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Secondary school educator

Akiko Charlene Morimoto, American secondary school educator. Certified secondary teacher, California, adult education teacher, California. Named Vista Mentor Teacher Vista Unified School district, 1986-1989, 90—.

Background

Morimoto, Akiko Charlene was born on May 2, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Satosu Don and Midori Jean (Ohira) Morimoto.

Education

Bachelor, California State University, Los Angeles, 1971.

Career

Teacher Los Angeles City Schools, 1972-1977. Instructor University California, San Diego, summers 1983-1985. Teacher Vista (California) Unified School District, since 1977.

Consultant San Diego Area Writing Project, La Jolla, California, since 1981. Table leader California Assessment Program-Writing, San Diego, since 1987, California Literature Project, since 1988. Lead judge school site portfolio National Board for Professional Teaching Studies/Early Adolescent/English Language Arts Assessment Laboratory University Pittsburgh/Connecticut State Department Education, 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, California, adult education teacher, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: (with others) Foundations of Art Education, 1973. Editor (district literature magazine) Visions of Our Youth, 1986, 87.

Membership

Member Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, since 1985. Member California Association Teachers of English (member-at-large board directors since 1991, Excellence in Classroom award 1988), Association San Diego Educators of Gifted, California Association of Gifted, National Council Teachers of English (commission on language since 1990), Whole Language Council, National Writing Project, Greater San Diego Council Teachers English (president since 1992, vice president publicity 1988-1992, Excellence in Classroom award 1988), California Reading Association, Greater San Diego Reading Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: designing logos, weaving, theatre, art work for professional organizations, enamelling.

Connections

father:
Satosu Don Morimoto

mother:
Midori Jean (Ohira) Morimoto