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occupational therapist , Special education educator

Catherine Ann McDougald, American special education educator, occupational therapist. Certified in storytelling Dominican College, 1995. Joette Lavarini Memorial scholar, California State University, 1989. Member American Association of University Women, International Association University Women, National Association Underwater Instructors, California Association Resource Specialists, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

McDougald, Catherine Ann was born on May 12, 1945 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Lawrence M. and Cita (Capuccio) McDougald.

Education

Bachelor, Dominican College, 1967. Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Dominican College, 2000. Associate of Arts, West Los Angeles College, 1984.

Master of Arts in Special Education, California State University, Carson, 1990. Resource Specialist Certified, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1991. English as Second Language Supplemental, Sonoma State University, 1991.

Career

Teacher, library, Academy Inmaculada Concepcion and University P.R., Mayaguez, 1967-1970;teacher, St. Joseph School, Hilo, Hawaii., 1970-1972;teacher, Spotswood College, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 1972-1973;owner, operator, The Puka Giftshop and Wailoa Watersports, Hilo, 1973-1978;tour director, Hawaiian Holidays, Honolulu, 1976;reservations support troubleshooter, United Airlines, Los Angeles, 1984-1988;teacher special education, California State University Infant Toddler Development Center, Carson, since 1988;teacher special education, Los Angeles Unified School District, since 1990;teacher severely handicapped students, Marin County Office Education, 1992, 93, 94. Acting assistant director West Los Angeles College and Community Superior vena cava syndrome, Culver City, California, hiring and training caregivers, 1994. Representative school education advisory board California State University, 1990-1991.

Interviewer, evaluator School Special Education California, Carson, 1990. Researcher, consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified in storytelling Dominican College, 1995.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, International Association University Women, National Association Underwater Instructors, California Association Resource Specialists, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, languages, sewing, swimming, piano, art, theater.

Connections

father:
Lawrence M. McDougald

mother:
Cita (Capuccio) McDougald