Teacher, Artist, and Musician in California
I am a high school English teacher who loves to create dynamic and engaging lesson plans for my students. These lesson plans represent my personality and interests. These interests include modern art, contemporary film, hip hop culture and music.
I have taught all levels of high school English throughout Southern California including the Honors and Intervention levels. I also have over eight years of experience working as an Instructional Aide in various Special Education settings.
I am very active in promoting school culture and professional development. I implement AVID strategies within my classroom as well as Restorative practices. I have led district-wide collaborative days where I share different strategies I utilize in my classroom to other high school, middle, and elementary school teachers.
I have been a DJ for sixteen years and continue to work on numerous musical side projects. These projects often incorporate numerous jazz, funk, soul, rock, R&B, and hip hop music. I have also providedDJ servicesfor numerous school activities.
I oversaw the production Arcadia High School's yearbook: The Arcadian
I also taught a semester elective of Speech Dynamics, a course designed to help students with their public speaking or foster those students interested in joining the AHS Speech and Debate team.
I am also an aspiring visual artist that works with different mediums including photography, painting, illustrations, sculptures, and graphic design. I am currently building a portfolio to pursue a credential to teach Art.
I am currently decorating a hallway at Arcadia High School with various musical artists I incorporate in class.
University of California, Irvine
- Masters of Arts in Teaching
- Single Subject Credent