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California High School

Ms. T.'s Bio


Education and Credentials

California High School, Alumna, 1975

Biola University, BA Art, 1981

Biola University, Teaching Credential, 1987: 

     Art/English/Photography/Intro Social Science

California State University, Long Beach, MA Art, 2003

National Board Certification, Art, 2004, renewed 2013



Teaching Experience

California High School, 1992 - present 

     Current Teaching Assignment:
     Art 1, Video&Cinematic Arts
     Past Teaching Assignments:
     Art 1, Art 2, Art 3, AP Art History, AP Studio Art, Contemporary Art,
     Video Production, Ceramics, English I
Whittier College 2009, National University, 2010–2014: Adjunct Arts Integration
Rio Hondo 2018: Adjunct Art 101
Calif. State Univ. Long Beach 2019: Adjunct Art 300




Professional Memberships

California Art Education Association

National Art Education Association

New Hampshire Art Educators Association



Mentor/Peer Coach

Walnut Valley Consortium Induction Program, 2016-2018

     Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) Support Provider

Cerritos Community College, Cerritos, 2015: 

     Master Teacher—Student Observation

Biola University, La Mirada, 2010-2015: 

     Master Teacher—Student Observation

California State University, Fullerton, 2008-2014: 

     National Board Candidate Support Provider

     Master Teacher -- Student Teacher, Student Observation

Online List-Serves for National Board Certification, 2004-present: 

     National Board Candidate Support Provider

California State University, Long Beach, 1994-2017: 

     Master Teacher—Student Teacher, Student Observation



Professional Collaboration

California Department of Education (CDE)

     Instructional Quality Commission (IQC), 2017-2020

          Chair VAPA Subject Matter Committee (SMC)

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)/

     Pearson CalTPA Review, 2016

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

     VAPA Stakeholders Meeting (ETS/CDE), 2015

Field Test National Board Certification Content Knowledge Assessments, 2014

State/National Standards Correlation Project

     The California Arts Project (TCAP)/CDE, 2014

School Site Technology Committee, 2014-15

District Open Educational Resource (OER) Task Force, 2013-2014

District Faculty Art Show "Making Art , Teaching Art," 2009

PTA Reflections Chair, 2001

School Site Council (multiple years)

District Curriculum Improvement Team (CIT), 1994-2010