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									Bruce P. Murchison                                 Phone #: (520) 745-8260(H), (520) 869-1289 (C)
4850 S. Lantana Place                              E-mail :
Tucson, Arizona 85730

Objective:              To work in the field of Education as an Administrator

Education:              Master of Education in Education Administration, 2010
                        Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona

                        Master of Arts in Education, 1995
                        Emphasis: Curriculum and Instruction
                        Chapman University, Orange, California

                        Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1990
                        Minors in Chemistry and Math
                        University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

                        Doctoral work towards EdD
                        Social Studies Education
                        University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Certification:          Arizona Certified in Education Administration
                        Approved area: Principal

                        Arizona Certified in Secondary Education
                        Approved areas: Political Science / American Government

                        Community College Certification
                        Areas: Political Science and Education

Skills:                 Work well with a team or alone. Able to delegate responsibility.
                        School Budget experience. Conflict management skills. Computer literate.
                        Have class web site -

Publications:           Technology in the Classroom, Arizona Council for the Social Studies
                        Newsletter, August-September issue, 1998

                        One teacher's take: Stop griping, our schools can measure up, Christian Science
                        Monitor - Op-Ed, March 23, 2004

                        It's time for Arizona to embrace 'Jessica's Law',
                        Tucson Citizen - Op-Ed, August 4, 2005

                        Patriot Act could be used against drug gangs
                        Arizona Daily Star - Op-Ed, March 27, 2006

                        Microchips could prevent child abduction tragedies
                        Arizona Daily Star - Op-Ed, March 19, 2007
Awards:                  “My Favorite Teacher”, AFRW State Recipient, 2005
                         Finalist – National “My Favorite Teacher” award, NFRW, 2005

Community involvement:   Facilitator, Site Council, Catalina Magnet High School, 2007-current
                         Authored “Election by Ward” Initiative for City of Tucson, 2007
                         Candidate: Arizona House of Representatives, District 29, 2006
                         Candidate: Arizona State Senate, District 29, 2004
                         Precinct Committeeman, Tucson, Arizona, 1992-96, 2002-2008
                         State Committeeman, Arizona, 2004 – 2008
                         State Delegate, District 29, Arizona, 2004
                         State Delegate, District 9, Arizona, 1992
                         Candidate: Arizona House of Representatives, District 9, 1992
                         Senatorial Intern, 1990
                         Site Council, Pueblo High School, Tucson, Arizona, 1996-97
                         Coach, Board Member – Tucson Youth Football, 1993-95, 2003-2005

Employment:              Teacher, Tucson Unified School District
                         Tucson, Arizona - October 1992 to present
                         - Instructed students in the areas of History (94-98), Math (92-94),
                            Science (92-93, 99-06), Government (SS 2001, 2006-curr.), Criminal Justice
                           (2008-curr), and Mock Trial (2007-curr)

                         Adjunct Faculty, Pima Community College
                         Tucson, Arizona - March 2003 to 2008
                         Instructed students in American and Arizona Government and Politics

                         Adjunct Faculty, ITT Technical Institute
                         Criminal Justice Program
                         Tucson, Arizona - March 2006 to 2008
                         Instructed students in Arizona Government and Politics

References:              To be furnished upon request

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