Masters in Education 1999-2000

Pepperdine University Westlake Village, CA

4.0 GPA, Phi Beta Kappa, Finished MA with CLAD Credential and Sp. Ed Cred. in one year

Certified in Oklahoma K-8 Multi and 9th English, and California K-9 Multi & Special Education

Bachelors in English/Broadcast Journalism 1991-1995

Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

One of 10 chosen out of about 3000 students to teach in Pepperdine Writing Center

4.0 in English Major, Year in London (Art History), Summer in Madrid(Spanish)


Extensive overseas and diverse cultural experiences give a broad background with which to understand students’ multiple intelligences and diverse aptitudes

International: Africa, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Luxembourg, Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, Switzerland, Norway, Belgium, Canada (all provinces), Mexico

States : Washington, California, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, Maryland, Michigan, Illinois, Georgia


Owner/President Guru-YOU! LLC


Manage all day-to-day appearances, clients, and business

President/Headmaster Mira Academy of Higher Learning


Administrate School Business, Teach all subjects, Design all brain-based individualized curriculum

Host Guru-YOU! Radio Show on Contact Talk Radio


Wrote, designed, and hosted 1 hour weekly radio show

Booked guests, Live show

Manager Bids & Proposals, Web Marketing/Strategy/Design ArmorWorks 


Develop and Write Proposals, interface with customers, web marketing Chandler, AZ

Manage Bids/Proposals Process

Team with 5 Program Managers across Aircraft, Marine, Body Armor, Transparent Armor, and Blast Attenuating Seat Systems

Coordinate Proposals with Homeland Security, Engineering, IT, Program Management, & Finance

Develop Web Marketing Strategy and Graphic Look for ArmorWorks and Subsidiaries

Tutor Power SAT Mesa, AZ


Tutored to company curriculum, High School SAT prep

Re-hired for elementary students to develop Creative Writing/Self-Esteem Building curriculum to raise grades.  Ages 8-12. 

ALL students in my classes raised grades by at least one level.  Most still communicate with me.  Many went on to win poetry and essay contests.

Analyst/Agent The Boeing Company


Employee Involvement/Lean co-lead and facilitator

Training Education Dvpt Core Team, IDS (Integrated Defense Systems) Analyst III

Procurement Agent III Mesa, AZ

Developed and Implemented training for all IDS SM&P Procedures

Worked with Subject Matter Experts to write, create and develop web courses (e-learning) to train Boeing IDS (spec. NASA/Rotorcraft/Aerospace Support/Phantom Works)

Web site design for TED (Training Education Development)

Write, edit and train on procedures for Apache Reset Quality, Ground Flight Risk, and Ground Operating Procedures

Member Quality Communications Team for IDS and Quality Employee Involvement team for IDS (create brochures, videos, plans for improvement of employees in Quality across Boeing internationally)

Write, create, develop, edit, monitor contracts, presentations, proposals,RFI's, RFQ's, RFP's, Proprietary Information Agreements, subcontract management plans (legal/technical writer)

Develop, write, and present presentations and training for Employee Involvement teams and managers across the site

Liaison between employees and management

Co-developed Boeing Mesa Site Strategic Plan

Lean Manufacturing Change Agent (CBO, MinMax, Accelerated Improvement Workshops, Six Sigma, 5-S, etc.) 

Develop, write, and present presentations and training for Employee Involvement teams and managers/leadership across the Mesa and WGA sites (and Rotorcraft and NASA SM&P)

Facilitate 25+ Self Directed and High Performance Work Teams per week

Developed SM&P new hire training plan

Training/Education chairperson for Boeing Mesa Diversity Council-Awarded Innovation in Diversity Award 2007.



Westmark School Encino, CA

US foremost school on Brain-based learning differences

Research on all aspects of brain-based learning, language learning, speech, reading, & writing

Taught  Middle School Reading, Spanish, Drama, and High School Drama, Art History 

Certified Lindamood-Bell Visualizing Verbalizing teaching methodology

Tutor for Arizona, Oklahoma, and California BAR Exam, MCAT verbal reasoning, Education Exams, SAT, ACT, and all school subjects

Thoreau Demonstration Academy Tulsa, OK

Wrote daily lesson plans, units, year long themes, agendas, directions

Taught 8th grade Math-Science Integrated curriculum

ITI master (Integrated Thematic Instruction with Susan Kovalik out of Seattle)

Brought up new students to above grade level for grades 6-8

Developed Multiple Intelligence Assessments and designed curriculum for all learning styles 

Tutor for BAR Exam, and all high school subjects including SAT Prep, MCAT, and ACT

Student Teaching


Webster Elementary, 5th Grade Malibu, CA

Tessellations Math projects

Yosemite week long field trip supervisor

Individually analyzed class of 25 for learning styles/IQ/EQ

Tutored individuals on the side

Las Colinas, 8th Grade Oxnard, CA

English/Language Arts

Developed unit on “Finding Your Passion” & Building Self-Esteem through creative writing.

Round Meadow Elementary, 1st Grade Calabasas, CA

All first grade subjects

Unit developed on Weather & Holidays

Unit developed on Rainbows and Human Diversity



KJRH-2 News NBC/KOTV-6 CBS Tulsa, OK

Wrote and Produced daily newscasts

Floor Directed, Evening Shift Supervisor Production Crew

Daycare Manager 1991-1996

The Adventure Club Malibu, CA

Responsible for all outdoor activities of daily afterschool program

Kindergarten-6th grade integrated

Curriculum included sports, athletics, brain-based/body-based learning activities

In charge of 2 locations

Nanny 1990-1991

Mayor Susan Savage & Grant Hall Tulsa, OK

Daily after school care for Emily & Elizabeth Hall

Homework help, school issues, personal issues, games & activities

Extracurricular activity transportation and support/attendance

Still in touch with family today after almost 20 years


ALL students after seeing me at least two sessions increased their grades/scores by 50%-100%.

Published Poet (Woman Made Gallery, Nature House and Transcendance 2009)

Author of 5 books on Wellness (Emotional, Physical, Mental, Relationships, & Spiritual)


Computer-Advanced User of all Microsoft applications and many others 

Strong public speaking and communications background 

Extensive Background in Retail Sales 

Intermediate/Advanced Web Design--Beginning in code 

Speak and write French and Spanish

My strength is researching and gathering all the parts into a cohesive whole

I can determine how others think, and thus how to teach them most effectively

I am “that person” whom everyone comes to for advice and an ear

Creative, Self-Starter, Team-Player, Leader, Quick Learner

REFERENCES (numbers/emails upon request)

Terence Winn, General Dynamics- Director

Anna Milligan, Former Holland Hall Counselor-College Consultant

Sheryl White, Boeing Supplier Quality and Development

Linda Campbell, Grandmother of Student

Scott Amelung, Director Supplier Management University Boeing

Tara Sutphen, World Reknowned Author,

Dick Sutphen, Founder Hypnosis Research Center

Barb Hauxwell, President Accufax

Any of my former clients

Cheree’ Hall, BOK, Tulsa, OK

Carrie Koewing, Heart Association Dir., Tulsa, OK

Susan Savage, Secretary of State, OK (and nanny client)

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