Education & Academic Administration

CSULB

Teaching 1 year

Teaching 8 years

Program Chair and Teaching 8 years

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CLASSES TAUGHT 

Marker Illustration
• Digital Illustration - Photoshop / Illustrator
• Computer Modeling - 
Solidworks 

• Toy Design
• Product Design
• Graduate Design
• Furniture Design
• Package Design

• Mechanical Design

• Fabrication

• Machining

• Portfolio
• Career Development 

• Ergonomics

• Product Psychology 

   • Trend Analysis

   • Costing

   • Royalties and Product Valuation

   • Patents

   • Scheduling

   • Business Skills

Teaching 2 years

Teaching 2 years

Current 

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ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES 

Program Creation, Management,

  Growth, and Development 

• Budget Planning and Management 
• Program Accreditation Review 

• Academic Administration 

• High School Recruitment

• Corporate Sponsorships 

• Instructor Development 

• Curriculum Development

• Convocation Planning

• Class Scheduling

• Student Retention

STUDENT ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES 

• Instituted Learning Disability Accommodations 

• Addressed Student Needs for 156 students

• Solicited and Placed Student Internships 

• Student Performance Tracking

• Assisted “At Risk” Students 

• Corporate Sponsorships 

• Graduate Placement
• Career Counseling 

• Portfolio Reviews
• Graduate Shows

Toy Design

Toys

Product Design

Products

Packaging Design

Packaging Comps

Furniture Design

Furniture

Digital Illustration

Digital Sketch

Entertainment Design

Costing

Costing

Our class in Animatronics attracted attention from Disney Imagineering who hired 4 graduates and continued recruiting from our program.

Imagineering

Engineering & Fabrication

Fabrication

Machining

Machining
Grads

Four graduates launched their first successful product venture using crowd funding and formed their own design firm.

Andromeda
Testimonial

Graduate licensed her design from the Art Institute Furniture Design class for $750,000 to Coalesce, a division of Steelcase

Neocon Winner

Student testimonial  on how learning costing helped her advance her career to her current level as Vice President of Design

Industrial Design Poster