2000, Calif. Virtual Campus 2nd Annual Conference, Presenter Online Education, Lake Tahoe
August 2000, Online Presentation, SRJC PDA
Jan 2000, Speaker for Solano Community College PDA
May 1998,Oakmont Macintosh User's Group

Honors and Awards

Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Golden Gate University
Outstanding Achievement and Dedication as President Of Active 20/30 of the Redwood Empire (non profit group dedicated to under privileged children in Sonoma County)