If you're not currently teaching, what are you focused on?:
Leadership, program design, program development
Adult basic education and adult secondary education
basic literacy and math and English as a second language, language arts, social studies, science, mathematical reasoning
How many years have you been teaching?:
I began my career in education as a volunteer in a beginning ESL class at a library in 1998, just a few months after graduating with a Bachelor's in political science. I got some teaching and tutoring experience and then studied education in graduate school. I had a fellowship in Ethiopia at university and a teaching position Mexico at a university in Oaxaca. I worked at the Colorado Department of Education providing technical assistance and training to adult education programs for 6 1/2 years. Now I am an education program administrator at a local non-profit organization.