BOARD MEMBERS AND RESUMES:
Jaclynne Gordon Kroskrity, Ph.D. 18 N. Venice, Unit #C Venice, CA. 90291 Cell: 310-305-9113
2002 Instructor, Life Skills Class for Early College Enrollment
2000-2002 Literacy Coordinator, Venice High School - Coordinated school-wide reading exercises
1998-2001 Presenter: Reading to Learn in the Content Areas-Center X - In-services organized by the UCLA Science Project for various high schools and districts in Southern California - In-services organized by the Center X and the Science Project for Venice High School/Westchester High School Cluster
1996- pres. Secondary Special Education Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District Department of Special Education, Venice High School
1996-1997 Consultant, Burton Green School: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic. - Designed and implemented workshops for teachers and other staff, in the areas of reading, literacy, choosing culturally appropriate books, and instructional planning.
1990-1996 Special Education teacher: primary, self-contained class Westminster Elementary School, LAUSD
1989-1990 Substitute Teacher, LAUSD, Elementary (regular and special education)
1989 Adjunct Assistant Professor, USC, Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Special Education - Developed and taught graduate level course in Early Childhood Education titled "Research and Curriculum in Early Childhood Education."
1987-1989 Teaching Assistant and Field Supervisor for Reading Methods Course, USC Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Special Education - Supervised undergraduate students' fieldwork experiences in Elementary and Secondary classrooms during their pre-credential training in reading instruction. - Taught course sessions on Reading in the Content Areas and Reading Instruction for Second Language Learners.
- Evaluated teachers as part of the selection process for choosing Training Teachers and served as their interface with the University of Southern California.
1988-1989 Demonstrator, Loyola Village Fine Arts Magnet School. - Provided demonstration lessons (integrating writing, reading, and art) for Master Teachers in the USC Reading Program
1987-1988 Demonstrator, Short Avenue School - Provided in-services to teachers on the incorporation of CORE literature into their reading programs. - Designed and demonstrated lessons and integrated units for Kindergarten, Second-, Third-, and Fourth-Grades
2000-2002 Venice High School Literacy Task Force Chairperson, Member of the Region D Literacy Cadre
1998-1999 Venice High School, Curriculum Committee Chairperson
1998 UCLA Writing Project. Reading in the Content Areas: Center X
1995-1998 Instructional Cabinet Venice/Westchester Cluster
1993-1995 Language Arts Standards Project, LAUSD - Worked on the formulation and revision of the District's Language Arts Standards
1994-1996 Westminster Avenue School, Staff Development Chairperson - Designed and implemented professional development session on reading/writing instruction for Westminster Elementary School. - Coordinated in-services for faculty and staff.
Ph.D. Education, (Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education and Human Learning-early education through adult education) University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Dissertation: Strategies for Language Choice in Two Bilingual Preschool Classrooms
Masters of Science in Education, (Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Thesis: Language Interaction in a Mother-Child Dyad
Bachelor of Science, (Major: Psychology, Minors in French and Linguistics) Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Language Development Specialist Certification, State of California, 1993
Special Education, Learning Handicapped Credential, 1992 Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Kindergarten through 12th-Grade, including pre-school and classes organized primarily for adults, 1990 University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA