Teacher. Leader. Learner. Collaborator.


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Overview

I teach mathematics so that my students might reason soundly and wonder deeply. My experience ranges from secondary classroom teacher to graduate school instructor, from curriculum writer to professional development content provider. I have a passion for helping students and teachers.

Experience

2004/14
2005/14
2008/14
2012/14
2014
Mathematics Instructor
Mathematics Department Chair
Math/Science Division Leader
Director of Curriculum and Technology Integration
Director of Academics, K-12
Fresno Christian Schools




2010/14 Mathematics Education Consultant Reason and Wonder Consulting
2010/14 Mathematics Instructor Fresno Pacific University
2009/12 Research Fellow AIMS Education Foundation

Education

2011
2008
2004
2003
Master of Arts, Mathematics
Master of Arts, Education
Single Subject Credential, Mathematics
Bachelor of Science, General Mathematics
California State University, Fresno
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno Pacific University
UCLA

Interests & Specialities

Assessment, curriculum development, mathematical habits of mind, mathematics education technology, online collaboration, professional development, secondary mathematics education, teaching through problem solving

Publications

2012
2011
2011
2010
Solving Equations by Working Backwards
Writing and Simplifying Expressions
Guesswork
Ready, Set, Flip!
AIMS Education Foundation
AIMS Education Foundation
AIMS Education Foundation
AIMS Education Foundation

Presentations

2014




CCSSM: High School Statistics and Probability (Day 2)
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 9)
CCSSM: Middle School Statistics and Probability (Day 1)
CCSSM: High School Statistics and Probability (Day 1)
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 8)
Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
Clovis, CA
Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
2013







CCSSM: High School Algebra and Functions
CCSSM: High School Statistics and Probability
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 7)
CCSSM: High School Statistics and Probability
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 6)
FCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 9)
Algebra University
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 5)
VHEA; Fresno, CA
CUSD; Clovis, CA
Lemoore, CA
VHEA; Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
Selma, CA
FUSD; Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
2012












FCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 8)
Algebra University
Algebra University
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 4)
Algebra University
FCOE CaMSP Grant, Summer Intensive (Year 3)
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Summer Intensive (Year 2)
CCSSM: Middle School Geometry
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 3)
Introducing the TI-Nspire (STEM Conference)
FCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 6)
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 2)
Introducing the TI-Nspire
Selma, CA
FUSD; Fresno, CA
FUSD; Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
FUSD; Fresno, CA
Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
FCOE; Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
Clovis, CA
Selma, CA
Lemoore, CA
Lemoore, CA
2011





FCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 5)
Nspiring Navigations in Mathematics (CMC North)
FCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 4)
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Follow-up (Day 1)
FCOE CaMSP Grant, Summer Intensive (Year 2)
KCOE CaMSP Grant, Summer Intensive (Year 1)
Selma, CA
Asilomar, CA
Selma, CA
Lemoore, CA
Fresno, CA
Lemoore, CA
2010


Imagine: Wikipedia for Mathematics Assessments (CMC North)
Introducing the TI-Nspire (ACSI Convention)
Nspired Motion in Algebra 1 (T3 Regional Conference)
Asilomar, CA
Sacramento, CA
Bakersfield, CA
2009 Developing Mathematical Discourse... On a Budget (CMC North) Asilomar, CA
2008 Graphing the Six Trigonometric Functions (CMC North) Asilomar, CA
2007 Introducing the TI-Navigator! (CMC North) Asilomar, CA

Professional Affiliations

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
California Mathematics Council
Association of Christian Schools International

Related Skills

Proficient to advanced with the following applications and technologies:
Beamer, Camtasia, Desmos, Evernote, Excel, Fathom, GeoGebra, Geometer’s Sketchpad, Google Apps for Education, Keynote, LaTeX, Mac iOS, Mac OS X, Mathematica, Numbers, Pages, PowerPoint, SMART Board, TI-84 Handhelds, TI-Navigator, TI-Nspire Handhelds and Computer Software, TI-SmartView, Windows, Word, WordPress

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