Role in Program
Instructor of EDCS/SLS 644
Professional Experience Relevant to Program
Instructor, Institute for Teacher Education- Secondary, COE, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa
- Taught both in public and charter schools in the Hawaiʻi Department of Education for 25 years supporting Hawaiian language and culture initiatives.
- Advocate for culture-based education
- Research agenda focuses on the advancement of the Native Hawaiian language and culture and its role in promoting student achievement for all students in Hawaiʻi.
- Committed to assisting teachers with discovering cultural practices and knowledge that will strengthen their connections to the land and people of Hawaiʻi.