About Me: Greetings. I am a faculty member in the Department of Special Education at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Originally from San Diego, I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for about 15 years. I have three grown and beautiful children. I volunteer locally with the Portland-Guadalajara Sister Cities and other local organizations. My career focus and hobby is to create equitable educational systems for all students. I love to work with the various cultural groups in our region and love learning about new ones.

My Passions: Reading, working with students (young and old)

My Challenges: time

My Vision for the Future: Feed every human being

My Areas of Expertise: education

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In friendship,


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