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The University of Chicago (history)
UC Berkeley (Master's)
Edgewood College (MBA)
I have had 13 years experience as a public school teacher. I have life credentials in both elementary and secondary teaching with majors in social sciences and English.
I also have over 20 years experience in accounting. I have been a full charge bookkeeper, a staff accountant and an accounting manager. As an accounting manager I have hired, trained and supervised accounting staff. I have hands-on experience with all aspects of accounting. I also participated in an MBA program in accounting and finance. I have both academic knowledge and real-life experience in accounting. I love accounting and enjoy helping others to gain the knowledge they need to succeed in the business world. I have had 13 years experience as a public school teacher. I have life credentials in both elementary and secondary teaching with majors in social sciences and English.
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Ardis was very professional and knowledgeable about accounting and Quickbooks. She was on time and very accessible via phone and email. Great instructor!
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I completed the accounting program at Contra Costa College. I also participated in an MBA program in Accounting and Financial Reporting.
While the academic training I received was a good foundation, I feel that my many years on the job actually "doing the books" for small to medium sized businesses was the best education.
I have a lifetime credential from the State of California in elementary teaching. I taught K-6th for six years in California public schools as a substitute teacher. I taught 7th grade for five years full-time so that I know what is expected at that level.
My own education includes a BA from the University of Chicago (Phi Beta Kappa and Honors), an MA from UC Berkeley and courses from Stanford University. I also worked on an MBA at Edgewood College in Madison WI.
My most recent teaching experience was for three years as a reading tutor (volunteer).
I have used QuickBooks on a daily basis as a staff accountant for the last 12 years. I have trained others in the use of QuickBooks. I have used QuickBooks on both a PC and a Mac. I have used the program both for for-profit and non-profit organizations. The most recent version of QB that I used was QuickBooks Enterprise 2012.
I am a trained teacher (UC Berkeley) and hold lifetime credentials in both elementary and secondary teaching. I was a very successful student at three of the top universities in the US (The University of Chicago, UC Berkeley and Stanford University).
As a top student I learned how to study and do academic research. During my teacher training I took specific courses in study skills.
As a public school teacher for over 13 years I worked with my students to achieve excellent study skills.
Ardis J. passed a background check on 12/12/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.
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