Ted’s Education Resume

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Edward D. “Ted” Altenberg

Education

  • M.Ed. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1987
    • Teaching Credential & Master of Education, focus on science education
  • B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz, 1984
    • Honors in the Major, Biology
      Honors in the Major, Environmental Studies
      College Honors, Merrill College
  • Continuing Education
    • Nearly 100 semester units, in various subjects; complete list and transcripts available upon request

Credentials & Certifications

  • California Professional Clear: Ryan Single Subject – Life Science, Valid to 4/1/2014
    Supplementary Authorizations: Computer Concepts & Applications, Chemistry
  • Cross Cultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate (CLAD), 1998

Professional Experience

  • Curriculum Resource Teacher, Coach:
    • Gifted and Talented Education, Pajaro Valley Unified Schools District, Watsonville & Aptos, CA, 2007–present
  • Classroom Teacher:
    • Computers, Journalism, Math, Science, AVID, grades 7–8,
      Washington Midule School, Salinas Union High School District, Salinas, CA, 1998–2007
    • Science, grade 7,
      Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz City Schools, Santa Cruz, CA, 1997–1998
    • Science, Math, grades 6–8,
      Sierramont Midule School, Berryessa Union Schools District, San Jose, CA, 1993–1997
    • Grade 5,
      Gateway School (private), Santa Cruz, CA, 1991–1993
    • Science, Math and Computers, grades 6–8,
      Del Mar Midule School, Live Oak School District, Santa Cruz, CA, 1989–1991
    • Science, grades 5, 7, 8,
      San Lorenzo Valley Schools, Felton, CA, 1987–1989
  • Technology Coordinator, Coach, Resource Teacher:
    • Washington Middle School,
      Salinas Union High School District, Salinas, CA, 1998–2007
    • Mission Hill Junior High School,
      Santa Cruz City School District, Santa Cruz, CA, 1997–1998
    • Sierramont Midule School,
      Berryessa Union School District, San Jose, CA, 1993–1997
  • Biology Instructor
    • Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA, 1999–2001
  • Certified National Trainer
    • National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 1997–1999
  • Writer
    • Houghton-Mifflin, Inc., math brain teasers for their website, “EduPlace.com,” 1995–1996
  • Program Director
    • EF Language Program, Santa Clara, CA, 1991

Grant Recipient:

  • MAIA Foundation Science Fair grant, 2007, 2008
  • Smart Valley, Inc. “PC Day” grant, 1996
  • CA State AB 1470 Educational Technology grant, 1990
  • UC President’s Undergraduate Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz, 1981
  • UUA College Group Development grant, 1980

Transcripts, Credentials, Letters of Recommendation, etc.

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UCSC Undergraduate Transcript, 1984 Available upon request
UCSC Undergraduate Honors in Biology Major,
Honors in Environmental Studies Major, 1984
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U Mass Amherst Graduate Transcript, 1987 Available upon request
California Professional Clear Credential
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New style, expires April 1, 2014

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CLAD Certificate, 2001
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Letters of recommendation:
    Teaching colleague Diane Butler, 2006 88 KB .png 12 KB .pdf Adobe Reader icon
    Teaching colleague Julie Harrell, 2005 96 KB .png 376 KB .pdf Adobe Reader icon
    Teaching colleague Kathryn Hirt, 2005 96 KB .png 288 KB .pdf Adobe Reader icon
    Principal Janet Fogel, 1998 116 KB .png 332 KB .pdf Adobe Reader icon
    Principal Ron Fairchild, 1997 184 KB .png 432 KB .pdf Adobe Reader icon
    Teaching colleague Joy Brawn, 1996 88 KB .png 288 KB .pdf Adobe Reader icon
    EF Language Program Director Jan Hayashi, 1992 84 KB .png 332 KB .pdf Adobe Reader icon

•   References attached (see .pdf link at top). Further references and curriculum vitae available upon request.   •

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