bioPagePhotoIt is my pleasure and privilege to work with individuals committed to change. I too have continued to analyze my life, work and passions and have made a promise to practice what I teach. As a result, I have been a successful teacher for 37 years, Certified Coach for 14 years, published author with a column in a local newspaper. My most fulfilling achievement, however, has been raising two loving daughters with my wonderful husband of 33 years.

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As an Educator

  • Public School Teacher since 1980
  • Team Leader 2000
  • Golden Bell Recipient 2000
  • Mentor Teacher 2004-2008
  • Character Development Coordinator 2009
  • Rotary Teacher of the Year 2011
  • Reed Union School District Teacher of the Year 2013/2017

As a Coach

  • Trained at Coaches Training Institute 2004
  • Certified Coach International Association of Coaches 2005
  • Coached Professionals and Students since 2004
  • Coached Teens
  • Speaker, topics include: Parenting Teens, Work/Life Balance, Productivity and Time Management, Communication in the Workplace
  • Published Author for articles on Parenting Teens, Tiburon Ark
  • Published pieces in Tiny Lights, Marin Independent Journal
  • Published Maria Shriver Powered By Inspiration
  • Published HOLSTEE Mindful Matter

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