Fall 2021

Section 2775 of ESL781
Transitional Reading/Writing/Grammar for NC ESL Students -- : Aug 17 - Dec 10 2021
Mandatory Zoom meetings will take place for each class session during the days/time(s) listed above. There will be independent work (homework). Your instructor will provide more details. Call the Southwest Center for more information: 707-527-4229.

No office hours

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