10668 Eastborne Ave., #104 Los Angeles, CA 90024  
(310) 717-4594  

Awarded educator, curriculum specialist, experienced business development consultant, and entrepreneur. 

Extensive experience in organizational strategy, staff development, and program management. A mission-focused leader and trusted self-starter dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap, empowering school systems and the talent within them to maximize their potential.

Campus Director                                                                      August 2015 to August 2016
Futures in Education, Inc. - Halstrom Academy     

• Manage all aspects of sales and operations for private school focused on 1:1 learning which serves students with unique needs in grades 6-12

• Directly supervise staff of up to 12 full and part-time employees including training, conducting performance reviews, processing payroll and facilitating all aspects of professional development

• Create and develop lasting relationships with professional resources to address student needs outside of the classroom, including therapists and clinicians 

• Meet and exceed sales goals through outreach to local schools, community and parents on the West Side of Los Angeles 

• Create and launch programs to foster campus culture and engage students in extracurricular activities including athletics programs, book clubs and support groups 

• Meet all requirements and maintain good standing with all creditors and approving organizations, including WASC, NWAC, NCAA and UC

• Maintain and update SalesForce database of over 500 to track leads and points of contact

Director of Education                                                                      May 2012 to July 2015
Franklin Educational Services                

• Matched instructors for 1:1 academic support and educational therapy to children of high-profile celebrity clientele 

• Conducted intakes and evaluated neuropsychological evaluations and IEPs to determine appropriate services and application of Laurel Springs curriculum and ensure students met grade-level academic standards

• Managed operations of learning center which provided on-site instruction to up to 12 students daily

• Created marketing and promotional materials to recruit new students and top-tier instructors

• Recruited and on-boarded all new instructors including orientation facilitation 

• Managed assignments for over 150 instructors, educational therapists, and reading specialists through ongoing supervision and instructional resources

• Lead graduate level Academic Management training workshops for all instructors

Intervention Teacher                                                             September 2010 to June 2011
Will Rogers Learning Community     

• Planned and taught Math lessons for 1st-5th grade intervention students to ensure understanding and mastery of basic concepts

• Consulted with parents, administration, and specialists to differentiate instruction and assess students’ learning 

• Incorporate developmentally appropriate classroom management strategies to accommodate a diverse student population

6th Grade Founding/Lead Math Teacher                               August 2008 to July 2010
New Los Angeles Charter School           

• Founded charter middle school focused on social justice which served socially diversepopulation of students from communities throughout Los Angeles

• Served as Department Head, ensuring students’ classroom curriculum aligned with the state standards

• Counseled and guided students to meet their academic, social, and maturational needs

• Taught elective classes including technology, knitting and yoga

Elementary School Teacher                                                  August 2006 to August 2008
Frank Del Olmo Elementary School                      

• Recognized as Most Effective Teacher (value-added) by Los Angeles Times based on California Standards Tests scores

• Planned and implemented lessons across content areas including Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, with a language development emphasis

• Developed, designed, and instructed English Language Development to English Language Learners.

• Collaborated with grade-level team and administrators weekly to evaluate student performance and ensure consistency

Elementary School Teacher                                                  August 2004 to August 2006
Commonwealth Avenue Elementary School     

• Provided instruction to 1st and 3rd grade students in underserved community of Los Angeles  

• Engaged with parents and incorporated them into school events and classroom activities to build community

• Evaluated student progress and conducted ongoing assessments to inform future instruction for 20 students

Web Designer and Content Developer                         August 2001 to September 2003
Interactive Multi-Media Exercises (IMMEX) 

• Created informational publications which instructed teachers on methods to incorporate technology into the classroom

• Developed and delivered comprehensive technology and web design training workshops to over 15 teachers

• Partnered with teachers to develop their own websites for classroom use including syllabi, assignments and assessments


• Proficient with both Windows and Mac Operating Systems

• Software: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, BestNotes, UCLA and teaching related programs

• Conversational Spanish, Taiwanese; Beginner Mandarin, Japanese

• Classically trained violinist (Jonas Brothers, DaKah Hip-Hop, Mos Def, Common, UCLA Symphony Orchestra)


Masters of Education

California Teaching Credential:       Multiple Subject Credential (Kindergarten-6th Grade)


Bachelor of Science:                       Psychobiology