Desire to continue to motivate students in a positive way through a love of fashion. Possess a unique background of teaching and experience, Sensitive to needs of all students.
Developed a project based fashion program to enable students to create their own niche in the fashion world. Used a variety of teaching methods including texts, fashion magazines, DVDs, field trips and fashion shows.
Designed specific units.on color, textiles, design, retailing, visual merchandising, careers, and business. Course was articulated with Palomar College and awarded a/g accreditation in the UC system.
Implemented the first Virtual Enterprise class to Carlsbad High School.
Established all curriculum, projects and field trips.
Assisted students with all aspects of development of their chosen business.
Articulated with Mira Costa College and students received high school Economics credit for the course.
Together with a partner built a nationwide company that designed, manufactured and sold unique women's clothing.
Responsible for management of two successful retail stores and supervised a team of national sales representatives. Responsible for finances, buying, employee hiring, staff development, promotions, and community relations.
Credentials, California Single Subject, Social Science
Career Technical Education, emphasis Fashion and Business
Distinguished Teacher Award 2006
Outstanding Educational Award for Virtual Enterprise 2007
Raised over $10,000 for Carlsbad High ROP Fashion Program
"The Fashion Club" Boys and Girls Club, Carlsbad, September, 2012 present.
Teacher Assistant, Parkdale Ln. Encinitas, CA. 2007 to present.
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