Spring 2022

Section 5902 of ESL715
Low Intermediate Non-Credit English as a Second Language -- : Mar 28 - May 20 2022
This is an intensive English course that meets four days a week. Zoom meetings will take place during the days/time(s) listed. Students will also complete independent work.

Section 6806 of ESL770
Supplemental Instruction: ESL -- : Jan 19 - May 20 2022
This is FREE online tutoring through the ESL Tutoring and Learning Center. All ESL 781 and credit ESL students will be enrolled in this section during the first weeks of the semester. You will receive an email with more information. You can also register yourself just as you would any other class. Questions? Call the ESL Department at (707) 527-4382.

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