Introduction

Education Background :

 BA with a major in History and minor in English from Mt. St. Mary's College -1966

California Lifetime Credential K-9 - 1971 

MA in Education - University of San Francisco - 1991 

Continuing units in education from: University of Arizona - National Science Foundation Grant 
Virginia Commonwealth University 
University of California at Los Angeles 
Stanford University 

Catholic Educational Experience: Teacher, principal, vice-principal, grade level coordinator, and curriculum coordinator, over 50 years - 
48 years in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and 2 years in the Diocese of Tucson, Arizona. 
27 years at American Martyrs School from 1970-1972, and 1991- present. 

Family - 3rd generation San Franciscan and 1st generation Irish - 2 children and 3 grandchildren. 
Interests: 
Reading of varied genre - historical fiction, mysteries, biography, non-fiction,and quirky 
Sports- avid fan of the San Francisco Giants, 49ers, Cal Berkeley, and March Madness.