I am a versatile and published writer with lots of teaching experience. My background includes a degree in English and Creative Writing, as well as a recent second career as a therapist. I am also the mother of a teenager who knows exactly how stressful it can be to get your assignments done and to apply for college. Having graduated from UC Santa Cruz (a proud Banana Slug) and with two graduate degrees, I can help both students and parents to prepare for college. And because I'm a poet, ... [more]
My Bachelor's degree is in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Wildlife Biology. I studied Invertebrate Zoology, Marine Biology and many other courses. I have independently studied and taught aspects of biology, zoology and ecology to students at the Tiburon Audubon Society as a Naturalist and at the Point Bonita YMCA Outdoor Education Program, in the GGNRA. I spent two summers doing field work and research on whales, grizzly bears, birds and other native Alaskan wildlife in McCarthy Wrangell National Park and in southeast Alaska, as a student at SFSU Extension.