Education

  • Psy.D., Organizational Development, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant University, Fresno, 2012
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, National University, Fresno, 2007
  • B.A., Drama, University of California, Irvine, 1985
  • Professional Clear Specialist Credential in Special Education
  • Clear Resource Specialist Certificate of Competence
  • Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Clear Cross Cultural Language and Academic Development
  • Emotional Disturbance Added Authorization
  • Certificate of Eligibility for the Administrative Services Credential

Publications & Presentations

  • Presentations
  • 2016 Mental Health First Aid for Adults,8 hour training Fresno Pacific University
  • 2016 North Eastern Modern Language Association | Hartford, CT Annual Conference Panel Presentation“Your Papers Are Due at 3; My Panic Attack is at 4; Mental Illness in the Academy”
  • 2015 Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education | Eugene, OR Triennial Conference“Restorative Justice: Evolving Practices for Special Education Students”
  • 2015 Merced County Office of Education “Discipline That Restores” 8 hour training Center for Professional Development, Fresno Pacific University
  • 2014 Stronger Together: Joni & Friends Disabilities Summit | Fresno, CA Conference “Restoring Relationships in Today’s Classroom”“Christian Beliefs, Professional Ethics and Teacher Disposition”
  • 2013, 2014 Willow International College | Clovis, CA “Mental Health Needs in Children & Youth”
  • 2013 Conference on Character & Civic Education | Fresno, CA Annual Conference“Christian Beliefs, Professional Ethics and Teacher Disposition”
  • 2008 Mental Health America | Clovis, CA “Emotional Disturbance in the Secondary Classroom”
  • Publications
  • Christian Leader Magazine | January 2015 “What if Your Child is the Bully?” pp. 15-16
Teaching at FPU gives me the best of two of my greatest passions: My love for Jesus Christ and my gift of exhortation. When I am able to work with students, giving of myself to help them achieve higher than they ever thought possible and can freely share my belief in the awesomeness of God, then I am living out the life I believe He has planned for me.