Degrees and Certifications:
Hello and welcome to our class. I hope to get to know each of you as the year progresses, so I'll start with a little information about myself. While in high school I earned a National Science Foundation Scholarship to attend Cal State LA during my junior and senior year. I was allowed to leave campus during the school day to drive to CSULA and perform research in a small lab in the area of organic chemistry. I loved it. After graduating from high school I earned my bachelor's degree from USC. It was challenging but there was still time for a lot of fun. I was involved with the Trojan Marching Band, concert choir, yearbook, and student government. I earned my teaching credential through the University of LaVerne while substitute teaching in Chino Valley. My first full time teaching assignment was at Don Lugo. While at Lugo, I taught astronomy, physics and earth science. I came to Ayala in time to see the first class graduate! I enjoy sharing my knowlege of chemistry as it is my passion. I hope you find the class challenging and rewarding.