Sunset Tree

About Me

 
"The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom,
but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind" Khahlil Gibran
 
 
 
Education:
     BA/Liberal Studies (emphasis on special needs), University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Credential:
     Multiple Subjects K - 12, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Certificates:
     Reading Specialist, CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, CA
Teacher Experience:
     Mountain Oaks Charter School, at present starting my 24th year
Specialties:
     Reading/Writing, Struggling students, Students with special needs
Educational Philosophy:
     Every student is unique and, while preparing them for adulthood, their education should center around the individual child’s needs and interests. It should not be limited to philosophical bonds or be restricted by methodology or theory. Education should encompass the mental, emotional, social, and physical well- being of the child while teaching the 3 "Rs".
Grades Taught:
     Kindergarten through 12th grade
Workshops:
     8th grade competencies, high school Personal Finance
Site:
     San Andreas
     and the Rail Road Flat region
Personal Experience:
     I home-schooled my youngest daughter for 7 years (she would say she home-schooled herself). I also helped my oldest daughter home-school her first three children.
Interests:
     Horticulture, organic gardening, yoga, hiking, kayaking (some day, doing more traveling )