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This is my only chance in life to brag, so here goes. . .

I am a Computer Science and Technology teacher at Arcadia High School where I teach computer applications, C++, Java, CCNA, CompTIA A+, and Robotics classes. I serve as a member of the School Site Leadership Team and School Site Council and have served as a Leader in Integrating Technology in Education (LITE) Technician. I have also taught part time for Pasadena City College in the Computer Information Department. I serve on the advisory committees on A+ and Cisco curricular issues for the Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Program (LACROP). I wrote the LACROP curriculum for Cisco, and updated the A+, Computer Science, and the Web Design curriculum.

Other past teaching positions include California State University Los Angeles Equal Opportunity Program where I taught Algebra II. I have taught at Pasadena High School in the Math department and served as a member of the Technology and Powerful Learning Committees.

I was the owner operator of a computer consulting company small companies integrate computer technology into their businesses. 

I graduated from California State University Los Angeles with a Bachelors of Science in Natural Science, Geoscience Option. While I was attending college I worked at the University Tutorial Center tutoring university students in science, mathematics, and computers.

I hold California Teacher Credentials in Mathematics, Geoscience, Computer Operations, Computer Maintenance and Repair. I also am certified as a Cisco Networking Academy instructor for the CCNA courses and hold a CompTIA A+ , Network+, and i-Net+ certifications.

I have been a technical editor for Cisco Press on two books: “CCNA 1 and 2 Companion Guide, Revised (Cisco Networking Academy Program), 3rd Edition ”; and the newly released “Networking Basics CCNA 1 Labs and Study Guide (Cisco Networking Academy Program)”.

I served 9 years in the Navy where I performed duties as the Maintenance Department Training Coordinator and as Avionics Shop Supervisor working on P-3 Orion ASW aircraft.

I have a 22 year old daughter and 2 year old grand-daughter.



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