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Subjects Taught
Read 180 HS

Education
 A.A. in Physical Education  at  Mt. San Jacinto College

B.A. in Liberal Studies at Cal State San Bernardino

Masters in Education from National University

California State Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

N.F.H.S Fundamentals of Coaching Certified



Experience

I started my career in 2003 by substitute teaching in the San Jacinto Valley School District. I began my student teaching in 2004 at Hyatt Elementary teaching 1st grade and transferred to Record Elementary teaching 3rd grade. Then in August of 2005 I came aboard to Noli Indian School, to teach Middle School English and Earth Science. I enjoyed teaching English and Earth Science to the Middle School students as I find it be challenging and rewarding. Over the years I also taught History and Math here at Noli. But last year I moved over to the Reading Department to Read 180. Read 180 helps those that are struggling and I love work with the students, more one on one time and seeing the growth in reading levels, just makes me relize why I am here at Noli.  In addition to teaching, I am the Athletic Director at Noli Indian.  I remeber being in highschool and you were either a "geek" or a "jock", well I learned over the following years that we need to be Student Athletes, we can be athletes that excel in the classroom, which in turn leads to success in school and later in life. I also am President of the Warrior League, a small school CIF recognized high school sports league that features many sports even sports we don't offer at Noli, but maybe one day...

 

 

 

 

 



Bio

I was born and raised in Southern California. I grew up in Woodcrest as a child. At age 5 my family moved to Hemet where I began my education in the HUSD. In 1994 I graduated from West Valley High School. In High School I wasnt perfect, but struggled like many kids of what to do in life. If you were to ask me about college at that time, whats that? I was being recruited to play football in 1995, and at that point in my life I took a year and trained and prepared myself for football, all because a coach kept calling checking in on me like a parent. Then in 1996 I attended Mount San Jacinto Junior College where I played football, maintaied above a 3.5 gpa and made the deans list all three semesters and finally graduating with an AA degree a year in a half later. I then, accepted a Division 1 Football Scholarship at the University of Texas at El Paso, because of my playing abilities and the time I took to take care of the classroom, becoming a "student athlete". I decided I wanted to pursue my career in physical eduction, but as time went by it changed to liberal studies. After football and a knee injury that put an end to my football career I attended and finished up at Cal State San Bernadino where I received my B.A in Liberal Studies with a Major In English. I didn't stop there I decided I wanted to make a change in peoples lives, so I attended National University receiving my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Masters in Education. 

In my spare time, When I find time, I enjoy spending time with my four basset hounds and girlfriend. I have a passion for music, its like poetry if you take the time and listen to the words and of course watching college football. Go Miners!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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