2011-Current  Teacher, Godinez Fundamental High School; Santa Ana, California

    2003-2011  Teacher, Century High School; Santa Ana, California

    • English 1-2 College Preparatory English teacher 2003-2004

    • English 3-4 College Preparatory and Honors English teacher2003-current

    • Special programs and involvement:  

      • Gifted, Honors, and Advanced Placement (GHAP) teacher

      • Teacher and Team Leader for sophomore TEACH Academy

      • Teacher for freshman and sophomore Puente Program through Cal University

      • Teacher for sophomore Pathway Project through UCI

      • Teacher for Humanities Out There (HOT) program through UCI

      • English Department Chairperson 

    1999-2003  Teacher, Villa Fundamental Intermediate School; Santa Ana, California

    • 7th and 8th grade English

    • Coached Cheerleading and Drama

    1998-1999   Teacher, Carver Middle School; Orlando, Florida

    • 7th grade English

    • Coached Drama



    1999-2001  National University; Costa Mesa, California

      • Obtained a Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in Reading Instruction. 

      • Completed a CLEAR Credential (professional certification).

      • Completed a CLAD Credential for teaching second language learners.

    1994-1998  University of Central Florida; Orlando, Florida

      • Obtained a Bachelors of Science for Secondary Language Arts Education.

      • Completed a 5-year credential (professional certification).

      • Attended on a full-paid academic scholarship all years.  

    1990-1994  Oviedo High School; Oviedo, Florida

    • Graduated with honors. 



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