Faculty In Review

HARTS

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Salvador Alvarado

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., B.S., Universidad Autonoma de El Salvador

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Rene Ayala Molina

Transitional Studies Department

B.S.M.T., Universidad Autonoma de El Salvador
Equivalencia en el area de las ciencias de laboratorio como clinical lab. scientist.( CLS ) en el estado de california desde 1985.

Prof. Ayala has been teaching at CCSF since 1996 hasta la fecha

Extender el proceso de ensenanza mas alla de la informacion o instruccion o sea hasta la formacion a traves del pensamiento integrado de los conceptos para su furura aplicacion y utilizacion en su formacion academica y profesional

Elaboracion de material en espanol especialmente de manuales en el area de matematica , algebra y geometria ademas de materiales de apoyo en el area de las ciencias y la economia


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Christine H Beard

Transitional Studies Department

B.A. Mathematics 1987 and M.S. Physics 1992, SFSU; M.A. Educational Technology 2006, USF

Prof. Beard has been teaching at CCSF since Fall 2005.

Become a Vegetarian is Five Easy Steps! (McBooks Press, 1997) New Vegetarian Baby (McBooks Press, 2000) Member and former President of the San Francisco Quilters' Guild


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Marcia A Campos-Rojas

Transitional Studies Department

B.A.,Universidad Metropolitana de la Ciencias de la Educación, Santiago, Chile; M.A., San Francisco State University

Ms. Campos states that "education is the only luggage that is weightless, invisible, and permanent. It remains with you wherever you go because it is part of you."


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Keith Choy

Transitional Studies Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Bruce K Collins

Transitional Studies Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Diane L. Fredericks

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., New College of California

Ms. Fredericks has been teaching at CCSF for the past 17 years.


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James W Gormley

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Professor Gormley says that he thinks of himself as a facilitator and resource; bringing in relevant, related materials or thoughts to expand the parameters of the class or subject.


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Anne K Gougoutas

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., Reed College; M.A., San Francisco State University

Ms. Gougoutas has been teaching at CCSF for the past 7 years.

Her classes are intended to provide students with the tools to be happy, self-actualizing, community members. She feels that "all education is self-education!"

Ms. Gougoutas has been involved in the SCANS committee, Project Voice, Program Re-design (Transitional Studies), and is Coordinator of Transitional Studies at the John Adams Campus. She is also involved in

Her extracurricular activities include raising her five year old son, yoga and home-making.


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Valerie Habegger

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Arlene James

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Ana R. Kipp

Transitional Studies Department

A.A., City College of San Francisco; B.A., Teachers College, Bolivia; J.D., Oruro Tech University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Michael Louis Malone

Transitional Studies Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Melody D Martin

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., Shaw University; M.S., Long Island University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Billington Mbolo

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., United States International University, San Diego; M.A., California State University, Long Beach

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Kerry L McCauley

Transitional Studies Department

Ms. McCauley has been teaching at CCSF for the past 20 years.


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Sharon C McCurn

Transitional Studies Department

A.S., City College of San Francisco
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Professor McCurn has been teaching at CCSF since 2004.

Her educational philosophy is to embrace and respect the diversity in each student and motivate them to positive actions that increase learning. Her goal is to be a change agent for student success.

Professor McCurn has been involved in the CalWorks Youth Fair at CCSF and a CalWorks Advisory Committee member. She is a member of the San Francisco State University Alumni Association and the Commission on Adult Basic Education.

In her leisure time, Professor McCurn enjoys reading, walking, zydeco/cajun dancing and continuing education at USF.


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Julita Barcena McNichol

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., Universidad Computense, Spain ; M.A., San Francisco State University

Ms. McNichol has been teaching at CCSF for the past 3 years.

Her classes are intended to reach students, to learn from students, to teach students more and better.

Her extracurricular activities include gardening, crafts and cooking.


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Melissa Ann McPeters

Transitional Studies Department

M.A., Humanities, California State University, Dominguez Hills
B.A., Spanish, University of Oregon
California Adult Teaching Credential in Basic and Secondary skills, Spanish, ESL and English

Professor McPeters has been teaching at CCSF since 2008.

Her teaching style is guided instruction combined with independent and group work. She likes to vary the activities she does in the classroom to reach all learning styles.

Some of the things Professor McPeters does when she is not teaching are Tae Kwon Do, fashion design, personal training, international travel, reading, and cooking.


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Elizabeth A Potter

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., San Diego State University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Pablo E Rodriguez

Transitional Studies Department

M.A., San Francisco State University

Mr. Rodriguez has been teaching at CCSF for the past 4 years.

His instructional goals are to be as effective as he can, to constantly keep learning, to teach and learn to/from his students.

Mr. Rodriguez is also a member of the Committee for the Globalization of Human Rights, the Association of Social Scientists and Economists of Latin America. He also volunteers at the Central American Resource Center.

His extracurricular activities include soccer and dancing.


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Maria Rosales-Uribe

Transitional Studies Department

Masters in Bilingual Education , Reading Specialist Credential , Liberal Studies from San Francisco State University

Rosales-Uribe has been teaching at CCSF since 1978


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Stuart S Schott

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., San Francisco State University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Rodger K Scott

Transitional Studies Department

Studies B.A., M.A., Texas Technological University, Lubbock; Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Chris J Shaeffer

Transitional Studies Department

Transitional Studies Department


B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., San Francisco State University


Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Jane W Sneed

Chair, Transitional Studies Department

Bachelor of Arts, Mills College; Master of Arts, San Francisco State University

Jane Sneed is currently serving as the Department Chairperson for the Transitional Studies Department.

Jane thinks that education makes life more interesting and strives to inspire students to enjoy learning.

Ms. Sneed is currently serving as the Secretary for the Department Chair Council and has held various officer positions with the CCSF Academic Senate Executive Council.


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Amber C Straus

Learning Assistance Center

Bachelor's Degree in English, Swarthmore College, Master's in Education, San Francisco State University.

Professor Straus has been teaching at CCSF since 2001

Ms. Straus believes every student has the ability to identify and achieve his or her goals and dreams. She encourages students to get connected to the many wonderful resources City College offers (find links on her website).

Hobbies: Yoga and art making.


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Sandra Ann Vaughn

Transitional Studies Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Emily Hope Wilson

Transitional Studies Department

B.A., St. Johnís College
M.A., Adult Education, San Francisco State University
M.S. Journalism, Columbia University

Professor Wilson has been teaching at CCSF since 1997.

She writes for print, radio and websites. Samples of her work are on http://www.emilywilsonreports.com


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Vulindela I Wobogo

Transitional Studies Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Sharyn L Zoll

Transitional Studies Department

Ms. Zoll has been teaching at CCSF for the past 10 years.

Her philosophy revolves around a "learner centered approach." She feels that adults have a wealth of experiences, skills and knowledge and, as instructors, we must honor and respect all that the adult brings into the classroom. Each learner has a pilot light inside and our job is to turn up that pilot light, by finding out what each person enjoys and has passion for.

Ms. Zoll has been active in the SCANS Project, the Works of Art Committee, Project Voice, Student Council, John Adams Graduation Committee and Program Re-design.

She co-edited a book of poetry by homeless adults entitled "Under Dawns eye."

Her extracurricular activities include music, baking and art projects.



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