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Mark Cruthers

I am 16 year teaching veteran. I have taught Advanced Placement courses for seven years including: AP US History, AP European History, AP American Government and Politics. I have taught home schoolers Advanced Placement courses for five years with a 100% pass rate. My private and public school pass rate has either matched the national average or surpassed it.
Experience 2003- present
Teacher Rancho Cucamonga, CA Rancho Cucamonga H. S.
Advanced Placement U.S. History (grade 11)
Advanced Placement Reader 2007 AP US History Exam
  • Economics (College Prep) (grade 12)
  • U.S. History (grade 11)
2003- present (Night school)
Teacher Monrovia, CA EIE Academy
Advanced Placement U.S. History (grades 9-12)
  • Advanced Placement European History (grade 9-12)
  • Advanced Placement Coordinator
Teacher Valley Village, CA Valley Torah High School
Advanced Placement European History (grade 10)
  • World History (grade 10)
  • Ancient History (grade 9)
1999-2002 Watsonville, CA Monte Vista Christian School
  • Social Studies Teacher (grades 6-8)
  • Student Council Advisor
  • Member Parent Teacher Guild
  • Basketball Coach (girls and boys teams)
  • Trip Leader Kauai and Washington D.C.
1998-1999 Honolulu, HI Chaminade University
Adjunct Faculty - Lecturer
  • Undergraduate Instructor (N.T. 215/ 2 terms)
1991-1993 San Marino, CA South Western Academy
Teacher / Coach
  • P.E. Supervisor
  • Literature Teacher
  • Speech Teacher
  • Varsity Basketball Coach (boys)
1988-1992 GA, HI, & CA MOS 11B
U.S. Army
  • Soldier
  • Served in Army Reserves and National Guard
  • Served in the Los Angeles Riots
Education 1990-1992 Pasadena, CA Fuller
  • M.A. Theology
1985-1989 Honolulu, HI University of Hawaii
  • B.A. Communications
  • Minor- History/Political Science
2005 Fullerton Cal State Fullerton
CAPSTONE – Economics Seminar and Workshop (8 Hours)
2005 San Diego, CA University of San
  • Continuing Education (30 hours)
  • Advanced Placement American Government and Politics
2004-2005 Claremont, CA Claremont-McKenna
  • Continuing Education (60 Hours)
  • FTE (Foundation for teaching Economics)
2002 Palo Alto, CA Stanford University
  • Continuing Education (40 Hours)
  • Advanced Placement European History
2001 Monterey Bay, CA Cal State University, M.B.
  • Continuing education (30 Hours)
  • Advanced Placement United States History
2002 San Bernardino, CA Cal State University, S.B.
  • California Credential Courses
  • Education Technology
  • Education Psychology
2004 Riverside, CA U.C. Riverside, S.B.
  • Health Science
  • Education Technology
  • Special Education
2004 Credentialing/Certification
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing State of California CA Clear Credential 050054942
  • Professional Staff Certificate State of Hawaii
  • Professional Academic Certificate Hawaii Catholic Schools
  • SSAT
  • CSET
  • ACSI (Life Time Bible Waiver)
Interests Reading, running, basketball, swimming, museums, art, travel, and politics.
Awards 2003 – Present Rancho Cucamonga High School
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers Honoree 9th ed
1999 – 2002 Monte Vista Christian School
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers Honoree 7th ed
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers Honoree 8th ed
  • Disney Award Nominee for Teachers
  • School Paper Article
1994-1999 Star of the Sea School
  • Who’s Who in America in the West
  • School Recognition for service
1988-1992 U. S. Army
  • Various Service Ribbons
  • Los Angeles Riot Service Award
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