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Spring 2018

Section 4996 of ESL371CP
ESL Intermediate Conversation/Pronunciation -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018

Section 8297 of ESL714CP
Beginning-High Non-Credit ESL Conversation/Pronunciation -- : Jan 18 - Mar 27 2018

Fall 2017

Section 0740 of ESL716RW
Intermediate Non-Credit ESL Reading/Writing -- : Aug 22 - Oct 19 2017
The above section will be held at SRJC's Southwest Santa Rosa Center, 950 S. Wright Road, Santa Rosa.

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