Barry Sovel Resume [2006]

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recent teaching experience


AP Psychology/Social Science/Computer Literacy/ELD Academy, Casa Grande High School
(9th - 12th grades)

7/00 to present


Social Studies, Tamalpais High School
(10th/12th grades)

8/99 to 6/00


Social Studies/Mathematics, Petaluma Junior HS
(7th/8th grade)

8/93 to 6/99

training, staff development, evaluation and supervison experience

PAR Coach, BTSA Support Provider, Master Teacher

Petaluma City School District

9/02 to present

Technology Mentor

Digital High School, Tamalpais HS

8/99 to 6/00

Adjunct faculty: Multimedia Authoring for Teachers

School of Education, Sonoma State University

Fall 2000

Adjunct faculty: Clear Credential Technology courses

University of San Diego - extended education

7/97 to present

Technology Mentor

Petaluma City School District

8/95 to 6/98

Apprenticeship Coordinator

College of San Mateo

2/80 to 6/82

leadership experience

Designated Administrator substitute

Fall 2004 to present

Independent Study Coordinator, Summer School, Petaluma City School District

Summer 2004 and 2005

Small Learning Community co-coordinator, Casa Grande High School

9/04 to 6/05

Petaluma City School District Negotiations Team

8/04 to present

District PAR Panel, Petaluma City School District

10/03 to present

Union Site representative, Executive Council, Petaluma Federation of Teachers

9/03 to present

California State Conference Committee, CUE [Computer Using\ Educators]

9/03 to present

WASC Technology Committee chair, Casa Grande High School


Distance Learning Taskforce - CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing

12/99 to 6/01

Mathematics Preparation Initiative regional planning committee [SSU/SCOE]

2/99 to 6/99

Program Quality Review Consultant/leader for Mathematics (SCOE)

1998 /99

Member of SSU School of Education Single Subject Credential Advisory Board

1997 to 1999


Administrative Credential

St Marys'CA College

August 2005

SADIE certification

University of San Diego

December 2000

Single Subject Supplemental Credential


June 1995

Single Subject Credential

Social Science

June 1993

MA - Psychology

Sonoma State University

May 1992

BA - Psychology

Sonoma State University

January 1969


History, Geography, Political Science, Mathematics

Supervisor Credential (lifetime)

California Community Colleges


Language Program

University of Zaragoza, Spain

Summer 1967

California State College International Program

Uppsala University, Sweden


publications and awards

CUE: Leroy Finkel Fellowship for Educational Technology Leadership (2001)

Internationalism: Using Technology to Connect Students and Nations (March 2002, OnCUE)

World War 1 WebQuest (2000)

Sonoma State University Presidential Scholar (1992)

The Process of Program Development (MA Thesis) (1992)

CA APEL Scholar - Mathematics (1992)

Hazardous Material Technician Curriculum (1986)

The Computer Operator Apprenticeship Workbook, (co-author/editor) (1985)

other related activities

Grandfather: Austin Hurd, 7/13/03 to present

Grandfather: Cassie Ann Taylor, 6/26/03 to present

Workshop Presentation, CUE [Sacramento] [October 2002]
Putting the Education back into Educational Technology

Workshop Presentation, CUE [Anaheim] [May 2002]
Using Authentic Assessment to find creditable evidence online

State of CA: National Learning Systems: reader: SSAT in Technology [for preservice teachers] October 2001

Contemporary World History Project: CA International Studies Project,
Stanford University and University of the Pacific, 7/01 to present

Board Member, Wine Country CUE Affiliate, April 2001 to June 2004

Chair - Casa Grande HS Technology and DHS Committee 9/00 - June 2004

WebQuest Page contributor, February 2002

Apple Learning Exchange contributor, UOP #2650, July 2000

SCORE History/Social Science contributor. The 'Schools of California Online Resources for Education' website, August 2000

CA Distance Learning Task Force - CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing 12/99 to present

Vanguard II Training Program [Apple]/Apple Learning Exchange] 12/99 - 6/00

Grandfather: Alexander Claiborne Roeser , 8/25/98 to present

North Bay International Studies Project: Teacher Leader-Technology (SSU) 1996 to present

Golden State Exam reader: Algebra 1996, 1998

Sonoma County History Day judge (SCOE) 1993, 1996, 1999, 2000

Re-establish and Chair Petaluma District Technology Committee 1995-1998
This included chairing the subcommittee that both updated the District Technology Plan and created the k - 8 technology articulation rubric

Petaluma District Technology Steering committee 1995-1998

Sonoma County Office of Ed "County Connect" technology advisory committee 1995-1996

California CORE+ Restructuring Project 1995

RECESS (Redwood Empire Chapter of Social Studies) Advisory Board member 1993 to 1995

CLAS Exam reader: History 1994

For more information, you may contact Barry Sovel

[last updated: 1 January 2006]

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