Alumni Profiles

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Alumnus Veronica Amador

Veronica Amador

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Science and Spanish Exploratory/Culture Middle School Teacher.

Erika Bracamontes

Erika Bracamontes

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: A Social Science Curriculum For Latino Students Using Critical Pedagogy

Current Employment: Instructional Specialist for English Learners, Stockton Unified School District

Victoria Carr

Victoria Carr

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: African American Males: Historical Struggles of African Americans in Education and the Utilization of a Culturally Responsive Pedagogy to Close the Achievement Gap

Current Employment: 7th Grade Life Science Teacher

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Lisa Daniels

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: Know Your History: Developing a Culture-Centered Curriculum.

Current Employment: Executive Director of the Unsung Heroes Living History Project.

Alumnus Alejandro Delgadillo

Alejandro Delgadillo

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: English Language Advisory Committee(ELAC): The Bridge of Influence for Latino Parent Involvement.

Current Employment: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Multiple Subject 4th/5th grade teacher, Student Leadership Advisor, and Community Resource.

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Hong An Doan

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: The Stress Factors of Vietnamese 1.5 Generation Adolescents.

Current Employment: ESL Teacher and Program Coordinator; Incheon Metropolitan Office of Education; South Korea.

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Ashlee Drady

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: Dental Health and Latino Elementary Students in California and Latin America: A Curriculum.

Current Employment: K-8 ELD Coordinator and Spanish Teacher.

Alumnus Edith Espinoza

Edith Espinoza

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: 6th Grade Teacher; Elk Grove Unified School District.

Alumnus Karina Figueroa Ramirez

Karina Figueroa Ramirez

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: An Examination of the Influences of Racial Ethnic Identity, Familia, Gender Roles & School Structures on Sacramento Urban High School Xicana/Latina Educational Aspirations

Current Employment: Social "Justice" Science Educator at a Sacramento City Unified School District High School.

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Nancy Flores

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: Academic and Social Factors That Affect Latino Community College Students' Ability to Transfer to a Four-Year University.

Current Employment: College Advisor; City College of Chicago.

Alumus Chiung-Hui Fu

Chiung-Hui Fu

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: English for Communication: A Curriculum to Enhance Listening and Speaking Skills for 4th Graders in Taiwan

Current Employment: English Teacher for 1st, 3rd and 6th graders at Xing De Elementary School, Taiwan.

Josefina Geronimo-Uribe

Josefina Geronimo-Uribe

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: High School Spanish teacher; Bay Area.

Alumnus Gretchen Jung

Gretchen Jung

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: But We Still End Up Dead: The Effects of Mainstream Hollywood Film on Queer Identity Development

Current Employment: Lecturer for Multicultural film class at Sac State

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Elizabeth Lorda

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: Primary Language Writing in a Spanish/English Dual-Language Bilingual Program Using the 6+1 Trait Writing Program.

Current Employment: Kindergarten Teacher at a Spanish/English Dual Immersion 50/50 Program.

Alumnus Juanita Lupercio

Juanita Lupercio

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Science and Spanish Exploratory/Culture Middle School Teacher.

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Melissa Malika Murray

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: The Impact of African Centered Pedagogy on the Self and Group Identity of Adolescent Black Girls.

Current Employment: Tenth Grade High School Teacher at a Charter School Oak Park; Scaramento

Yvette Medina-Olvera

Yvette Medina-Olvera

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: English Learner Language Specialist, Twin Rivers Unified School District

Alumnus Jennifer Osalbo

Jennifer Osalbo

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: Filipino American Identity Development and Its Relation to Heritage Language Loss.

Current Employment: Resource Teacher for the Child Development Department; Sacramento City Unified School District.

Sarah Shintaku

Sarah Shintaku

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: The Academic Resiliency of Iu Mien Students in California Schools.

Current Employment: English Teacher, El Dorado Union High School District.

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Adrienne Thompson

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Thesis: Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) : An Analysis of Students' Reading Perceptions and California Standardized Test Results.

Current Employment: Diversity Manager; Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU); Portland, Oregon.

Alumnus Lesieli Tutuu

Lesieli Tutuu

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Project: The Utilization of a Qualitative Research to Conduct a Congruent Aculturally Unit.

Current Employment: Chemical Dependency Counselor; Washington State Juvinile Rehabilitaion Association.

Alumnus Lisa Vargas

Lisa Vargas

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Special Education Elementary School Teacher; Robla School District.

Rosa Vazquez

Rosa Vazquez

Degree: MA Multicultural Education

Current Employment: Youth Development Promoter, United States Peace Corps