Bio | Resume

"Wow, how did you get a job like that?"  Like most people I meet on the set and elsewhere, I used to have no idea that the job of Studio Teacher even existed.

That all changed in the Fall of 2002, when I was teaching 8th Grade English in Los Angeles and one of my students took an extended absence to star in a movie.  After coordinating with his Studio Teacher during the following months, I knew it was the job for me and decided to go for it!

Two years later, after earning an additional teaching credential and my Studio Teacher's license, I landed my first studio teaching job on the theatrical production of "Peter Pan."  Since then, I've met many amazing kids, parents and co-workers, and I always appreciate that my job is both fun and rewarding.

Over the past 14 years, I've met many other studio teachers who are helpful, responsible, and pleasant to work with.  In the event that I'm not available for your production, or if you need multiple studio teachers due to a large number of children on the set, I will be happy to find and recommend teachers who are available.

RESUME (also available in PDF format)

California STUDIO TEACHER / Welfare Worker – License No. STC-35704
California Multiple Subject (Grades K–6) Teaching Credential with C.L.A.D. emphasis
California Single Subject (Grades 7-12) Teaching Credential – English with C.L.A.D. emphasis.
Member of the IATSE Studio Teachers Union - Local 884

Mount St. Mary’s College (Los Angeles, CA) Master of Science in Education, 2007
Mount St. Mary’s College (Los Angeles, CA) Credential Program for Education, 2003
Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA) B.A., Cum Laude, Literature and Economics, 1999
University of Sussex (Brighton, England) Claremont McKenna College Study Abroad Program, 1998

Subjects taught
English (all levels), Mathematics (through Algebra II), Spanish I, Social Studies, General Science, Physics, Computers, Physical Education, Government, Economics, Misc. Electives, and all Elementary subjects.

Work history
Studio Teacher / Welfare Worker (Present)
English Teacher, Grades 8 & 10
Substitute Teacher, Grades 4-12
Marketing Analyst
Writing Consultant
Computer Lab Consultant
California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies
Los Angeles Unified School District, Inc.
Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Claremont McKenna College Writing Center
Claremont McKenna College

Studio Experience (See Clients page for additional credits)
American Idol
America's Got Talent
78th Annual Academy Awards
Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?
Deal Or No Deal
The Dog Whisperer
Dude, What Would Happen
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Jonas Brothers
Joseph/Technicolor Dreamcoat
Law & Order: SVU
Peter Pan
Selena Gomez
Zoey 101
Television & Print Advertisements
National Geographic
Cartoon Network
Warner Bros
Pantages Theater
Peter Pan Company II
People Magazine
Mattel, Target, JC Penney, Gap, Guess, Disney

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