Spring 2020

Section 5185 of ESL781
Transitional Reading/Writing/Grammar for NC ESL Students -- : Jan 13 - May 14 2020

Fall 2019

Section 0595 of ESL781
Transitional Reading/Writing/Grammar for NC ESL Students -- : Aug 20 - Dec 18 2019

Section 3470 of ESL714
High Beginning Non-Credit English as a Second Language -- : Aug 19 - Aug 22 2019
The above section will be held at SRJC's Southwest Santa Rosa Center, 950 S. Wright Road, Santa Rosa. This is an intensive English course. Please contact SWSRC at 707-527-4229 for more information.

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: 

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