MACP, Northwest University, 2008
BA Psychology, Seattle Pacific University, 2002
I am passionate about adult education and have spent the past seven years in the College of Adult Professional Studies (CAPS), working with adult students to help realize their dreams of obtaining a higher education degree.
With that said, I am also passionate about partnering with students towards realizing their professional and academic goals in order to fulfill their personal calling and mission in life. In fact, students that I have partnered with in the CAPS psychology program have gone onto may excellent graduate schools, such as UW, George Fox, Lewis and Clark, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, and our own Northwest University. From this, many of my former CAPS students are now in fulfilling careers as drug and alcohol counselors, private counseling practitioners, public school counselors, para-educators and more. In addition, I am driven to advocacy efforts within my local community. I believe that each and every student is entitled to an equitable education. With this as my mission, I ran for election for my local school district. As an elected school board member, I am able to use my professional expertise to impact the lives of children in the K-12 educational setting. What’s more, is that as a school board member, I have come to recognize the impactful role I have as a counseling professional, in terms of creating government policy based on social justice advocacy, to provide an equitable, accessible education for all. With that in mind, I believe wholeheartedly, that each and every person has a God given potential that is enhanced when afforded the educational opportunity, this includes my students who become a part of the NU community. In both of my roles, as a faculty instructor and a school board director, I want to be a change agent, finding ways to make both public education and higher education accessible, equitable and available to all.
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Hashem, N.A. & D’Angelo, K.J. (2013). Biography of Deborah Best. In Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology online. Wiley Publishing.
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Mountains beyond Mountains: The Quest of Paul Farmer A Man Who Would Cure The World by Tracy Kidder (2011).
Working with my son on legislative issues, watching my youngest daughter play premier soccer, traveling and watching documentaries and cooking shows, running back road trails, exploring and implementing new ideas with my community related to social justice advocacy and political causes.