Credentials and Skills



Education Consultant
2018 - Present

Consultant for several school districts around the integration of STEAM

Support teachers in creating and implementing STEAM lessons.

Work with students in creating representations of their learning 

Create maker spaces

Work with teachers to implement Design Based Learning

Create and facilitate professional development that focused on implementing technology specifically for STEAM units

Work with administration to create strategic plans for implementing STEAM throughout the school

Co plan and co teach lessons with teachers 

Instructional Coach
Los Angeles Education Partnership
2014 - 2018

​Used cognitive coaching strategies to support teachers in the implementation of curricula.

Specialized in science instruction and working with teachers to implemented Next Generation Science Standards.

Created maker spaces

Worked with teachers to implement Design Based Learning

Created and facilitateed professional development using adaptive school strategies

Worked with administration to provide professional development

Co planned and co taught lessons with teachers 



Teaching Assistant
University of Southern California

​2013 - 2014


​Planned lessons to engage students in learning objectives

Used assessments to guide instruction

Provided students with tangible learning strategies to apply

Implemented research based strategies in the classroom

Co created and used rubrics to assess student writing

Used multiple technology platforms including blackboad and email to communicate with students


  • Ca Single Science Teaching Credential

  • Ca Administration Credential

  • Cognitive Coaching Trained

  • Adaptive School strategies

  • Investment school training to school wide staff

  • Pasadena Student Leadership Conference

  • Los Angeles Student Athlete Symposium

  • Creating Maker Spaces

  • Professional Development to Science teachers specific to NGSS

  • Presenter at various conferences including ISTE and CUE

University of Southern California
Doctoral Degree Urban Education Leadership

2012 - 2015


​I completed a doctoral program specializing in Urban Educational Leadership. I designed a mix methods research project integrating STEM using engineering design and scientific inquiry.  I am doing extensive work with creating authentic science learning experiences with students. My expertise is in using motivation and learning strategies to support students learning. My specific interest lies in the intersection of science instruction and motivational constructs such as interests, emotions, self efficacy, and transformative experience. I also posses expertise in implementing learning theory in classroom settings



Azusa Pacific University
Master's in Education

​2003 - 2004


​Designed qualitative and quantitative surveys to assess student’s willingness to attend post-secondary education (thesis). Relevant courses include curriculum design, educational psychology, multicultural education, teaching special populations, teaching ELL students, ethics in education, research methods