- Business & Occupational Ed (Wa-Hi Journal Advisor)
- Classroom Number
- Years in District
- Started in District: August 2004
- College Degrees & Certifications
- Masters of Education, Business Education, Eastern Washington University, 1983; Bachelors of Arts, Business Education, Eastern Washington University, 1982
- I love to travel with my husband, and I also enjoy reading (something that I disliked as a teenager).
- Teaching Statement
- Teaching has always been my chosen vocation. I’ve held other jobs, but I never think of teaching as a job. There really isn’t anything like it—high school students have so much energy and creative thought. It is just fun to be around them.
BUS720 MICROSOFT OFFICE APPLICATIONS 1-2
(1 credit) This hands-on class provides an opportunity for students to certify in Microsoft Office 2010 while learning to use the computer for both academic and career applications. Digital literacy certification exam is also offered. During first semester, primary focus will be Word and PowerPoint; second semester, Excel and Access. Students will also prepare a presentation for the culminating project requirement. Students must have headphones for this class. TECH PREP class
BUS735 FOUNDATIONS OF MICROSOFT OFFICE APPLICATIONS 1-2
(1 credit) Prerequisite: Teacher Placement. This one-year class is for students who require more individualized instruction in the Microsoft Office Suite.
BUS730 ONLINE JOURNALISM
In this year-long class, students will learn the elements of producing online media, which includes interviewing, writing for online, advertising, photography and video for the Journal's website at wahijournal.org and school's website for public relations (PR) at wahibluedevils.org. .
BUS731 PRINT JOURNALISM
Want to record the history of our school and be part of a team in an on-the-job setting? In this class, students have the opportunity to explore many aspects of a working newsroom, including interviewing, writing, taking photographs, working with businesses and creating layouts with the industry standard software.
BUS732 TECHNICAL WRITING
Technical writing is writing created in the workplace and involves a technical subject with a specific purpose and audience. A technical reading unit and an ethics unit are included, along with writing for the Web, writing instructions, brief correspondence, report writing, and employment communication. Prior to senior presentation time, students will learn presentation writing skills and practice the oral presentation incorporating technology, speaking and writing skills. Students may take this class as their senior English requirement for graduation.