Beverly Hills High School English Department
Highlights newspaper/website adviser
Watchtower yearbook adviser
Category Archives: About Me
National High School Journalism Convention, San Diego, Calif, April 2014:
- Staying sane: advising multiple publications
- Introduction to multimedia
Sept. 2011-Current: Beverly Hills High School, Beverly Hills, Calif.
English Dept.: Beginning Journalism, Advanced Journalism, Yearbook
ROP Teacher: Desktop Publishing
Highlights Newspaper Adviser: Second place high school newspapers from the Los Angeles Press Club 2011-12, NSPA First Class 2012 (with mark of distinction in Content/Coverage), Pacemaker Finalist 2012, Pacemaker 2012
beverlyhighlights.com Advsier: NSPA First Class 2012 (with marks of distinction in Content/Coverage and Design/Navigation), eighth place Best in Show (Fall 2012 NHSJ Convention)
Watchtower Yearbook Adviser
National High School Journalism Conference participant: Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2013, Spring 2014
August 2011: Journalism Education Association
Outreach Program participant
September 2007-June 2011: South Gate High School, South Gate, Calif.
Core English Teacher: 9, 10, 11
Rambleback Yearbook Adviser, 2007-11: NSPA First Class, 2009, 2010, 2011 (two marks of distinction in Photography and Content/Coverage)
Rambler Newspaper Adviser, 2009-10
School Site Council President, 2010-11
Media and Communications Lead Teacher, 2010-11
September-December 2006: Culver City Middle School, Culver City, Calif.
Student Teacher: grades 6-7
January-May 2006: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School, Crenshaw, Calif.
Co-teacher: grade 3
Other professional certifications: Certified Journalism Educator from JEA
Post-graduate: Career Technical Education credential, 2011
Graduate studies: Pepperdine University, MAE, Clear California Teaching Credential (English Language Arts, Introductory Art), 2007
Undergraduate studies: Pitzer College, BA, 2005
Majors: Sociology (honors), Studio Art (emphasis in photography)
Study abroad: London, England. Focus in journalism.
High School: Beverly Hills High School, 2001