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Ms. Ali R. Mayer

OBJECTIVES

The Function of Education is to Teach one to Think Intensively and to Think Critically…Intelligence Plus Character-that is the Goal of True Education

Nothing in the World is more Dangerous than Sincere Ignorance and Consciencous Stupidity

Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man (woman) should do this job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better!!!!!

All Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr.

(I added the ‘woman’ in the third quote)

FUNCTIONAL SUMMARY

  • Twenty years of administrative and teaching experience developing, implementing and evaluating health care programs and services for adolescents.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate and work with youth and adults from multiple cultures to identify their health concerns and meets their health care needs.
  • Team member and presenter for the Health Task Force (1999). Assisted in obtaining Federal and City Funds (2.1 million) used to provide health care services in San Francisco schools.
  • Present liaison between the Health Programs Department and the school site (3 schools). Experienced in policy preparation, supervision of interns and staff.
  • Studied and trained with the well-known, Gerald G. Hirschberg, Doctor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Berkeley, CA
  • Extensive travel in countries from which significant number of San Francisco residents have come.

EDUCATION

CHES, Certified Health Education Specialist

CLAD, Cross Culture, Language and Academic Development,

MS, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

          Major: Health Science: Concentration in Adolescent Health

       California State University at Northridge, CA. 

          Teacher of Health and Physical Education, Professional Clear Credential.

          Supplemental Authorization: Community and Family Health — Including Drug Use and Abuse

Life Credential, Wingate Institute,  Israel

B.S. Glassboro State College, NJ 

Life Credential Teacher of Health and Physical Education, Long Island University, New York

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco, CA Grades 9-12.

Abraham Lincoln High School

     Swimming, Health and Physical Education Instructor

     Health Liaison, Safe School Ambassador, Health Teacher Leader, Teen Talk Group

Balboa High School,

     Health and Physical Education Teacher

     Health Liaison and Health Outreach Leader

Wilson High School

     Health and Physical Education Teacher

     Health Liasion and Youth Outreach Leader

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA  

      Guest Speaker numerous times in the Education department.

      Topic: Health Education on the Secondary Level

Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA,

Porter Middle School

           Physical Education Instructor

Washington Irving Junior High School, Los Angeles, CA.

            Health and Physical Education Instructor: Grades 7-9. 

            Drill Team Coach and Drum Squad Sponsor:

The Valley School, Van Nuys, CA,

            Health and Physical Education Teacher: Grades K-9

            Coach: Volleyball, Swimming, Gymnastics teams.

Vanowen Medical Group, North Hollywood, CA.

            Serving the community, I worked with medical supervision as a Medical Administrator, Biofeedback Clinician

            Trained personnel in Physical Therapy; Introduced Biofeedback, Medical Assistant.

Three Israeli schools, Bat Yam, Israel,

            Administrator, Health and Physical Education Teacher,Administrator of:   A Health and Physical Education curricula was developed

            to advance their programs and directed community functions as part of the administration.  Also designed were the implemented

            programs to involve and parents, teachers, and students to improve student academic outcomes in a distressed community

            south of Tel Aviv.

AFFILIATIONS

ASHA (American School Health Association)

NCSOPHE (Northern California Society of Public Health Educators)

ASCD (Association for School Curriculum Development)

AAHE (American Association for Health Education)

CHES-NCHE  (National Commission for Health Education)

       Health Consumer Reports

UESF United Educators of San Francisco

CTA (California Teachers Association)

AFT  (American Federation for Teachers)           

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Health related conferences attended on a continuing basis. Unique knowledge and skill in theintegration of health concerns in the  SST (student study team) and SAP (Student Assistance Program) process. Worked part-time during studies of Bachelor of Science degree. Worked full-time.

COMPUTER SKILLS: PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Scanner, Internet Access, Quicken, GotoMyPC, Vista etc.           

INTERESTS: Music, Photography, Travel, Adventure, My Circle of Friends that are my family, music, speaking a second language (Hebrew) and my two cats; Cali and Boo