March 2018 - Present (2 years 1 months)

Senior Director, Educator Engagement

P O W E R S C H O O L Other | Secondary , Primary Folsom, CA California United States

Oversees network of over 50 User Groups, manages the Academic Advisory Boards and all Lobbyist efforts for the corporation. Through these efforts, I support the 45 million students across 70 countries served through marketing our software solutions, professional learning opportunities and producing events.

August 2017 - Present (2 years 8 months)

Chief Maverick

Maverick Learning Other | Adult Education , Secondary , Higher Education , Primary Placentia California United States

My freelance educational transformation firm through which I provide project and program-based consulting with nonprofits, schools, districts and other organizations to transform learning.

August 2009 - August 2018 (9 years 0 months)


California Student Media Festival Administrator | Secondary , Primary Walnut Creek California United States

I served as director of the California Student Media Festival, the nation's oldest festival of its kind for nearly a decade. Every year, we celebrate student creativity by honoring the best student media in the state. More information at www.mediafestival.org.

January 2005 - August 2017 (12 years 7 months)


C U E Other | Adult Education , Secondary , Higher Education , Primary Walnut Creek California United States

Managed team of staff, volunteers and consultants to execute the vision of the board of directors to achieve the nonprofit’s mission of inspiring innovative learners. Managed budget and oversaw all events, programs, advocacy, communications and member engagement. Led rebranding effort and shifted from a single event per year to over 200, successfully diversifying revenue streams. Grew organization revenue, membership & attendance by 500%.

November 2000 - January 2005 (4 years 2 months)

Coordinator, Educational Technology

Orange County Department Of Education Administrator | Secondary , Primary Costa Mesa California United States

Coordinated educational technology programs across 30 districts including over 500,000 students. Oversaw teams of consultants, trainers and teachers to provide on-site and virtual professional development. Personally led over 250 trainings, workshops and academies.

August 1994 - November 2000 (6 years 3 months)

Teacher, Co-Department Chair, Tech Mentor

Costa Mesa High School Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Secondary Costa Mesa California United States

Teacher, English, Science Fiction Lit, and Web Design. Dept. and Site Council co-chair.


Adobe Products
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nonprofit management

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