Teaching

2011

Women and Pshychobiology 357. Teaching assistant for Dr. Nancy Kenney. Attended all lectures, held office hours, and graded papers for a class of 150 students. Spring Quarter. University of Washington, Seattle.

Women and International Economic Development 345. Teaching assistant for Dr. Priti Rammamurthy where I attended all lectures, graded essays, held office hours and mentored students on feminist development concepts. Winter. University of Washington, Seattle.

Women and Pshychobiology 357. Teaching assistant for Dr. Nancy Kenney. Attended all lectures, held office hours, and graded papers for a class of 150 students. Fall Quarter. University of Washington, Seattle.

2010

Gender and Popular Culture 251. Teaching assistant for Dr. Michelle Habell-Pallan. Assisted in the creation of course syllabus, lectured, graded, created exams and instrumental in creating final course assignment. Spring. University of Washington, Seattle.

Women and International Economic Development 345. Teaching assistant for Dr. Priti Rammamurthy where I attended all lectures, graded essays, held office hours and mentored students on feminist development concepts. Winter. University of Washington, Seattle.

2009

Women’s 200: Introduction to Women Studies. Teaching assistant for Dr. Aanerud, planned and facilitated section discussions on reading and lecture material. Winter. University of Washington, Seattle.

Seattle Fandango Project in Youngstown cultural Arts Center. Organized and facilitated song, music and dance workshops in the son Jarocho Fandanguero for community of all ages and backgrounds in collaboration with The Experience Music Project, KEXP and the Simpson Center. June-August. Seattle, WA.

Seattle Fandango Project at the University of Washington Seattle. Organized and facilitated song, music and dance workshops in the son Jarocho Fandanguero for college students in The School of Music in collaboration with the Experience Music Project, KEXP and the Simpson Center. April-August. Seattle, WA.

2008

Music in the City. Art in the Park: The Lalo Guerrero School of Music. Developed and lectured curriculum on the history of Chicano music for youth ages 12-17. June. Los Angeles, CA.

2006

Alternative Education and Community building. Lecturer, Songwriting workshop facilitator with School of Education. Instructor Dr. Roberto Flores. Pacific Oaks College. Pasadena, CA.

2004

Music and dance demonstrations, lessons for adults, families and children of all ages and background. The Smithsonian Center for Folk Life and Cultural Heritage annual American Festival: Music in Latino Culture Program. April 5 – July 11. Washington, D.C.

Los Angeles Unified School District. Substitute teacher for K-6, responsible for implementing curriculum, discipline and grading for absent teacher. Los Angeles, CA.

1999-2003

Los Angeles Center for Education Research (LACER). Program Coordinator for Irving Middle School site where I was responsible for hiring, training and paying staff of twenty employees. LACER provided afterschool instruction in jazz, art, dance, computer and homework help for middle school youth. Los Angeles, CA.

1997

Encuentro Cultural Chican@ Indigena por La Humanidad y en Contra del Neoliberalismo. Encuentro/Conference organizer, conducted songwriting and dance workshops. Also assisted theatre artist Richard Montoya (Culture Clash) in Teatro workshops in a cultural exchange with the rebel Mayan communities. August. Chiapas, Mexico.