University of Maryland (B.S. psychology)
CSULB, SDSU - two teaching credentials (Other)
I have been a teacher mostly in the public school system for more than 25 years. My Bachelor's degree was in Psychology, and I hold two current teaching credentials, a Multiple Subjects Credential from Long Beach State (CSULB) and a Learning Handicapped Credential (now called Mild/Moderate) from San Diego State University. I was a substitute teacher. I have taught mainly elementary-age students, but on occasion, I have worked also with both middle and high schoolers. I have experience with different kinds of disabilities and feel comfortable working one-on-one with every child and/or adolescent.
I am patient, encouraging and very observant. I believe every child has a right and a need to move forward. Persistence and mastery are two skills I try to instill in every child I work with. I especially love teaching reading, writing, math, and all the elementary subjects, and can help some middle and high school students, especially with English/history assignments. I invented a new way to understand fractions for the math-challenged. I feel comfortable with many types of writing assignments, as well as analysis of literature.
I am available full-time during the summer and possibly on a more limited basis during the school year. I have been a teacher mostly in the public school system for more than 25 years. My Bachelor's degree was in Psychology, and I hold two current teaching credentials, a Multiple Subjects Credential from Long Beach State (CSULB) and a Learning Handicapped Credential (now called Mild/Moderate) from San Diego State University. I was a substitute
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I hold a valid teaching credential in Mild/Moderate Special Education, which includes lots of training in ADD/ADHD. This credential used to be called Learning Handicapped, which I earned in 1989 from San Diego State University.
I have worked with many students with autism, both as a teacher and as an aide. I hold a current Mild/Moderate Education Specialist teaching credential. Autism is one of the disabilities that I am trained to teach. My credential was earned in 1989 from San Diego State University.
I have been trained in common core methodologies in both math and reading/writing...I feel comfortable assisting students at all elementary levels to do classwork that requires common core methodologies. There is an emphasis on multidimensional thinking that can be an advantage to any student in this complex world.
Dyslexia is one of the mild disabilities that are included in my Learning Handicapped teaching credential, which I earned from San Diego State University in 1989. This credential is now called Mild/Moderate Education Specialist, which I maintain as current. I work with these type of students all the time in my assignments as a substitute teacher for San Diego Unified School District.
I hold a valid Multiple Subjects teaching credential which I earned from California State University, Long Beach in 1988. I work as an elementary school substitute teacher year-round for San Diego Unified School District.
I have been teaching young children how to form letters and numbers for close to 30 years!