Congratulations to all of our Alumni for these exciting news items!
Halyna Kornuta, EdD ’01 is the Provost Accreditation Liason Officer at John Paul the Great Catholic University.
Ann Marie (Morris) Stefano, MEd '06 is married to Frankie Stefano, restaurant owner of Stefano's. They have two large Newfoundland dogs, Hagrid and Aurora. After six years of teaching in Nevada, Texas and California, Ann Marie has joined Illuminate Education Inc., a data management solutions company for schools across the country!
Edoho Awaih, MEd TESOL '07 is a resources teacher at Valle Lindo Elementary School.
Cleophus Harris, MEd TESOL '07 works at Anza Elementary with a multilevel parent group.
Katie Ray Jones, MA '07 is President of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and National Dating Abuse Helpline.
Emily Liebenberg, SS English '07 was voted teacher of the year by her colleagues at Construction Tech Academy at Kearny High.
Ery Millan-Coffey, MEd TESOL '07 is an instructor at California Baptist University and La Sierra University in Riverside.
Stephanie Oliveri, MEd TESOL '07 is a 4th grade teacher at Harborside Elementary in Chula Vista.
Mario Garibay, MA '08 has been named Student Conduct Officer at University of California, Irvine.
Erin Nelson Kegan, MEd Literacy '08 is a 1st grade teacher at Dailard Elementary in San Diego.
Jedediah Adler, MEd TESOL '09 is working at the International School of Macaé, Rio de Janero, Brazil.
Brett Banducci, MEd TESOL '09 is a 9th and 10th grade World History Teacher at the International School of Panama.
Raquel Benguiat, MA '09 is the assistant director of development in the office of corporate and foundation relations at the University of California, San Diego.
Rachel Crocker Herrera, MEd TESOL '09 is an ESL instructor at the International English Academy in Redondo Beach.
Jasmine Williams, MEd TESOL '09 is an English Montessori Teacher with the Latin American Montessori Bilingual (LAMB) Public Charter School in Washington, DC.
Alissa Aysha, MEd TESOL '10 is working in Kuwait in the area of Curriculum Design and Assessment.
Pamela Flagg, MEd TESOL '10 is an algebra I and geometry teacher at El Cajon Valley High School.
Robert Gailey, PhD '10 was awarded the Emerging Leader Alumni Award from Eastern Nazarene College and has been granted a sabbatical from Point Loma Nazarene University this spring to research data options for Nazarene Compassionate Ministries' child development and child sponsorship programs in South Africa, Swaziland, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.
Hyun Jung Joo, MEd TESOL '10 is pursuing a doctoral degree and works at PAGODA Academy in Korea.
Crystal Longacre, MEd TESOL '10 is a 5th-8th grade Spanish teacher at the Children's School in La Jolla.
Elizabeth Catesby Massey, MEd TESOL '10 is an ESL instructor at North Virginia Community College in Annandale, VA.
Andreea Nicolaescu, MEd TESOL '10 is an ESL instructor with the English Language Academy at USD and Southewestern College.
Kim Thomas, MA '10 has been promoted to Project Director at the American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3. Kim presented "Measuring Developmental Gains in Children with Mild to Moderate Developmental Concerns" at the Zero to Three National Training Institute.
Irma Venegas, MA '10 is now Director of Knowledge is Power Programs Through College at KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy.
Danielle Bremner, MEd '11 is an 11th grade chemistry and biology at Victory Collegiate High School in Brooklyn, NY.Lori Autenrieb, MEd TESOL '11 works with 6th-12th graders at Guajome Park Academic Charter School.
Ilana Lopez, MEd TESOL '11 is the Program Director for the Center for Awareness, Service and Action (CASA) at USD.
Paige Haber '11 received the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Emerging Scholar Award at the 2013 conference in Las Vegas.
Jeff Popp, MA '11 is the director of data and evaluation at the AVID Center.
Jae Shin, MEd TESOL '11 work at Education First (EF) Language School.
Heather Carpenter, PhD '11, Laura Deitrick, PhD '10, Teresa VanHorn, and others published the article, "Impact of American Humanics, an Undergraduate Competency-Based Nonprofit Program, on Alumni Career Paths" in the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.
Alicia Angle, MEd MCC '12 is a teacher at Sinarmas World Academy in Tangerang Indonesia.
Aliza Cruz, MEd MCC '12 is a 10th grade math and chemistry teacher at High Tech High Chula Vista.
Jennifer Edstrom, MEd '12 is a student teacher supervisor for Learning and Teaching, president of the Junior League of San Diego and principal consultant at Edstrom Educational Consulting.
Evan Forster, MEd MCC '12 is a 6th grade teacher in the Irvine Unified School District.
Angela Hagopian, MA '12 is a marriage and family therapist intern in private practice with offices in Glendale and Sherman Oaks in the San Fernando Valley.
Theresa Hayes, MEd MCC '12 is a primary teacher in the Long Beach Unified School District.
Gavin Ishihara-Wing, MCC '12 is a 9th grade math teacher at High Tech High Chula Vista.
Cielo Jimenez, MA '12 is a Psycho-Social-Recovery Specialist at the Community Resarch Foundation and translates MFT training manuals and books to Spanish.
Yichieh Lin, MEd TESOL '12 is an Administrative Assistant with the English Language Academy at USD.
C. Ryan Louderback, MEd MCC '12 is an English as an Additional Language teacher at Sinarmas World Academy in Tangerang Indonesia.
Jessica Monge, MEd MCC '12 is a social studies teacher at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, VA
Cassie Naddell, MEd TESOL '12 is working with Blue Star Families in Virginia. Blue Star Families is an organization that helps raise the awareness of the challenges of military family life.
Qingzhou Shi, MEd TESOL '12 is a substitute teacher with the English Language Academy at USD.
Jacqueline Che, MA is the Administrator of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands' state scholarship program, and teaches Advanced Placement (AP) US History as an adjunct at her alma mater, Mount Carmel School, the island's only Catholic school.
Corinne Wright, MEd MCC '12 is a primary teacher in San Diego Unified School District.
Qi Yang, MEd TESOL '12 is working part-time at a small private school in San Bernardino. She provides administrative assistance at the school and teaches Chinese.
Danielle Barbeau, MA '12 and Amanda Katona, MA '12 participated in panel discussion titled "The TEDXFACTOR: Utilizing the TEDX Network to Promote Organizational Innovation and Leadership" at the International Leadership Association (ILA) conference in October.
Kaila Mangrum, MA '12 is now the Director of Basketball Operations at University of San Diego.
Allison McClintick, MA has been offered a leadership column in Lansing Business Monthly and a leadership focused radio program on the Michigan Business Network.
Jaclyn Miller, MA '12 is now the Coordinator in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Villanova University.
Arturo Vazquez, MA '12 is the Graduate Program Coordinator in the Political Science Dept at University of California, San Diego and is pursuing an Ed.D. in Community College/Postsecondary Education at San Diego State University.