Experience

Pat in her office

Schools Where I’ve Worked

  • Hopland Elementary School, Hopland, California (Teacher)
  • Presidio Hill School (Learning Specialist)
  • Pacific Trek Day School (Director)
  • French American International School (Learning Specialist)
  • Chinese American International School (Learning Specialist – Interim Director
  • Stuart Hall for Boys (Learning Specialist)
  • Seven Hills School (in Walnut Creek, CA) (Learning specialist, Admissions Director
  • Cathedral School for Boys (Learning Specialist)

I Have Evaluated Students From

  • Middle Schools
    • The Hamlin School
    • Town School for Boys
    • San Francisco Day School
    • Live Oak School
    • Synergy School
    • The San Francisco School
    • Stratford School
    • The Lycée Français
    • St. Cecilia
    • St Phillips
    • St. Steven
    • St. Anne
    • St. Finnbar
    • St. Gabriel
    • Star of the Sea
    • Convent Girls School (Schools of the Sacred Heart)
    • Charles Armstrong School
    • The Laurel School
    • Katharine Delmar Burke School
    • Marin Country Day School
    • S.F. Waldorf School
    • The Alt School
    • Brandeis-Hillel
    • Marin Primary and Middle School
  • High Schools
    • University High School
    • The Bay School
    • Stuart Hall High School
    • Convent High School
    • The Urban School
    • St. Ignatius
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
    • Archbishop Riordan High School
    • Mercy High School
    • Woodside High School
    • Waldorf High School
    • Mercy High School Burlingame
    • Junipero Serra High School
    • Marin Catholic High School
    • Branson

Resume

1991-2018
Private Practice, Educational Testing/Consultation
(Evaluation, diagnosis, remediation – Kindergarten through adults)

2011-2012
Senior Education Therapist, Child Development Center of California Pacific Medical Center, Sutter Health, S.F. CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – Children/adolescents)

1998-2004
Instructor, Special Education, San Francisco State University, S.F., CA.
(Instructor Sp.Ed. 709 Advanced Differential Diagnosis; Supervisor of the
Internship Program for Educational Therapy Masters Students)

1993 – 2011
Evaluator, Child Development Center of California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA. (Evaluation, diagnosis – Children/adolescents)

1995-03
Learning Specialist, Cathedral School for Boys, S.F., CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – Children/adolescents)

1989-91
Assistant Head – Director of Admissions, Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek, CA.

1984-89
Learning Specialist, Stuart Hall for Boys, S.F., CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – Children/adolescents)

1983-84
Interim Director, Chinese American International School, S.F., CA.

1979-82
Learning Specialist, French American International School, S.F., CA.
Learning Specialist, Chinese American International School, S.F., CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – Elementary through high school)

1974-79
Educational Therapist, Self-employed, San Francisco, CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – Elementary through adults)

1972-74
Director of the Arts Program, Hospitality House, San Francisco, CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – Adolescents and adults)

1970-72
Founder-Director, Pacific Trek Day School, San Francisco, CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – children/adolescents)

1969-70
Educational Therapist, Presidio Hill School, San Francisco, CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – children/adolescents)

1967-69
Educational Therapist, Self-employed, San Francisco, CA.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – children through adults)

1964-67
Educational Therapist, DeWitt Learning Clinic, San Rafael, CA.
Trained and certified in diagnosis and evaluation of Learning Disabilities.
(Evaluation, diagnosis and remediation – children through adults)

1963-64
Teacher, Ukiah Unified School District (Combination Grades 3 and 4 and Kindergarten)

Leadership

  • Curriculum Development for The Romany Gypsy School – Richmond, California
  • Curriculum Development for The Chinese American International School – SF, CA
  • Trainer for the Consortium on Reading Excellence (3 years)
  • Former Trustee Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek, CA – Focus – Educational Issues
  • Founder/Director Opt Out Option Initiative
  • Advisory Board of the Parent Education Network (PEN)
  • Trustee My City School, San Francisco, CA
  • Led seminars, lectures and workshops re: Ed. evaluation, diagnosis and remediation

Membership

  • International Reading Association
  • Parent Education Network

Education

1980
M.Ed. Sonoma State University, Continuing Education Units

1973-1978
Post Graduate – full pre-med course, San Francisco State College

1970
California State Secondary Teaching Credential – Life

1965
B.A. San Francisco State University