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Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

                   Master of Education (2008)                    Education Studies Program, University of California, San Diego

                   Artsbridge Scholar (2008)                      University of California, San Diego

                   B.A. with Provost Honors (2002)            Theatre & Dance, University of California, San Diego

                   Study Abroad Programs                         La Carpa, San Miguel De Allende, Mexico (2005)

                                                                                   Oxford University, Oxford, England (2001) 

                   SIY Teacher In Training (2018)              Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

 

CERTIFICATIONS

                  Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

            •      Specific Subject Matter Authorization: Dance

              •      Specific Subject Matter Authorization: Theatre / Drama

            •      EMEC - Elementary Math Emphasis Certificate

            •      CSET - California Subject Examinations for Teachers

            •      CBEST - California Basic Education Skills Test 

                 RICA - Reading Instruction Competence Assessment

                  U.S. Constitution Exam

                 Mediator - SF Community Boards

 

COMPANIES

                  Artists In The Classroom LLC 

 

TEACHING POSITIONS 

          •       Dance Teaching Artist & Blogger, San Francisco Unified School District / VAPA Arts Generalist Program (2009 - 2018)

                    I teach original, standards based, dance curriculum to K - 5th grade students at multiple S.F.U.S.D. school sites and blog about my work.

 

                    2017 - 2018 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom9.tumblr.com/

                  2016 - 2017 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom8.tumblr.com/

                    2015 - 2016 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom7.tumblr.com/

                    2014 - 2015 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom6.tumblr.com/

                    2013 - 2014 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom5.tumblr.com/

                    2012 - 2013 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom4.tumblr.com/

                    2011 - 2012 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom3.tumblr.com/

                    2010 - 2011 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom2.tumblr.com/

                    2009 - 2010 Blog: http://artistsintheclassroom.tumblr.com/

                    Artists in the Classroom: http://www.artistsintheclassroom.com/

 

          •       Dance Teacher, La Carpa, San Miguel De Allende, Mexico (2005)

                   Taught a Modern dance and Theatre workshop to students ranging in age from ten to thirty. This workshop culminated in performance.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS / INDEXES

            •      Medium.com (2016)

                   "We Used To Throw Candy At The Kids."

                 

            •      Dance Education Literature and Research Descriptive Index (DELRdi)

                   The Effects of Dance in Kindergarten Curriculum. M.Ed. Thesis. UC San Diego (2008).

 

 

AWARDS / NOMINATIONS / FEATURES

             •     Hera Hub Flight Club Podcast Feature: Meaningfully Breaking the Rules in the Public Sector (2018)

             •     Luna Dance Institute's 25th Anniversary Profiles, Featured (2017)

             •     Mayor's Teacher of the Year Award Nomination (2014)

             •     SFUSD Dreamcatcher Award (2013)

             •     Luna Dance Institute's Teacher Profile, Featured (2013)

              •     SFUSD R.A.V.E. (Recognizing All Valuable Employees) Nomination (2012)

                 Sushi New Wave Showcase Emerging Artist's Sponsorship (2008)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

                 Strozzi Institute - Embodied Leadership Level 1 (2018)

                 SIY Teacher Training - Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) (2018)

                 Wisdom 2.0 & LinkedIn: New Leader Summit (2018)

 

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

            •       Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, San Diego (2009)

                   “DOC 3: Imagination”  Dimensions of Culture Writing Program at Thurgood Marshall College, Professor Chad Harris.

                    Designed and taught writing curriculum through interdisciplinary study.

                    Class Wiki: http://doc3.pbworks.com/  Collaborative Student Blogs: http://doc3c02.tumblr.com/  |  http://doc3c01.tumblr.com/ 

 

            •       Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, San Diego (2009)

                   “The Social Organization of Education”  Sociology Department, Professor Amy Binder.

                    Designed and taught sociology curriculum to undergraduate and graduate students.

                    Class Wiki: http://soc126.pbworks.com/FrontPage

 

            •       Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, San Diego (2008)

                   “Introduction to Teaching and Learning  - 128B”  Education Studies Program, Professor Caren Holtzman and Professor Kathy Melanese.

                    Taught education curriculum to beginning and pre-service teachers.

                    Class Wiki: http://eds128b.pbworks.com/   Student Discussion Board: http://eds128bartdiscussionboard.pbworks.com/

 

            •       Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, San Diego (2008)

                   “Introduction to Teaching and Learning  - 128A”  Education Studies Program, Professor Rusty Bresser.

                    Taught education curriculum to beginning and pre-service teachers.

                    Class Wiki: http://eds128a.pbworks.com/

 

            •       Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, San Diego (2007)

                   “Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy Tutoring - 134”  Education Studies Program, Professor Caren Holtzman.

                    Taught education curriculum to beginning and pre-service teachers.

                    Class Wiki: http://eds134.pbworks.com/

 

                   Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, San Diego (2007)

                   “Noise, Signal, Blot, Diagram”  Culture, Art, Technology Writing Program at Sixth College, Professor Peter John.

                    Designed and taught writing curriculum through interdisciplinary study.

                    Consulted with academic coordinators to incorporate blogging into the Core Writing Sequence.

                    Developed the use of class wikis and blogs as supplements to existing curriculum.

                    Class Wiki: http://cat3b.pbworks.com/   Individual Student Blogs: http://cat3b.pbworks.com/Student+Blogs

 

            •        Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, San Diego (2007)

                    “A History of Time,”  Culture, Art, Technology Writing Program at Sixth College, Professor Stefan Tanaka.

                    Designed and taught writing curriculum through interdisciplinary study.

 

 

WRITING / DIRECTING POSITIONS

                Writer & Director, Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention Resource Center: University of California, San Diego (2000 - 2002)

                  Co-wrote and directed The Truth Behind the Faces, a theatre production for all incoming freshman addressing Sexual Assault,

                  Eating Disorders, Alcoholism, and LGBTQ issues.  

 

  

ARTS AND SERVICE-LEARNING POSITIONS

           •      Artsbridge and Partners @ Learning (PAL) assistant, University of California, San Diego (2008) 

                  Developed print and web based media for the UCSD Artsbridge and PAL Programs.

 

 

EDUCATION OUTREACH POSITIONS 

            •      Dudley the Dinosaur Dental Health Awareness Program

                   Dr. Rawlings and Hydo Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics : San Diego, California (2003 - 2006)

                   Visited over 30 Elementary schools annually in the San Diego area, giving Dental Health Awareness Presentations.

                   Sanctioned by the American Dental Association (ADA).

 

 

INTERNSHIPS

          •      Student Teacher, Rosebank Elementary School, Kindergarten, Chula Vista Unified School District (2008)

          •      Student Teacher, Jackson Elementary School, 2nd grade, San Diego Unified School District (2008)

          •      Classroom Teaching Assistant, Jackson Elementary School, 2nd grade, San Diego Unified School District (2007 / 2008)

          •      Classroom Teaching Assistant, Florence Elementary School, 4th grade, San Diego Unified School District (2007)

          •      Classroom Teaching Assistant, McMillin Elementary School, 1st grade, Chula Vista Unified School District (2007)      

          •      Classroom Teaching Assistant, Freese Elementary School, 4th grade, San Diego Unified School District (2006) 

          •      Assistant Director to Todd Salovey, San Diego Repertory Theatre (1999)

  

 

OTHER POSITIONS

        •     Tour Guide, Rome Revealed: Rome, Italy (2002)

              Gave self-written, guided tours of St. Peters Basilica in the Vatican. Focus: Art History & Architecture

 

        •     Tutor, Score! Educational Centers (Now Kaplan Tutoring): San Diego, California (2003) 

             Tutored K-8 students in Math, Science, and Language Arts.

 

        •     Front Line Support, UC San Diego Academic Computing Services: San Diego, California (2000 - 2002)

             Supported on and off campus faculty & staff with issues of network connectivity and security.

  

 

VOLUNTEER WORK

        •     Friends of the Urban Forrest (FUF) Planter (2009 - Current)

              I plant trees in urban neighborhoods.

 

        •     Dance Teacher, The ARC of San Diego: San Diego, California (2007 - 2008)

              Taught Modern Dance to the physically and developmentally disabled.

 

        •     Bookpal, Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Encinitas, California (2005)

              Visited Ocean Knoll Elementary School, reading books aloud to 3rd grade students to promote literacy.

 

 

PANELS /  PRESENTATIONS / SINGLE-DAY WORKSHOPS / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

         •     SIY Teacher Training, Futures Without Violence, Mindful Movement | SIY Morning Wellness Activity (2018) 

         •     Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google Mountain View, Blogging In Systems (Possibilities?) (2018)

         •     Jacobs Pillow, Lunch & Learn, Pathways to Dance Education (2017)

         •     Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google Mountain View, Artists In Institutions (2017)

         •     Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google Mountain View, Teaching Without An Agenda (2016)

         •     California Dance Education Organization (CDEA) 2016 State Conference: "I am California Dance":

               Ignite Session: Round One: Topic A: Program of One: When You ARE The Program, Berkeley, CA

         •     California Dance Education Organization (CDEA) 2016 State Conference: "I am California Dance":

               Translations & Perspectives: Cultural Competence & Advocacy Across Sectors In Dance, Berkeley, CA

         •     John Muir Elementary, SFUSD | CWAE | Quiet Time Program, Quiet Yoga (2016)

         •     Luna Dance Institute, LDSI Gallery Walk, Teaching Dance in Public Schools & Blogging (2015)

         •     Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google Mountain View, Authenticity in Hierarchical Systems (2015)

         •     SFUSD Visual and Performing Arts Department, Public Utilities Commission: Water, Movement & The Brain Dance (2013)

         •     Luna Dance Institute: My Year Teaching Dance (2012)

         •     Wu Yee Children's Services: Parents, Children, and Movement (2011)

         •     SFUSD Visual and Performing Arts Department, Koret Auditorium, de Young Museum: Artists In The Classroom: 

               A blog about my first year as an itinerant teaching artist (2010)

         •     "Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy Tutoring - 134”  UCSD Education Studies Program: Teaching: The Profession (2007)

         •     "Introduction to Teaching and Learning  - 128A”  UCSD Education Studies Program: A Student Teacher's Perspective (2008)

         •     "Arts Methods" UCSD, Education Studies Program: Apertura: A dance about my experiences as a learner, 

                my developing teacher philosophy, and Howard Gardner's Eight Intelligences (2008)

         •     "Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy Tutoring  - 128B”  UCSD, Education Studies Program: A Student Teacher's Perspective (2008)

         •     "Career Planning Class" UCSD Career Services Center: Graduate Student Panel (2008)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

Conferences Attended / Trainings / Talks / Intensives

          •     Wisdom 2.0: Wisdom & Leadership: Rich Fernandez, LinkedIn, San Francisco, CA (2018)

          •     Movement and Stillness - A Silent Meditation Retreat: Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Strozzi Institute (2018)

          •     Strozzi Institute - Virtual Dojo (2018)

          •      Wisdom 2.0 & LinkedIn: New Leader Summit, Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA (2018)

          •     Strozzi Institute - Embodied Leadership Level 1 (2018)

          •     SIY Teacher Training - Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) (2018)

          •      Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google, Mountain View, California (2018)

          •      Wisdom 2.0, San Francisco, California (2018)

          •     Hera Hub: Duplicate Yourself Workshop: Felena Hanson. San Diego, CA (Feb 2018)

          •     Community Boards Mediation Training: Building Community Through Conflict Resolution: Donald Proby. San Francisco, CA (Feb 2018)

          •     Women & Money, Facilitated by Alex Cary, MA & Amy Hruby, MA (2018)

          •     SD Direct: SURGE - Mega Marketing Trends (2018)

          •     Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI): Search Inside Yourself. San Francisco, CA (2017) 

          •     Jacobs Pillow NDEO | CDEA Dance Educators Retreat (2017)

          •      Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google, Mountain View, California (2017)

          •      Wisdom 2.0, San Francisco, California (2017)

          •      Wisdom 2.0: Conscious Entrepreneurship: Gus Tai, Konda Mason, Joe Greenstein, Soren Gordhamer, LinkedIn, San Francisco, CA 

          •      Wisdom 2.0: Mindfulness In The Digital Age: Leade.rs: Loic Le Meur, Soren Gordhamer, Irene Au, Alex Tew, Parneet Pal, Tim Chang & Seth Miller, LinkedIn, San Francisco, CA

          •      Wisdom 2.0: Relationships & Dating In The Digital Age: Soren Gordhamer, Pam Costa & Arturo Bejar, OneTaste, San Francisco, CA

          •      National Dance Education Organization: Speaking With Our Feet: Advocating, Analyzing, and Advancing Dance Education, Washington D.C.

          •      Wisdom 2.0 LA | Wanderlust: The New Movement Toward Purposeful Engagement In Business And Life. Los Angeles, CA

          •      STRETCH: Realizing "Vision 2025" In The Arts. San Francisco, CA (2016)

          •      Integrated Summer Learning Institute 2016: Inventing Our Future, Oakland, CA (2016)

          •      Seeds of Awareness Symposium: Cultivating Empathy, Connection, and Awareness. La Pena Cultural Center. Berkeley, CA (2016)

          •      David Whyte: First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco. San Francisco, CA (2016)

          •      Future Shapers: Meet The Visionaries: John Renesch & Bill Shireman. Gladstone Institute. San Francisco, CA (2016)

          •      Wisdom 2.0, San Francisco, California (2016)

          •      Widompreneurs: Shift 2016: Shifting The Paradigm - For Real, Advent Software, San Francisco, CA (2016)

          •      Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google, Mountain View, California (2016)

          •      National Dance Education Organization: Standards In Action: Berkeley, CA (2016)

          •      California Dance Education Organization (CDEA) 2016 State Conference: "I am California Dance", Berkeley, CA

          •      Wisdom 2.0: The Future of Leadership & Development: Melissa Daimler, Karen May, Soren Gordhamer, Impact Hub, San Francisco, CA

          •      Wisdom 2.0: Transformative Leadership: Fred Kofman: Exploring the Art of Coaching and Team Cohesion. LinkedIn. Sunnyvale, CA

          •      Wisdom 2.0: Disconnect To Connect: Impact Hub, San Francisco, CA

          •      Code.org Workshop: Computer Science: Using Code Studio as a Teacher, GitHub, San Francisco, CA

          •      Integrated Summer Learning Institute 2015: Inventing Our Future, Oakland, CA

          •      Wisdom 2.0: An Evening with Matthieu Richard: Meditation, Happiness, and Altruism, San Francisco, California

          •      National Dance Education Organization: Engaging In The Artistic Processes: Creating, Performing, Responding, Connection, Phoenix, Arizona

          •      National Dance Education Organization: Focus On Dance Education: A Mosaic of Possibilities, Chicago, Illinois

          •      National Dance Education Organization: Focus On Dance Education: The Art and Craft of Teaching, Miami, Florida

          •      National Dance Education Organization: Many Cultures, Strength Through Diversity, Los Angeles, California

          •      Wisdom 2.0 Unconference, Google, Mountain View, California (2015)

          •      Wisdom 2.0: The Mindfulness Movement In Society: An Exploration of the Impact, Opportunities, and Challenges, San Francisco, California

          •      Wisdom 2.0: Living with Awareness, Wisdom and Compassion in the Technology Age, San Francisco, California (2013) (2014) (2015) (2016)

          •      Wisdom 2.0: Living with Awareness, Wisdom and Compassion in the Technology Age, Redwood City, California (2012)

          •      Luna Dance Institute Summer Intensive, Oakland, California

          •      TEDxSFED: mashEDup | Re-Imagine Education, San Francisco, California

            •      TEDxSF: Courage and Resilience, San Francisco, California

            •      Arts In Your Classroom 8: Making Meaning, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, California

          •      Greater San Diego Math Conference, San Diego, California
          •      California Mathematics Council Conference, Palm Springs, California

          •      SMART Board Training, Super Computer Center, UC San Diego

 

 

Roundtables

           •      Faculty Mentor Research Symposium Roundtable Presider - Social Sciences and Humanities, UC San Diego

 

Focus Groups / Committees / Memberships / Interviews / Retreats

          •     Community Boards Friendship Circle Member (2018)

            •     San Francisco Unified School District ArtsCenter Advisory Board

            •     Public Engagement For Public Schools - Teacher Interview (SF PEPS)

            •     Content Standards Retreat - Visual and Performing Arts Department, SFUSD

           •      San Francisco Unified School District Arts Education Master Plan Advisory Committee (PEEF CAC)

           •      Stakeholder Engagement: Public Education Enrichment Fund (PEEF) & Children's Fund Focus Group Participant - City of San Francisco & SFUSD

 

Research Studies

           •     Participant: Digital Collaborative Learning Communities Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education

 

Lesson Studies / Practitioner Exchanges

         •     Co-Facilitator: Creating Cultures of Dance in Schools & Centers: Luna Dance Institute (2015)

         •     Co-Facilitator: Teaching Dance in Higher Elementary: Issues of Practice & Lesson Exploration, Luna Dance Institute

 

Groups / Organizations / Affiliations

           •     TEDxSF

         •     TEDxSFED

         •     National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)

         •     California Dance Education Association (CDEA)

         •     Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI)

         •     Community Boards

         •     Wisdom 2.0

         •     Wisdom Hackers

         •     Luna Dance Institute

         •     Center for Wellness and Achievement in Education (CWAE)

         •     SFUSD Quiet Time Program

         •     Cuicacalli Dance Company

         •     Hera Hub

         •     Strozzi Institute

 

Projects

          •     UESF Education Flash Mob, Harry Bridges Plaza, Freedom Performed By UESF Members (2018)

          •     Souls of Mill Valley | Portraits of Mill Valley Locals by Christopher Dworin - Featured

          •     City of Awesome | San Francisco Muni | Todd Berman - Visual Art Contributor

 

Coaching

          •     Women & Money | Alex Cary & Amy Hruby (2018)

          •     Alex Cary | Coaching For Executives, Leaders, and Change Makers

 

Other Information 

          •     Dance Theatre Artist

          •     Working knowledge of Swiss German (spoken)

 

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