Mark A. Carey, M.A., Learning Specialist
MARK A. CAREY, M.A.
FORMAL EDUCATION
Master of Arts, Education of Exceptional Children, 1980
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education,
1975
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
Postgraduate education in educational administration,
1982
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Multicultural education, bilingual assessment, and Spanish language,
Summer, 1981
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Spanish language and bilingual education program, Summer,
1978
Instituto Cultural Tenochtitlán, Morelia, Mexico

 
CREDENTIALS
Multiple Subjects Credential CA#TC275736 (Preschool-Adult, Life)

Learning Handicapped Specialist Credential CA#275735 (Specific Learning Disabilities,
Mild Mental Retardation, Severely Emotionally Disturbed/Behavior Disorders- Life)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Education Consultant: Kaulele Education Services, Inc., Kilauea, HI 9/00-present
Founded Kaulele Education Services in September of 2000 in order to provide educational evaluation, academic tutoring, and education consultation to students, families, and schools on the island of Kaua`i;


Director of Education: QWERTY Education Services, Inc., Menlo Park, CA 5/86-present
Established this private practice in 1986 to provide a broad range of education consulting including individual academic tutoring for school support as well as remedial or enrichment skills, diagnostic evaluation of students' aptitude and achievement, planning for educational programs in concert with schools and other professionals, teaching educational applications for computers, upgrading and training for home Macintosh computers systems, leading staff development and parent information seminars, and a variety of other related services. This is an extension of independent tutoring and consultation services I have been providing since 1976.


Technology Coordinator and Computer Teacher, Phillips Brooks School, Menlo Park, CA 9/87-6/97
Teacher of computer classes for fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. Provided staff training and coordinated additional support services. Established and chaired the school's Technology Committee and led the development of the school's Technology Plan. Installed and maintained 40 Macintosh computer systems and networking. Participated as a member of the Diversity Committee and in other aspects of the broader school community.

Teacher, Fremont Unified School District, Fremont, CA 2/83-6/86
Teacher of fifth grade class and teacher of intermediate and secondary Seriously Emotionally Disturbed classes. Participation in Gifted and Talented Education programs, School Site Child Study Team, and School Improvement Committee.

Educational Diagnostician, Children's Health Council, San Jose, CA 10/81-1/83
Participation as member of multi-disciplinary diagnostic team in evaluation of educational and mental health needs of English and Spanish-speaking clients. Established a school program for multi-handicapped students, assisted in development of treatment services, and planned and supervised renovation of building and grounds for these purposes.

Head Teacher, Children's Health Council, Palo Alto, CA 9/78-9/81
Teacher of primary level multi-handicapped Special Day Class in a well-established diagnostic and treatment agency. Regular collaboration with multi-disciplinary professionals.

Resource Specialist, Bayshore School District, Daly City, CA 9/77-6/78
Learning Disability Specialist for students in K-8th grades. Educational evaluation, program planning and implementation, and school-wide consultation.

Teacher, Children's Health Council, Palo Alto, CA 6/76-8/77
Teacher of primary level multi-handicapped class. Included summer program planning and implementation.

Substitute Teacher, Springfield City Schools, Springfield, OH 1/75-12/75
Long-term substitute in regular and special education classes, K-12th.

Student Teacher, Antioch School, Yellow Springs, OH 3/74-6/74
Ungraded private elementary school.

Teacher's Aide, Catlin-Gabel School, Portland, OR 3/73-6/73
K-5th grades.

Teacher/Counselor, Rancho Mardos School, Ramona, CA 9/72-12/72
Residential treatment center for adolescent boys with behavior disorders.

Teacher, Rivendell School, Palo Alto, CA 9/71-6/72
Parent-cooperative preschool-primary program.
LANGUAGE
Oral and written communication in Spanish. Basic knowledge of written Hawaiian.

Background in diversity issues including cultural sensitivity in assessment and programming.

REFERENCES
 Professional references available upon request
© Mark A. Carey, M.A., and Kaulele Education Services, Inc. 2010