About Me

EDUCATION
Master of Science degree in Mathematics, with distinction
California State University, Long Beach

Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Cum Laude
California State University, East Bay

Associate of Arts degree in Mathematics, Cum Laude
Cerritos Community College, Norwalk

EXPERIENCE
Department of Mathematics at College of the Sequoias
Full-Time Tenured Instructor since 1998
Duties included: Complete instruction of a full load of remedial and transfer level mathematics courses ranging from Prealgebra thru Calculus and service on departmental and college wide committees including curriculum development and implementation.

Committees and Activities at College of the Sequoias:
Academic Senate
District Grievance Committee
MESA Advisory Committee
COS Diversity Committee
Service as an EEO officer for hiring committees
Service on hiring committees for both full and part time instructors
Service on Faculty Self-Evaluation committees for numerous instructors
Attended High School Articulation Meetings
Calculus, Trigonometry and Algebra Textbook Committees
Calculus, Trigonometry and Algebra Curriculum Committees
Calculus Sequence Restructuring Committee
Team Captain for Elementary Algebra SLOs
Service on the Intermediate Algebra SLO committee
Service on the Prealgebra SLO committee
Development of and implementation of a summer bridge project
Assisted in the development of the Math Lab
Annual Attendance of the CMC3 Fall Conference in Monterey, CA
Wrote and using a free online textbook for use in Elementary and Intermediate Algebra
Completion of the COS Online Teaching Certification Program with a perfect score

Department of Mathematics at California State University, Long Beach
Teaching Associate
Duties included: Complete instruction of two mathematics courses per semester.

Math Learning Center, Cerritos College
Instructional Aide
Duties Included: Administration of tests, grading of tests and tutoring students in the self-paced math classes.

COLLEGETE HONORS, ACTIVITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS
Cerritos College

Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society
Participated in Jazz, Symphonic, and Pep Bands

California State University, East Bay
Golden Key National Honor Society
KSUH Radio Show
Intercollegiate Cross Country
Participated in Jazz Band

California State University, Long Beach
Comprehensive Exams Passed with distinction
Graduate Deans list of scholars and artists

ORGANIZATIONS
California Mathematics Council, Community Colleges (CMC3)
Life member of the California State University, East Bay Alumni Association
Life member of the California State University, Long Beach Alumni Association
National Eagle Scout Association

PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Eagle Scout earned, 1988
Wrote The Essential Elementary and Intermediate Algebra Textbook
Hiked to the top of Yosemite’s Half Dome
Hiked to the summit of Mount Whitney in Summer of 2013