Results-driven and strong dynamic visionary leader providing more than 20 years of administrative and academic leadership in institutions of higher learning both in the public and private sectors, successful administrator, dean, director, member of President/Superintendent’s executive committees, and professor in, educational & organizational leadership, organizational behavior, business planning, global diversity; calibrated Teacher Performance Assessor; proven instructional leader in public and private education. Proven track record of achievement designing and implementing effective communication strategies to support the goals and mission of the institution. Established network connections with Executive & Instructional Leaders in San Francisco Bay Area. Exhibit strong analytical, research, creative problem solving, decision-making, and visionary academic leadership abilities in higher education; unique combination of education and business savvy; and exceptional team-building and interpersonal relationship skills.
Areas of Excellence:
Strong, Dynamic, Collaborative, Supportive Administrative Leadership • Strategic Management in improving Profitability and Enrollment • Innovation & Creativity • Organizational Leadership • Organizational Development • Process Improvement • Change Management • Performance Management • Strategic Planning • Fiscal Management • Career Education • Program Management • Recruitment • Policy/Procedure Compliance & Accreditation • Project Management • Graduate Instruction in Educational Leadership • Instructional Design & Action Research • Academic Supervision & Evaluation • Graduate Student Advising • Effective Facilitator • Team Focused • Active Listener • Public & Corporate Higher Education • Athletic Administration • Teacher Training & Development •Curriculum Design • Computer Technology • Oral & Written Communication • Creative Sense of Humor
January 2012 to Present
I teach graduate and undergraduate classes in the College of Liberal Studies in Organizational Leadership; Ethics; Critical Thinking and Communication. Trained as a online and blended learning instructor utilizing ECollege format.
July 2011 to Present
Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of Organizational leadership; Organization change; Management; Critical thinking; Communication; Research; Career preparation.
Dean of Graduate Studies & Advisement, Keller Graduate School of Management
August 2009 to August 2011
DeVry Univesity, Dean of Graduate Studies and Advisement 8/09-to 8/11
Keller Graduate School of Management, Bay Area Metro
Demonstrate strong, dynamic academic and administrative leadership
Encourage teaching and learning excellence for students and faculty
Support invovation, creativity and embrace growth and change for all graduate programs
Ensure student learning outcomes are present, assessed and used for improvement of student learning
Work with students, faculty and staff in a manner that makes them feel valued and respected
Solicit feedback from graduate students and faculty for continuous improvement
Provide students with the guidance and support that enables the student to successfully graduate in a timely manner
Ensure the students’ academic needs are matched to the appropriate graduate programs
Ensure curriculum is lead by practitioner faculty that deliver academic quality in the classroom
Develop and coordinate a centralized graduate course schedule for all metro locations
Provide communications to students, staff, faculty and administration about the Keller Graduate programs
Monitor compliance to graduate processes, accreditation, policies and procedures
Support student enrollment and persistence goals
Review academic policies, render decisions for student appeals and program changes
Recruit, screen and hire highly qualified professors for specific subject areas
Maintain adequate academic support services for students and faculty regarding appeals, and academic integrity reviews; tutorials, and remedial and course improvement assistance
Schedule periodic faculty observations to maintain academic quality assurance in the classroom
Interface with all departments and locations to ensure delivery of accurate and current Keller programs
Ensure costs of the Keller programs remain within budget
District Administrator/Director of Adult & Community Communication
December 2003 to June 2009
Fremont Union High School District 12/03-9/08
Director of Adult and Community Education (Administrator)
• Served five fully accredited high schools, and over 30,000 culturally and ethnically diverse life-long learners
• Supported the mission and vision of the Fremont Unified School District
• Responsible for the educational programs that ensured successful life-long learning for students in pursuit of job related courses; training courses or enrichment courses in Adult Basic Education (Literacy), Adult Secondary Education (GED, H.S. Diploma), Citizenship, ESL, Older Adults Program (Seniors), Parent Education and Career Technical Education
• Responsible for profit and losses; oversee operations; support managing directors; monitor monthly/annual forecasting of staffing, enrollments, and operational costs and controlling and managing a $5,000.000 budget
• Created timely and accurate monthly and annual reports
• Attended all Board of Education meetings for the Fremont Union High School District; reported outcome of decisions related to adult education to staff, administration, board members, parents, students and community members
• Strong understanding of human resources requiring the selection and placement of classified and certificated employees
• Member of the Fremont Union High School District CSEA Negotiation Committee, requiring understanding of labor relations, contract law and employee performance evaluations
• Member of the District Administrative Negotiation Team, to ratify collective bargaining agreement between the district and the AFT Adult Education Teachers Union.
• Member of the Superintendent’s Administrative Cabinet, involved with committees to govern administrative decisions made at each of the five high schools and adult education program
• Responsible for professional development of faculty and staff and curriculum development of adult education programs
• Managing and controlling all categorical funds for a five million dollar budget
College Campus Chair/Professor
September 1989 to June 1995
University of Phoenix, College of Education, Northern California 3/01-11/03
Campus College Chair (Administrator)
Administrator in charge of coordinating the accreditation process for Northern California with the North Central Association and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for approval to sponsor the K-12 credentialing program at the University of Phoenix in California
Responsible for the supervision and development of curriculum and instruction, course approvals, and the certification and training of faculty in both the Masters of Education and Teacher Education Programs
Chief trainer in the faculty certification process responsible for, recruiting, training and evaluating new faculty, as well as perform administrative reviews for veteran faculty.
To recruit, train and supervise UOP student teacher supervisors
Supervised and evaluated the Credential Analyst and the Program Managers for student teacher placement
Administered curriculum development for the SB2042 teaching credential process for Northern California
Responsible for securing affiliation agreements with school districts, interpreting contracts, laws, arbitration, and dealing with legal services and budget
Calibrated by CCTC as a Teacher Performance Assessor for Tasks 1-4 for SB2042 compliance
Served as a professor in the College of Education
University of Phoenix, College of Arts and Social Sciences 3/00-3/01
Campus College Chair (Administrator)
Responsibilities for the supervision and development of curriculum and instruction, course approvals, the recruitment, training and certification of faculty in the College of Arts and Social Sciences programs
Administrator in charge of the Introductory Course Sequence Faculty Certification process and the Critical Thinking Faculty Certification process
Served as a professor in the College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Phoenix
Assigned as a full time faculty member for the university
Taught both graduate and under graduate courses in the areas of teacher education K-12 for multiple subject, single subject and internship credentials, and masters of education
Taught courses in critical thinking, human nutrition, humanities, organizational leadership, business & management, organizational behavior and development, and general studies.
Faculty Service Administrator, East Bay Campuses 11/98-3/00
Serve as the Academic administrator in charge of five East Bay campuses
Responsible for overseeing 1500 students, and over 200 faculty. Responsible for faculty and student issues, grade grievances, conflict resolution and the training, supervision and evaluation of adjunct faculty.
Coordinator of Faculty Development 5/95-11/98
Recruited faculty for the Department of Academic Affairs
Administrator in charge of recruitment, assessment, training, and reviewing of faculty in Northern California.
College Professor/Head Coach
September 1989 to June 1995
California State University Hayward 9/88-9/96
In the Department of Kinesiology, taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of sports management, pedagogy, theory of sport, elementary and secondary (K-12) teacher education, and health wellness and recreation
In the General Studies Department, taught the Freshman Colloquium course in the area of developing learning skills and team building skills for entering students
Served as the instructional leader and Head Coach for the Women’s Collegiate Basketball Program, responsible for supervising, evaluating, scheduling, recruiting, teaching and monitoring all aspects of the program.
September 1969 to June 1989
Newark Unified School District
Elementary School Teacher 9/88-6/89
Physical Education Specialist all grade levels
Newark Unified School District
Newark Memorial High School, Vice Principal 9/87-6/88
Duties included the responsibilities for student discipline, attendance and teacher evaluations
Newark High School 9/73-6/77
Newark Memorial High School 6/84-6/88
Administrator-in-charge of developing a 1.3 million dollar sports complex at Newark Memorial High School
Responsible for the athletic programs with 2,000 students and 32 coaches covering 17 sports.
Enforced athletic standards, regulations, and eligibility; coordinate fundraising and booster club activities
Athletic representative to principal’s executive staff; chaired league meetings
Managed use of sports complex, including budget preparation and control
Served as liaison between school and parents, media, board of education, and community outreach programs and activities
High School Teacher 9/69-6/88
Newark High School
Newark Memorial High School
Responsible for teaching grade levels 9-12 in the subject areas of Social Science, Health and Safety, and Physical Education.
Director of Community Swim Program 6/70-9/86
Administered Red Cross Certified swim program and Sponsored Swim Competitions for 17,000 K-12 children and adults in the Newark Community for over 15 years. Director of Community based program in charge of curriculum and instruction, staffing, training, evaluation, budgeting and certification of employees, students and adults.
Doctorate in Organizational Leadership
January 1992 to January 1995
Masters in Educational Administration
January 1986 to January 1988
Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology/Social Science
Areas of Excellence: Strong, Dynamic, Collaborative, Supportive Administrative Leadership • Strategic Management in improving Profitability and Enrollment • Innovation & Creativity • Organizational Leadership • Organizational Development • Process Improvement • Change Management • Performance Management • Strategic Planning • Fiscal Management • Career Education • Program Management • Recruitment • Policy/Procedure Compliance & Accreditation • Project Management • Graduate Instruction in Educational Leadership • Instructional Design & Action Research • Academic Supervision & Evaluation • Graduate Student Advising • Effective Facilitator • Team Focused • Active Listener • Public & Corporate Higher Education • Athletic Administration • Teacher Training & Development •Curriculum Design • Computer Technology • Oral & Written Communication • Creative Sense of Humor
ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND HONORS
Selected the Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2007
Awarded the outstanding teacher of the year for the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Phoenix, Northern California, October, 2007
Thomas Hurd Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000
Awarded to the outstanding teacher of the year for University of Phoenix, Northern California, April 22, 2000
Honored for Contributions to the Northern Exposure “Excellence in Education” Conferences February, 2000 and 2001, University of Phoenix, Northern California
Co-author of a Field-Initiated Studies Educational Research Grant
Submitted to the California Department of Education for Secondary Education, September 15, 2000
Phi Delta Kappa Outstanding Educator nominee 1995-96, Cal State University Hayward
Cal State University Hayward Doctoral Fellowship 1992-1995
Honored by the Board of Education’s issuance of a formal Proclamation in recognition of my
Contributions toward the realization of a $1.3 million sports complex at Newark Memorial High School in 1988
Selected as the 1988 NCSSAD Western Regional Athletic Director of the Year (National Council of Secondary School Athletic Directors) in conjunction with the National Association for Sports & Physical Education (NASPE) and represented 11 western states at the national convention.
Selected as the 1988 California State Athletic Director of the Year by the California State Athletic Directors Association from a group of 1,150 candidates.
Selected Coach of the Year, Honor Coach of the Year, East Bay Coach of Year, Girls Basketball, Newark Memorial High School 1983-86
DeVry University, Executive Leadership Team Becker Professional Education
Bay Area Metro Alameda County Chamber of Commerce
Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs California Ad. Ed. Administrators Assoc.
Association of California School Administrators California Council for Adult Education
California Association for Bilingual Education Silicon Valley Alliance
Credential Counselors and Analyst of California North County Literacy Alliance
California Teachers Association
California Athletic Directors Association CONNECT Jobseeker Committee member
Doctoral Dissertation, University of San Francisco, “Effective Fund Raising Strategies at the Division II Collegiate Level”.
Editor, “Head of the Class”, Newsletter, produced by the College of Education, University of Phoenix, Northern California; quarterly publication.
Developed and produced, training materials for faculty and staff, for the College of Education to support SB2042 compliance.
Editor for publications posted to the University of Phoenix, College of Education Website.
CREDENTIALS AND CERTIFICATION
Cal State University Hayward
California Secondary Teaching Credential Life
California Pupil Personnel Credential 1978-1981
University of San Francisco
Professional Clear Administrative Credential 2004-2010
Preliminary Administrative Credential 1996-2001
CLAD Certification 1995
University of Phoenix
Introductory Course Sequence Certification 1999
Critical Thinking Certification 2000
Student Teacher Supervisor Certification 2001
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
CBEST Certification 1986
Teacher Performance Assessor, Certification, Task 1,2,3,4 2003-2004