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					JoDee Luna
752 East Avenue J-6, Lancaster, CA 93535, (661) 917-2533                                                 jgluna@verizon.net

OBJECTIVE
     To utilize my diverse background and extensive training in curriculum, instruction, professional development,
     literacy, technology, and the arts to facilitate educational programs that help all students realize their full potential

EDUCATION
     California State University, Bakersfield                                                                      June 2004
     Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction
     GPA: 4.00, Summa Cum Laude

        California State University, Bakersfield                                                                   June 2002
        Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential with CLAD Emphasis
        Supplemental Authorizations in English and Math
        GPA: 4.00, Summa Cum Laude

        California State University, Bakersfield                                                                   June 2000
        Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies: Humanities Concentration
        GPA: 3.96, Summa Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINER
      JoDee Luna Innovations www.jodeelunainnovations.com designer—online resource that integrate literacy,
         technology, and the arts to bridge the gap between rapidly advancing technologies and the classroom
         teacher: innovative standards support, literacy acceleration, technology integration, and artistic exploration
      District trainer for Thinking Maps, Write…for the Future, Academic Vocabulary, and Voyager/Journey
      District designer and presenter for Digital Classroom I and Digital Classroom II
      University of Phoenix—designed and presented “The Heart” of Teaching: Integrating Literacy, Technology,
         and the Arts”
      Vanguard University—designed and presented “Advancing Curriculum Accessibility through the use of
         Technology”
      zSmart Classroom Curriculum Training Designer and Consultant: classroom model for technology integration

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
      Write…from the Beginning, Thinking Maps Inc.
      ‘Schools Attuned to All Kinds of Minds’ Program (based upon brain research as it relates to learning, and the
         eight neurodevelopmental constructs identified as comprising each student’s learning profile of strengths
         and weaknesses)
      SIPPS-Systematic Instruction in Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words
      Luci Math (UCLA program)
      Ruby Payne A Framework for Understanding Poverty
      Nel Soto Home Visitation
      BITSA, 2001-2003
      Leadership Training: On the Right Track—seminar for distinguished schools
      Family Friendly Schools

SPECIAL PROJECTS
      Digital Master's Project: Providing Educational Equity in a Standards-based Learning System
      Endeavour Middle School district planning committee member, contributing designer and writer for the
         Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development Plan and Single School Plan for Student Achievement
      Author of Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics
      http://refrainfromtheidentical.com Creativity Website
      http://jodeeluna.com Author's Website
      http://jodeeluna.wordpress.com Personal Blog
AWARDS & EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
     Teacher of the year, Endeavour Middle School 2005/2006, Desert View Elementary School 2002/2003
     Recipient of CTAP, California Technology Assistance Program, Grant 2005/2006
     Outstanding Student, School of Education; Outstanding Student, Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and
       Instruction California State University Bakersfield, May 2004
     California History/Social Science Conference presenter, Los Angeles, CA, April 2004
     Scholarship Recipient of Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute in Early American History
       Williamsburg, Virginia, August 2003
     Member of Alpha Chi, CSUB National College Academic Honor Society, 2002
     Recipient of California Retired Teacher’s Association and Kiwanis Club scholarships 1997

WORK EXPERIENCE WITHIN EDUCATION
    Endeavour Middle School, Lancaster, CA                                                              2004-present
     7th/8th grade READ 180 language arts teacher, 7th grade language arts/social studies teacher, 6th grade
       multiple subject teacher
     Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development Coordinator, ELD Coordinator, ELL tutor, Literacy
       Lab Designer/Director, Performing Arts Co-coordinator, Student Study Team Coordinator, District
       Assessment and Academic Rigor committee member, Technology Team Coordinator
    Desert View Elementary School, Lancaster, CA                                                          2000-2004
     5th grade teacher, II/USP leadership team member, team writer of Single School Plan, Oration Coordinator
     Volunteer teacher’s aide, El Dorado Elementary School, Lancaster, CA                                1995-1999
     Assisted GATE classes, fine/performing arts activities, school musicals choreographer, supervised field trips,
       designed bulletin boards
    Leona Valley Elementary School, Leona Valley, CA                                                       1992-1994
     Assisted classroom teacher, choreographer, sculpture and craft teacher
    Morgenster School, Amsterdam, Netherlands
     Assisted teachers, facilitated reading instruction                                                   1988-1992

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
     Co-owner and co-founder of Heartwarmers (arts and crafts business), Lancaster, CA                        1994-1999
      Designer, public relations coordinator, buyer, and accountant
      Created and marketed Christmas and spring arts and crafts product lines
      Managed distribution to Southern California stores
      Designed and decorated store displays for Sign of the Fish Christian Bookstore
      Taught sculpturing classes for children ages 8-13 years

        Independent Niken Distributor, Lancaster, CA                                                          1996-1998
         Recruited, managed, and trained down-line distributors, serviced customers’ health and wellness

        Youth with a Mission, Amsterdam, Netherlands                                          1980-1983/1988-1992
         International urban mission leadership team member
         European and Asian outreach planning team member
         Co-overseer of Amsterdam church plant
         Leadership team/choreographer for international adult/youth performing arts teams—facilitated rehearsals
           and managed youth on trips through western and eastern European countries

        Co-pastor of Napa Valley Christian Fellowship, Napa Valley, CA                                    1985-1987
         Created children's and women’s programs, provided counseling, and co-led ministry trips to European and
           Asian countries, guest speaker at women's conferences

SPECIAL INTERESTS
     Writing, self-publishing, blogging, art, reading, photography, digital art, mixed-media art, floral designing,
     classical and folk guitar, song writing, dough sculpturing, traveling, gardening, dancing, choreographing, theatre
     arts directing, website designing, slide show creating, screencast tutorial making, video editing, and water sports

				
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