Courses Taught / Teaching

Counseling 5, College Success

Counseling A, Orientation to College

Academic Service and Awards

Academic Senate

Chair, Professional Growth and Development Committee

Counseling Scheduling Committee

Academic Counselor of the Year, California Commission on Athletics, 2005

Distinguished Service Award, California Commission on Athletics, 2010

Teacher of the Year, Education Transition

NISOD Award recipient for teaching excellence


BS, Texas Tech University, Education, Minors in Music and Science

MA, Santa Clara University, Marriage, Family, Child Counseling

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, Private Practice and Personal Counseling at West Valley

San Jose State University, College of Social Work, Certificate in Drug/Alcohol Studies

Additional Graduate Study, University of California, Santa Cruz

AA, West Valley College, Art

My Personal Interests

Cellist in Winchester Symphony Orchestra and Winchester Quartet

Singer in West Valley Choirs

Artist - Oil Painting

Traveling the world with my husband and friends


Reading and participating in a book club

Gourmet cooking, especially baking

Playing with the world's cutest grandchildren!

Celebrating life by living it to the fullest!!


Last Updated 5/15/20