Spring 2021

Section 4904 of ESL715
Low Intermediate Non-Credit English as a Second Language -- : Jan 20 - Mar 18 2021
Zoom meetings will take place for each class session during the days/time(s) listed above. Students are expected to meet on Zoom for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor. This is an intensive English course. Please contact ESL at 707-527-4382 for more information.

Section 6568 of ESL716
High Intermediate Non-Credit English as a Second Language -- : Jan 20 - Mar 18 2021
Zoom meetings will take place for each class session during the days/time(s) listed above. Students are expected to meet on Zoom for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor. This is an intensive English course. Please contact ESL at 707-527-4382 for more information.

Fall 2020

Section 2775 of ESL781
Transitional Reading/Writing/Grammar for NC ESL Students -- : Aug 18 - Dec 10 2020
Students should be available to meet online for all the hours listed. The instructor will let you know which hours your class will meet.

1986 - MA, U.C. Berkeley, Language and Literacy
1985 - Reading Specialist Credential, U.C. Berkeley
1975 - Secondary Teaching Credential, UCLA
1974 - Bachelors of Arts, Anthropology/English/Spanish, U.C. Berkeley

Academic Experience

1998 - Present - Noncredit ESL Coordinator/ESL Instructor, Santa Rosa Junior College
1997 - 1998 - Instructor, Sonoma State University, Teacher Credential Program
1993- 1997 - Title VII Coordinator, "Learners Together Project" Santa Rosa City Schools
1990 - 1992 - Private Consultant, Work Place Literacy, Writing, Spanish; CLAD Training
1984 - 1992 - Teacher/Resource Teacher, English Language Center, Hayward, California

Professional Areas of Interest

Family Literacy
Learners' Stories
Learner persistence & retention
Content Based Instruction
Emergent Literacy

Professional Involvement and Community Service

CATESOL
CABE
Community Presentations/Outreach - Cesar Chavez Health Fair, After the Harvest Fair; Presentations to District Bilingual Advisory Councils, Bellevue Unified School District, Santa Rosa City Schools

Presentations and Publications

Fall, 2006 - Co-Presenter, "Choosing and Using: Assessment Tools and Findings," Strengthening Student Success Conference, San Diego, California

Fall, 2006 - Student Learning Outcomes for Noncredit ESL Students, Santa Rosa Junior College

Spring, 2006 - "Welcome to Noncredit ESL;" Presentation to the Board of Trustees, Santa Rosa Junior College

Spring, 2004 - Presentation of the Noncredit ESL Community Based English Tutorial Program to the Board of Trustees, Santa Rosa Junior College

Spring, 1997- "Using Children's Literature as a Springboard for ESL Instruction;" CATESOL, San Jose, California

Spring, 1995 - "A Title VII Program that Works," CATESOL, 1995; San Diego, California

Fall, 1994, - Family Images/Imagenes de la Familia - a Presentation of a Family Literacy Project at Santa Rosa Middle School and Lawrence Cook Middle School, Santa Rosa, California.

Spring, 1994 - "Are You Failing Your Pre-Literate Students?" - CABE, San Jose, California

Honors and Awards

Unsung Hero Award, SRJC, Academic Senate, May, 2002