I have been an educator in the Bay Area since 2000. I have encouraged students to explore their use of media and technology to expand their creativity in the visual and technical arts since 2000.
๏ Over 20 years experience in Drawing / Painting / Visual Art / Animation / Ceramics / Photography / Video Editing / Yearbook
๏ Coding / Tech: Code.org and Projectstem.org / Digital Media: Google Drawings / Mobile Apps: Android App Inventor / Makerspace / 3D Printing / Raspberry Pi
๏ Experienced using Google Education Projects including Docs / Sites / Forms / Education / Slides / Numbers
๏ Well versed in curriculum and instruction focused on bringing tech into classroom, student engagement and Peardeck
๏ Knowledgeable about all Adobe Products, including Photoshop, Animate, Dreamweaver, and Premiere
Teacher @ Hoover Middle School, SJUSD, San Jose, CA — 2020-Present
Developed and taught Technology curriculum to hundreds of 6th-8th graders. Tech curricula focus on coding and digital media.
Teacher @ Carlmont High School, SUHSD, Belmont, CA 2007-2020
Taught a wide variety of courses including Digital Art, Animation, Web Design, Digital Photography, and Intro to Film, as well as various others.
Teacher @ Bayside Middle School, SMFCSD, San Mateo, CA 2000-2007
Taught a rich, technology-infused curriculum including Advanced Art, Beginning Animation, and Graphic Design. Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair 2005
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
MA Education (Instructional Technology), 2012
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
BA General Studio Practices, Art 1998
Single Subject Teaching Credential, Art, CLAD/CLEAR expires 11/2022
Career Tech Education Teaching Credential, Clear expires 4/2025.
ARTS, MEDIA, & ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION, CHILD DEVELOPMENT, AND FAMILY SERVICES, AND INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES.