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Formal Higher Learning


2019 - 2021

The University of the People (UoPeople) and the International Baccalaureate (IB)  Master of Education (M.Ed.) program curriculum reflects the IB’s approaches to learner-centered teaching and learning in the syllabus.

Thesis: Pedagogical Effects on High-Stakes Summative Exams


1996 - 2000

BA Physics - The University of Chicago

Bachelor of Arts, The College of Physics

Thesis: A Critical and Historical Review of Various Experimental Methods for Determining the Distance to the Heliospheric Termination Shock.


1994 - 1996

AS Science - Seattle Central College

Associate of Science

General Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum



Training and Experience


Cambridge IGCSE/AS/A-Levels

IGCSE Physics and Math and A-Level Physics Teacher

I have spent 5 years at a Cambridge-certified international school in Laos preparing students for and administering practical and written Cambridge Physics exams.


International Baccalaureate

DP Physics and MYP Science Teacher

I am currently teaching MYP Science and DP Physics at Luanda International School. I received an IB DP certification as part of my two-year M.Ed. program at the University of the People where I participated in IB-focused academic research resulting in a number of written papers based on these studies.


Arizona Department of Education Teaching Certificate - USA

Subject Matter Expert -  Physics - Standard Teaching G 6-12

Arizona Department Of Education Teaching  Certificate

Business and Emergency Management

Training and Certification Exams


TAS Target Account Selling
Methodology Certificate

Best Practice Sales Process Methodology

TAS training provides a methodology to assess opportunities, create competitive strategies, identify key players, and define relationship strategies.


ISO 9001 Internal Auditor

Corporate Quality Management Process Standards

Assessed by an external auditor to assess the quality management system (QMS) I helped implement at Critchlow Ltd. New Zealand demonstrating adherence to ISO 9001 requirements for best practice business process and corporate governance.


Certified WebEOC Administrator

WebEOC Crisis Management System

With international users across federal, state, and local government agencies, healthcare, corporate, non-profit, and education, WebEOC is the world's most widely-used incident management software, designed from a deep understanding of the needs of emergency managers and incident commanders. WebEOC GIS-enabled development tools align with emergency management standard operating procedures and processes for custom incident management.

Information Technology

Hardware, Operarting Systems, and Networking Certification Exams


CompTIA A+


The A+ exam is designed to certify the competency of PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers.


CompTIA Linux+

Linux Software

The CompTIA Linux+ exam covers common tasks in major distributions of Linux, including the Linux command line, basic maintenance, installing and configuring workstations, and networking.


CompTIA Network+

Network Configuration

The Network+ exam ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills to:

  • Design and implement functional networks

  • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices

  • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks

  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations

  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols

  • Troubleshoot network problems

  • Support the creation of virtualized networks


CA Wily Introscope and Customer Experience Manager Up and Running 200

Application Performace Monitoring and Data Analyses

Used in both pre-and post-production environments, CA Wily Introscope is a software-based, monitoring and analysis tool to discover performance threshold violations in middleware and back-end processes, and provides reports and drill-down capabilities to speed triage and root cause diagnosis.
The CA Wily Customer Experience Manager provides both synthetic (active) and real-user (passive) monitoring of web-enabled application performance.

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