Resumé: Kathleen Fischer

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Teaching Credential

Multiple Subject & CLAD. San Diego State University 1997


Psychology. Muir College, University California San Diego 1994

Sierra Institute

Natural History of the Sierra Nevada. University California Santa Cruz 1994
  Student Teacher: Mead Elementary, San Diego, California. Studied with Master Teacher Linda Webb—developed practical primary education techniques in her sheltered kindergarten/1st grade classroom. 1997

Student Teacher: Adams Elementary, San Diego, California. Practiced with Master Teacher Carol Shirley to apply contemporary education theory to real–world learning in her 4th/5th–grade classroom. 1996

Teen Wilderness Trip Leader: YMCA, Southwestern USA. Planned and led teen adventure groups on two-week outings throughout the Southwest, including Utah, Arizona, and California. 1996

Environmental Education Instructor: Camp Marston, Julian, California. Taught Botany, Geology, and other earth science curriculum to San Diego County sixth grade students at a residential outdoor camp. 1996

Instructional Aide to the Severely Handicapped: Skyline Elementary, Solana Beach, California. Developed and implemented individual instruction programs in academic and daily living skills. 1995

Residential Care Counselor: New Alternatives, Inc., Point Loma, California. Supervised teenagers at this high-risk (suicide, violence, AWOL) facility. Promoted positive social interaction and led recreation. 1995

Lab Coordinator: Autism Research Project, University California San Diego. Researched and tested behavior–modification principles with autistic children. Conducted parent training sessions, supervised workers, and administered language and IQ assessments. 1994-95

Discussion Leader for Human Sexuality: University California San Diego. Planned lectures, scheduled guest speakers, and led weekly discussion sections for this annual Contemporary Issues course. 1993

Counselor: Camp Quien Sabé, Monterey, California. Shared the outdoors with children ages 6–13 at this overnight camp. Led weekly groups in hiking, botany, art, and group dynamics. 1992

Co-Chair & Volunteer: San Diego Center for Children–University California San Diego Cooperative Program. Coordinated meetings, finances and activities for this 70-member group. Volunteered as a ‘big sister,’ led activities, and interned in an art therapy program during regular visits. 1990-93

Carol Shirley

Master Teacher
Adams Elementary
4672 35th Street
San Diego, CA
+1 (619) 284–1158

Zayanne Gardner

Environmental Education Director
YMCA Camp Marston
P. O. Box 1510
Julian, CA 92036
+1 (619) 765–0642

Professor Laura Schreibman, Ph.D.

Autism Research Lab
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive C-0109
San Diego, CA 92093-0109
+1 (619) 534–6144

  Additional references available upon request
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