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Teacher Bio


Christina D. Heal



Teachers College at Columbia University, New York City, NY July-August 2018, August 2019

Reading and Writing Project Summer Institute

Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education, Malibu, CA July 1999

Master of Arts in Education;

California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Cross-cultural, Language & Academic Development Emphasis University of California, College of Letters and Science, Santa Barbara, CA June 1998

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science: International Relations

Hokkaido International Foundation, Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan August 1997

University of California sponsored language and culture study



California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential August 1999

Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate  August 1999




ELA Teacher 8/2017-present

The Parish School, Dana Point, CA

Substitute Teacher: short term and long term positions 1/2016-6/2017

Capistrano Unified School District San Clemente, CA

Fourth Grade Teacher 9/2002-6/2003

Irvine Unified School District: Canyon View Elementary National Blue Ribbon School, Irvine, CA

Second Grade Teacher 8/1999-6/2002

Round Rock Independent School District: Fern Bluff Elementary National Blue Ribbon School, Round Rock, Texas
Bluebonnet Elementary, Round Rock, TX
Austin Independent School District: Wooldridge Elementary, Austin, TX


Capistrano Unified School District and community

    • Served as Lobo PTA President,  VP, and auditor 3/2012-6/2016
    • Taught monthly art lessons to Lobo Elementary students,  2013 to 2017
    • Taught Faith Formation at Our Lady of Fatima Parish 2011-2013, 2015-2016 and at St. Edward Parish 2006-2007
    • Girl Scout Leader, 2012-present
    • AYSO soccer coach and referee, 2008-present
    • Served as President, VP, and treasurer of St. Anne’s Circle, mothers’ group at St. Edward’s Parish, 2005-2008

Irvine Unified School District

  • Honoree, Parents Appreciating Teachers, Innovative Teaching Award Program

Round Rock Independent School District

  • Honoree, Achievement Award: for honor and distinction in the field of education