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UNM Continuing Education offers education and training from the most talented, experienced and dedicated instructors! UNM Continuing Education has many outstanding instructors, and just like our students, a love for learning brings them here.


Mary Byrd UNMCE InstructorMary Byrd enjoys teaching and office automation consulting throughout the southwest and has been helping adults learn various computer software applications since 1989. She began teaching for UNM Continuing Education in 1998. Learning from her students and incorporating fun and real world examples into all of her classes is a priority. She is a Microsoft Office Certified Master Instructor and Microsoft Certified Professional. Mary currently specializes in Microsoft Project and Office applications, Intro to PCs and Windows operating systems. She is a Colorado Springs native and an ardent Rockies fan.

Upcoming Classes:

MS Project Module 1: Project Plan Definition (Section FAB‐PD) ‐ 11/22/2019
MS Project Module 2: Budgeting and Tracking (Section FAB‐PD) ‐ 12/06/2019
MS Project Module 3: Team Communication and Productivity (Section FAB‐PD) ‐ 12/13/2019

Cash Clifton is the Academic Foundations Coordinator at the University of New Mexico and possesses a background in business management, counseling, and teaching math in New Mexico public schools. He received a Bacheloré─˘s degree in mathematics and a Masteré─˘s degree in counseling, receiving recognition as the outstanding student in both programs. Cash has been teaching math since 2007 and leading professional development trainings since 2014. My philosophy of life-long education can be summed up as é─˙success is all about hard work.é─¨

Upcoming Classes:

Critical Thinking Certificate (Section Spring 1) ‐ 02/06/2020

Anne Lightsey UNMCE InstructorAnne Lightsey, a professional mediator since 1991, has mediated hundreds of cases and is a founding member of the mediation firm Alternatives: Dispute Resolution Services. Anne is also a specialty coach in balancing career and life, motivating employees, leading well-run meetings, and creating win-win communications. She is on the faculty at the University of New Mexico where she teaches mediation, and leads a variety of classes for business professionals at UNMé─˘s Anderson School of Management. Anne began her training career in 1984 when she lived overseas in Brazil, specializing in preparing exchange students for the changes they would encounter when they traveled abroad. It was then that she discovered that creating and delivering customized trainings are both a passion and gift.It was at a doctor's request (the doctor was searching for a way to respond to her patients' needs to be more focused, less scattered é─ý and thus have fewer accidents and missed appointments) that Anne began her career as a Professional Organizer. Since then, she has developed a national and international clientele.Anneé─˘s Mission Statement:To create, facilitate and engage in experiences which are positively life changing for all involved, while operating a profitable, ethical business.Anne is delighted to be able to make a living doing work she loves while assisting others as they reach their goals.Anne holds a BS degree in Communication from the University of Texas, Austin.www.annelightsey.com

Upcoming Classes:

Crucial Conversation: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High (Section Spring 1) ‐ 04/16/2020
Crucial Conversation: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High (Section Summer 1) ‐ 06/10/2020
Crucial Conversation: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High (Section Summer 2) ‐ 07/15/2020
Crucial Conversation: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High (Section Fall 2) ‐ 12/03/2019

Rav Nicholson UNMCE InstructorRav Nicholson retired from government service at the end of 2006 and began teaching MS Office applications and introductory computer courses shortly thereafter. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Nicholson worked for 30 years in counseling and dispute resolution. She relied heavily upon Access and Excel to manage client data and served for several years as an Access instructor and consultant. Her educational background includes a bachelor's degree in sociology, magna cum laude; a master's degree in counseling psychology; and an education specialist degree in counseling and human systems. After completing her professional education in the counseling field, Ms. Nicholson earned the equivalent of a computer science minor in university-level courses. She has also completed non-credit technical training in computer hardware and software applications and is a certified Microsoft Office Specialist. Her leisure activities include skiing, tennis, biking, swimming, running, skating, hiking, foreign languages, photography, reading, and playing the piano. She participates regularly in local foreign language conversation groups and is a Forest Service trail maintenance volunteer.

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OneNote for Modern Note‐Taking (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/19/2019

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PowerPoint: Beginning (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/18/2019
PowerPoint: Intermediate (Section FAB‐PD) ‐ 11/27/2019
PowerPoint: Advanced (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/09/2019

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Upcoming Classes:

Real Estate Law (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 01/06/2020
Real Estate Principles and Practice (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 01/27/2020
Broker Basics (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 02/14/2020
Real Estate Law (Section Summer 1) ‐ 07/20/2020
Real Estate Principles and Practice (Section Summer 1) ‐ 08/03/2020
Broker Basics (Section Fall 1) ‐ 08/17/2020
NMREC CORE Course (2019) (Section FAC‐PD) ‐ 12/14/2019

LaMonica Whittaker-Walker, PMP is the Director of Technology Projects for Central New Mexico Community College. LaMonica earned her undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of New Mexico. She has over fifteen years of project management experience and has served as a business consultant for various Fortune 500 companies in the USA, Canada, and Europe. LaMonica enjoys volunteering and participating as a board member at the Ronald McDonald House Charities-New Mexico.

Upcoming Classes:

Practical Project Management (Section Spring 1) ‐ 02/20/2020

Jay B. Cutts, MA (Special Education), has specialized in personalized instruction for standardized exams, including the LSAT, MCAT, PCAT, and GRE, for over 28 years. He is the lead author of the Barron's MCAT and LSAT prep books and the Barron's MCAT Flash Cards. He is an expert in test strategy, including intuitive math strategies, timing, logic, and problem-solving and has helped hundreds of students overcome math anxiety and test anxiety through the mastery of powerful strategies.

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MCAT/PCAT Test Prep (Section Summer 1) ‐ 06/13/2020

Ludmila C. Layne, Ph.D. in Psychology AND Organizational Learning and Instructional Technologies. Dr. Layne has over 30 years experience teaching, developing curriculum, and training students and faculty in instructional technologies in the United States, Mexico, Venezuela and Afghanistan. Dr. Layne is a Senior Analyst and an e-learning curriculum/instructional design specialist. She possesses more than 20 years experience, most recently as a consultant at the university level, helping clients to design, develop, support, and implement training and organization solutions for their organization. Excellent bilingual (Spanish and English) communicator.

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Online Technologies for Teaching and Training (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/03/2019

Metropolitan Court Judge Frank Sedilloé─˘s (é─˘82 BBA, é─˘87 JD) pursuit of a legal career began in the legislative branch when he served as Aide/Doorkeeper for Senator Pete Domenici and then as Aide to Congressman Manuel Lujan. Now he presides not only in court but as host of é─˙The Advocate,é─¨ a City of Albuquerque GOV 16 Television show. His contributions to UNM athletics began with the Lobo football team and have continued with nearly 20 yearsé─˘ service on the UNM Alumni Lettermené─˘s Association board of directors. Frank regularly write a monthly Journal article called

Upcoming Classes:

Make Your Case: Introduction to Law Camp (ages 10‐14) (Section Spring 1) ‐ 03/09/2020

Gathen Garcia UNMCE InstructorGathen Garcia is a native (fourth generation) New Mexican born and raised in Albuquerque. He has been employed at PNM for the past 33 years, currently as the Manager of Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Department (DGIS). He is responsible for managing all GIS, CAD, and 3D Visualization support for electric transmission & distribution at PNM. He is also responsible for all AutoCAD customization. For the past 24 years, he has also been teaching beginning through advanced AutoCAD and 3D modeling & SketchUP through Continuing Education. He has been using AutoCAD since release 2.x which was introduced in 1984. He has trademarked and patented two software applications that have been sold and are being marketed to the global utility industry. His group has received geospatial awards from GITA and ESRI. He is a past board member of the New Mexico Geographic Information Council (NMGIC), a member of the Central New Mexico College GIS Advisory Committee, and a member of the Albuquerque Public Schools CAD Advisory committee. He first got involved with GIS in 1997 while managing the CAD Department for PNM. His involvement with GIS has primarily been in the Utility Industry.

Upcoming Classes:

SketchUp: Introduction to 3D Modeling (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/25/2019

Kurt Menke is a Certified GIS Professional (GISP) who has been working in the field for 14 years. He received a Masters degree (MA) in Geography from the University of New Mexico in 2000. That same year he founded Birdé─˘s Eye View to apply his expertise with GIS technology towards the worldé─˘s mounting ecological and social problems. Towards this end, Mr. Menke focuses largely on conservation. With Birdé─˘s Eye View he has worked for dozens of federal, state and municipal agencies, and non-government organizations. He is proficient in the use of both ESRI and open source software, and the creation, analysis, modeling, and display of spatial data. Mr. Menke has served on the Board of Directors for the New Mexico Geographic Information Council (NMGIC) and is a past President. He is currently President of the Grand Canyon Wildlands Council. He teaches GIS at UNM and other schools, and is a member of the Society for Conservation GIS.

Upcoming Classes:

QGIS: Intermediate (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/19/2019
QGIS: Advanced (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/05/2019

Mr. Sandeep Talasila is a certified GIS Professional working at the Earth Data Analysis Center, the University of New Mexico since 2009. He holds a Masteré─˘s degree in Engineering Science from the Louisiana State University. He has been involved in GIS-based data analyses, developing customized GIS solutions for various projects leveraging GIS tools, applications, data visualization. ČćMr. Talasila is experienced in ESRI ArcGIS Suite of products such as Desktop, Server, and Collector; developed web mapping and data collection applications. He has been teaching courses on GIS, Map Design, and Online Mapping at the UNM and for the NM Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP). Mr. Talasila is a board member of New Mexico Geographic Information Council (NMGIC).

Upcoming Classes:

Geographic Information Systems: Advanced (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/26/2019

Pat Berrett UNMCE InstructorPat Berrett received an MBA from UNM Anderson Schools. Pat has worked in commercial photography since 1980. His primary client base includes those in the arts, crafts, and performing arts. He also works with many high tech and emerging technology clients.

Upcoming Classes:

Photography 2 (Section FAB‐PD) ‐ 12/02/2019

Jeff Brody UNMCE InstructorJeff Brody has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Chicago. Jeff has over 25 years experience in information technology and software development. He currently owns his own consulting company specializing in application programming, website development and training for small businesses.

Upcoming Classes:

PHP and MySQL: Beginning (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/25/2019

Mary Elkins UNMCE InstructorMary Elkins has a BA in mathematics and an AA in commercial photography. A lifelong fan of cameras and lighting gear, Mary has mastered the most complicated style of imageryé─ţarchitectural and interior photography while working for a local photography studio. Mary specializes in digital techniques using Photoshop and Lightroom.

Upcoming Classes:

Drone Photography Overview (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/07/2019

Thomas Gagliano UNMCE InstructorTom Gagliano is a local graphic artist and illustrator with nearly 30 years of experience in drawing, illustration and design. He is published in internationally-distributed science magazines and textbooks, and has adapted his hand illustration techniques to electronic format producing electronic illustrations and infographics since the mid 1990s. He currently works in the environmental industry as a Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Artist and Illustrator.

Upcoming Classes:

Illustrator: Intermediate (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/14/2019

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After Effects: Beginning (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/26/2019

Adele Gangai UNMCE InstructorAdele Gangai received a BFA in graphic design from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York. Adele has over 30 years of graphic design experience from working in advertising, newspaper, printing, animation and museum agencies. She has won several awards and was a contributor to the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service as a graphic developer. Adele owns and operates her own graphic design business.

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InDesign: Online Portfolios (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/02/2019

Kevin Glasgow UNMCE InstructorKevin Glasgow holds a BS in Graphic Design and Art Education from Eastern New Mexico University. Kevin has over 25 years experience as a graphic designer in both print and broadcast media. He currently works as creative director for a regional industrial supply company.

Upcoming Classes:

Logo Design (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/26/2019

Reinhard Lorenz UNMCE InstructorReinhard Lorenz is a Producer and Director who has been working in the film industry for 15 years. Among his work are featuredocumentaries, TV formats,corporate video and media content for exhibitions and installations. The award-winning Feature Documentary Flamenco School on the Art of FlamencoDance went to festivals worldwide. He is currently researching for a documentary on education and learning.As an accomplished instructor and educator, he has taught internationally inGermany, the US and South Africa. His teachings draw from his academicbackground as well as his expertise from the field.He holds an MFA in Filmmaking from the University of the Arts in Berlin and an associate's degree in History from Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany.For more information, visit the company website First Eye Films LLC, www.firsteyefilm.com

Upcoming Classes:

Videography II (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/25/2019
Producing 101 (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/03/2019
DaVinci Resolve: Introduction to Color Grading (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/04/2019

Chris Paul has a BA in Music from The Evergreen State College. Chris has shot and edited commercials, corporate video and documentaries for Motorola, Sandia National Labs, Peabody Energy, the Multiple Sclerosis Society and many more. He was an early adopter of nonlinear editing and has since expanded his experience to include visual effects, 3D animation and digital cinematography.

Upcoming Classes:

Premiere Rush (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 11/18/2019
Cinematography Essentials (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/02/2019

Brad Stoddard UNMCE InstructorOwner of a local production and postproduction company, Brad Stoddard produces, directs and is a picture editor with awards and credits in television, documentary and narrative film. Brad is an Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro and President of the New Mexico Post Alliance.

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Apple Certification Exam Session (Section FAC‐PD) ‐ 12/13/2019

Zac Van Note received his BFA in Graphic Design from New Mexico State University. Zac has over 25 years of experience in graphic design, web development, marketing and communications. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including websites, mobile apps, user experience research, catalogs, magazines and tradeshow booths. He is currently a manager of User Experience (UX) Research and Design for a large government contractor.

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Designing for the Web (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/10/2019

Denise received her MFA with an emphasis in printmaking from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Denise has been a graphic designer and artist for over 30 years. She has designed everything from advertisements to books, brochures, flyers, manuals, posters, signs, and websites and owns her own graphic design business. She is also a published poet and exhibits regularly as a fine artist.

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WordPress: Beginning (Section FAB‐PD) ‐ 11/19/2019

Paul David Fornell, MS, MCC, NCC, NCCC, LPCC, an educator for over 43 years and professional counselor for over 35 years; Paul provides leadership and expertise to the American Counseling Association as past Director of Ethics and Professional Standards and chair of the Ethics Interest Network. Paul is the School Advisor at Central New Mexico Community College in the School of Health, Wellness and Public Safety; a faculty member at the University of Phoenix-New Mexico for the Mental Health Counseling and Human Service programs and a faculty member for University of New Mexico - Honors College teaching ethics and Substance Abuse Studies for UNM Continuing Education. He has a private counseling, coaching and consulting practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Cultural Competencies for Counselors (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/07/2019

Sonia Masocco, R.A.P., CH, is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy as well as a member of the American Herbalist Guild. For the past 14 years, Sonia has had a private practice in Albuquerque; she also participates in lectures and conferences worldwide.

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Food as Medicine (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 02/10/2020
Chikitsa: the 6 major factors of health and wellness (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 03/09/2020
Clinical Case Studies in Herbalism (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 04/13/2020
Ethics of Herbal Medicine (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 05/11/2020

William Pearson, MS LPCC LADAC MAC SAP SAP-NMDOTBill Pearson is commitment to workforce development for human service workers and counselors, especially in McKinley County. With a strong background in treating co-occurring disorders, Bill keeps up with developments in the field by maintaining his dual-licensure as both LADAC and LPCC. Specializing in the area of addictions work and maintaining expertise in both additions and other mental health disorder treatment, his teaching covers professionalism and ethics, assessment protocol and procedures including SBIRT. As a Clinical Supervisor and Director of Synergy Behavioral Health Center in Gallup, New Mexico, Bill has over 25 years of experience providing individual, group and family therapy addressing chemical dependence, co-occurring and mental health needs in outpatient, residential, corrections and crisis response settings.

Upcoming Classes:

Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Planning (Section FAA‐PD) ‐ 12/14/2019

Sharon Whetten, M.Ed., BSMT (ASCP) is a Medical Technologist and Education Coordinator at the TriCore Reference Laboratories in Albuquerque. She is also the instructor of Health Occupation Programs at Central New Mexico Community College, where she received her associates in 1992, as well as an instructor of Medical Laboratory Science at University of St. Francis. Sharon graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico in 2000 with a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences. During the summer semester, Sharon supervised and assisted the laboratory instructors as well as the clinical experience of the UNM Continuing Education/TriCore pilot course in Phlebotomy.

Upcoming Classes:

Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomy for ASCP Certification (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 02/24/2020

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Tiramisu and Biscotti, two Classic Italian Desserts (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/07/2019
Cannoli and Panna cotta, two Classic Italian Desserts (Section FAB‐PE) ‐ 12/14/2019

This dedicated artist recently went full‐time in her career as an artist, making metal jewelry and teaching the craft to others. Her serendipitous path led her to enroll in a Jewelry Making class at a small Mennonite College in Ohio, where her instructor became her first mentor. Kristin says of her first encounter with creating metal jewelry, é─˙I liked what I was able to make and the thoughts I was able to achieve.é─¨ Kristin was hooked immediately when she discovered the torch, its flame and the tools of jewelry metalworking in her youth; she had found her calling.Kristin earned a Master of Fine Arts from Bowling Green University in Ohio. Then, on to Missouri where she began teaching fine arts classes at a small college. Her questing spirit later took her to Boston, Massachusetts, to a job she loved, teaching at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. Kristin supplemented her income with residential and commercial painting in Boston and then her own house painting business when she came to Albuquerque. Recently, Kristin took the plunge and is now a full time artist and teacher with her own studio. Her work is selling in galleries in New Orleans and Albuquerque. She brings her MFA and professional teaching background to Continuing Education at UNM. In 2004, this unique individual began challenging Continuing Education students with her own brand of bold, unconventional and whimsical artistic vision, rooted in the solid fundamentals of a traditional jewelry‐making craft. Her classes have inspired a following from the start. Like Kristin with her own first jewelry instructor years ago, many of her students are very loyal to her instruction and repeat the advanced class to pursue their own artistic visions.The Beginning Jewelry / Metals course starts with a series of sterling silver rings. Students learn to size, texture, chase, and form, then bezel‐set a cabochon stone.é─˙I like teaching people of all different levels. Most have their own ideas of what they want to do when they come to the class, so I work with those ideas and desires. I doné─˘t teach assignments,é─¨ says Kristin.Her smile seems to say, é─˙you can do ité─¨ for her students. Kristin inspires them to dare to dream, big or small. é─˙When teaching, I like to take something that can be very difficult and present it in a way that is simple and realistic,é─¨ says Kristin. Her students tackle the intricacies of fine metalworking in a spirit of fun under her watchful eyes, which may sport whimsy‐colored glasses. Kristin enjoys watching people react to her jewelry. Some of her work is on the serious side and some pieces, toy‐like, inspire people to play.Photo by Kyle Zimmerman.

Upcoming Classes:

Beginning Jewelry/Small Metals/Silversmithing and Bench Skills (Section FAD‐PE) ‐ 11/20/2019

Polly Jackson UNMCE InstructorProfessional fine artist with over thirty years of painting. Work shown in the Round House Capitol Arts Foundation Collection (permanent collection), Santa Fe, NM, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM, and private collections around the world. Her work has also been shown 11/6/99 on HGTV, Interiors of Design. Her art was selected for the 2002 poster for The Old Pecan Street Festival; Spring, Austin, TX. Polly has taught Painting with Acrylics and Drawing for the Absolute Beginner at UNMCE since 2009, Drawing with Flair/ Painting with Pastels since 2015, as well as private classes at Artisan Art Store (since 2009). She has exhibited in group art shows at Factory on Fifth, 2015, 2016, 2017.In 1975, Sunstone Press of Santa Fe, NM issued four of her greeting card designs, and Gargoyles, Inc. sold her ceramic tile designs. Jumpin' Junipers Publishers of Santa Fe, NM has issued a poster and a greeting card with her designs. She has taught at Laguna Gloria Austin Museum of Fine Arts (3 years), Austin Community College (2 years) and Painting with Acrylics, Painting with Oils, Pastels and En Plein Air Painting through The University of Texas Informal Classes (8+ years) (and various private classes) and painting with acrylics at Gardner‐Betts Juvenile Facility, in Austin, TX (5 years).Walking History Tour Guide in Santa Fe, NM, downtown Art Tour Guide in Santa Fe, NM with Aboot About, Santa Fe Walks, Art instructor for Laguna Gloria (AMOA), UT informal classes, Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, Gardner Betts Juvenile facility, Austin, TX, and private clients in Painting with Oils, Painting with Acrylics, En Plein Air, Painting with Pastels, Experimental Drawing, Drawing for the Absolute Beginner and Papier Mache, Knowledge and experience with Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe PageMaker, MS Word, FileMaker Pro, DreamWeaver, data entry, scanning and HTML Knowledge of Museum Practices and Curatorial Practices, and researcher for Art History Slide Library, College of Santa Fe.One Person Show:Brick Oven Restaurant on 35th, 2008, Austin, TX, WestlakeRetrospective, 2007, Austin, TX, Ruta Mayas, 2006, Austin, TX, Curras,2004, Austin, TX, The Collin B Restaurant 2002, Austin, TX., West LynnCafe 2001, Austin, TX., Lazy Oak Bed and Breakfast 2001, Austin, TX.,The Allen Collection 1996, Vail Colorado, American Indian Art Gallery1989, New Orleans, LA., Jeffrey's 1989, Austin, TX., Galisteo Inn1989, Galisteo, NM, Santa Fe East Gallery 1988, Santa Fe, NM., Origin,1985, Soho, NY.Two Person Show:Hyde Park Bar and Grill, 2006, Austin, TX, Kent Galleries 1994, SantaFe, NM, Galisteo Inn 1986, Galisteo, NM, St. John's College 1985,Santa Fe, NMThree Person Show:Edith Lambert Gallery 1991, Santa Fe, NM.PUBLICATIONSSouthwest Art Magazine 1994, Prince of Chaos by Roger Zelazny 1991,Knight of Shadows by Roger Zelazny 1990, Old Cars Weekly 1990, FocusArt Magazine, Santa Fe, NM 1988, Horizon Art Magazine 1988.

Upcoming Classes:

Drawing with Flair (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/18/2019

Janice Laird UNMCE InstructorJan Laird is a Native New Mexican. She grew up in Santa Fe and attended the University of New Mexico where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Home Economics and Nutrition Education. Jan also obtained her personal chef certificate from the United States Personal Chef Association. Jan is a Certified Personal Chef, Cooking School Instructor and Caterer. She teaches cooking classes that focus on the practical aspects of cooking good food that is both pleasing and nourishing. Chef Jan and her husband, C.E. started their business Jan Can" in 2008. After raising 7 children together, they have been making Jan Can a successful business."

Upcoming Classes:

Crêpes (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/15/2019
Contemporary Southwest (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/19/2019
Tamales and Tortillas (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/03/2019
Tamales and Tortillas (Section FAB‐PE) ‐ 12/10/2019

Gilda Latzky UNMCE InstructorGilda Latzky has been a cooking teacher and caterer for 35 years. She originally ran a very successful business in New York City.She migrated to the Southwest 14 years ago and has traveled to teach in Continuing Ed programs all over the West. She has been a member of the Personal Enrichment faculty for 13 years. Gilda loves to get everyone involved and demystify cooking to make it a fun experience.

Upcoming Classes:

The Art of Baking (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/19/2019
A Kaleidoscope of Cookies (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/03/2019

Sonia Masocco, R.A.P., CH, is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy as well as a member of the American Herbalist Guild. For the past 14 years, Sonia has had a private practice in Albuquerque; she also participates in lectures and conferences worldwide.

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Conversational Spanish Part I (Section Spring 1) ‐ 01/29/2020
Conversational Spanish Part II (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 04/01/2020

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Basket Weaving: Holiday Key Keeper (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/16/2019

Caroline Orcutt UNMCE InstructorCaroline has over 30 years of experience in adult education, developing and directing numerous certificate programs and courses in graphic design, digital arts and IT. In addition, she ran her own business for many years, specializing in graphic design and marketing.Expanding on her career in adult education and more recent education in psychology, Caroline is enrolled in the Mindfulness‐Based Professional Training Institute at the University of California San Diego and has completed the initial training to teach Mindfulness‐Based Stress Reduction courses. é─˙Mindfulness and well‐being have become a central focus of my life in retirement and I am genuinely enthusiastic about sharing my experience with others.é─¨

Upcoming Classes:

Mindfulness‐Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation (Section SEC A) ‐ 01/14/2020
Mindfulness‐Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) (Section SEC A) ‐ 01/21/2020
MBSR Day of Mindfulness (Section SEC A) ‐ 02/29/2020
Mindfulness‐Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation (Section SEC B) ‐ 03/23/2020
Mindfulness‐Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) (Section SEC B) ‐ 03/30/2020
MBSR Day of Mindfulness (Section SEC B) ‐ 05/09/2020

Irma Reeder UNMCE Instructor

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Folk Harp: Introduction (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/02/2019

I began my career as a potter in 2005. My first art class in 12 years of education was a tile making class with a friend. This was the first time that I had ever seen a potteré─˘s wheel in use. I watched more potteré─˘s wheel throwing than I did make tiles that semester. The instructor never did allow me to use the wheel, so during that same semester I took out a loan and purchase a potteré─˘s wheel. Using this wheel and eventually taking beginning ceramics courses, I learned a great deal. Because of this skill I developed I was recruited to run ASUNMé─˘s craft studio. This short period of time gave me the knowhow and confidence to open my own studio, which I did in 2008. Beginning with 1 pottery wheel in my living room, I was able to slowly accumulate over 9 years: 6000 sqft studios, 12 pottery wheels, slab rollers, extruders, and kilns. Throughout the last 9 years my partner and I have taught over 40,000 beginners in pottery. This is where I honed the skills that I developed in self‐study. Each person I taught had things that they did right and things they did wrong. After the first 10,000 people, a method emerged that is the most efficient transfer of artistic skill I have ever encountered and I am always eager to share these skills with any willing participant.I have made my career in teaching pottery classes and producing pottery for customers, and businesses. Because of the sheer volume of both, my own personal aesthetic has deconstructed visually, functionally, and philosophically to form and form alone. I have spent the last two years doing two things: understanding the vortex technology of the wheel thrown vessel (both intellectually and functionally) and creating highly functional pottery that is created using curve and light. I have tried to describe the style as Etruscan in form and function and Japanese in methodology and spirit. I create all of my vessels from one piece of clay, regardless of size or number of component parts. I have heard an old adage that there are three relationships developed in a potteré─˘s relations to his or her craft. First is the connection with the material of clay. Second is the is the relationship to the glaze in accordance with the clay. Third is the connection of the clay and the glaze within the fire. I have found this to be very true, especially as I enter into my tenth year and hopefully will begin to say that I am a potter.

Upcoming Classes:

The Potter's Wheel; an Introduction to Form and Function (Section FAF‐PE) ‐ 02/01/2020
The Potter's Wheel; an Introduction to Form and Function (Section FAD‐PE) ‐ 04/04/2020

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Bicycle Repair: Basic Mechanic (Section SPA‐PE) ‐ 01/15/2020
Bicycle Repair: Bicycle Certified Mechanic (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 02/12/2020
Bicycle Repair: Basic Mechanic (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/20/2019

Center for Global Awareness

Upcoming Classes:

Integrating the Past, Forging a Future (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/20/2019
Cross‐Cultural Awareness: Understanding Others (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/04/2019

Richard Blankmeyer was born and raised in Anaheim, CA. He attended the University of Southern California in on an NROTC scholarship, graduating in 1960 with a BA in Social Studies. Upon graduation, Dick served three years active duty as an officer in the U.S. Navy where he was assigned to an LST home ported in San Diego. After leaving the navy, he embarked on a 39 year career in banking which included various management positions in internal audit, consumer loan operations, and project development. Dick retired in 2002 and moved to New Mexico with his wife, Carol.

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19483 Age of the Great Flying Boats – Pan Am's Clipper Ships (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/04/2019

Roberta Boggess UNMCE InstructorRoberta Boggess is on the Leadership Council of the OLLI at the University of New Mexico. She is an active volunteer, participating in membership drives and any necessary events from baking cakes to making presidential decisions. Roberta has a B.A. in literature and an M.A. in linguistics. She taught writing and literature in Albuquerque Public Schools for 31 years. é─˙Bobbieé─¨ has received several teaching awards including the Chamber of Commerce's Blue Ribbon Teacher of the Year in 1990 and 1998. An informed and animated teacher, she loves explaining the story behind the story" to make literature and history come alive. Ms. Boggess has taught the following courses for the Osher program: Beowulf, Chauceré─˘s Canterbury Tales, The Plague, Why Do We Say That? John Donne was a Rock Star, and Theatre from the Greeks to Shakespeare."

Upcoming Classes:

If Walls Could Talk – Part Two (Section FAB‐PE) ‐ 11/14/2019
Beowulf (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/15/2019
New Mexico: Last Refuge of the Not‐So‐Good, Bad and Ugly (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/02/2019
News Flash! December 6, 1917! Halifax Leveled! (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/06/2019

Angelo Cervantes UNMCE InstructorAngel Cervantes is an avid genealogical researcher and has done historical and genealogical research in the Archivos of Chihuahua, Colima, Jalisco and Zacatecas, Mexico. He worked as a NM State Archivist in Santa Fe in 2001.

Upcoming Classes:

The California Gold Rush (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/15/2019
Anthropological Genetic History: Viriathus the first National Hero of the Iberian Peninsula (Spain/P (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/22/2019
Cradle of the Gods: Gobekli Tepe (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/06/2019
Anthropological Genetic History: The Suebi Connection to New Mexican Families (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/18/2019

Daniel Steven Crafts wrote for the great tenor Jerry Hadley until his tragic death. The first of their collaborations, The Song & the Slogan, a setting of poetry by Carl Sandburg, was made into a program for the PBS Television Network and ultimately won an Emmy for Best Music. His opera and vocal music and collaborations have included work with writers Rudolfo Anaya (La Llorona), V.B. Price (From a Distant Mesa), Benedict and Nancy Freedman (Sappho), Erik Bauersfeld (Diary of a Madman; Bartleby), poet Adam Cornford (many works) and cartoonist Shannon Wheeler (Too Much Coffee Man).With Too Much Coffee Man Opera he created a new sub-genre of classical opera known as Gonzo Opera. While using the vocal techniques of traditional opera, Gonzo Opera uses wildly comical and satirical plots and situations, and is designed for small ensembles. GonzoOpera.com To date Mr. Crafts has completed 17 operas, 13 symphonies, 6 concertos, and 15 large orchestral works, as well as a variety of shorter pieces. Having spent most of his life in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mr. Crafts moved to New Mexico in 1999.www.dscrafts.net / http://www.scene4.com/0514/carlasullwold0514.html

Upcoming Classes:

Christmas Music of Earlier Times (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/13/2019

Rose Day has a Ph.D. in English and an MA in Humanities and has taught college English courses for 32 years. She has studied at the University of New Mexico and State University of New York at Buffalo.Growing up semi-rurally in western New York, she has been a voracious reader since second grade. Moreover, she knows part of Ontario, having family in Niagara Falls, Canada, and having spent time in southern Ontario from childhood to early adulthood. She also writes, does oils and pastels an! d photography, plays guitar and sings. Before moving to Albuquerque in 1982, she lived in the Taos area, building an adobe in which her second son was born.Rose is recently retired from Central New Mexico Community College.

Upcoming Classes:

Mary Wollstonecraft: The Roots of Feminism as We Know (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/04/2019

* Born & educated in Albuquerque, New Mexico.* Received BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from UNM in 1954.* Served two years as a Lt. In the USAF in aircraft hydraulic system R&D at WPAFB.* Worked as an engineer, sales & marketing manager, subsidiary president, corporate VP & consultant for Pall Corporation for 45 years, mostly on Long Island, NY. Was their 81st employee & at retirement they had over 9,000.* Currently serves on the UNM, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board.* He helps review & rate the projects of the Mechanical Engineering Senior Design classes, four times a year.

Upcoming Classes:

Understanding DNA Results and What They Mean For You (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/06/2019

I received my Bachelors in Psychology from California State University, Long Beach, my Masters in Counseling, from USC and my doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology (now Alliant University), in Los Angeles, in 1979.I worked many years for private mental health clinics in California. I was on the staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from 1985-1991 where I began my tenure, there, as a psychologist in both the adult and child outpatient departments. In 1988, I was promoted to supervisor where I supervised psychological interns from both USC and UCLA. I led seminars on various topics and participated in weekly multidisciplinary staff meetings where unusual and interesting treatment cases were presented.From 1994-2006 I ran my own business in Woodland Hills, Ca. I worked with many types of people, performing individual, family, couples and group psychotherapy. I wrote extensive workeré─˘s compensation evaluations as well as child custody reports.My areas of interest are quite widespread. Having worked with police personnel in Los Angeles, I gained experience in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with its many facets and degrees of severity. I am a strong believer in existential theory in that every human being has the ability to define his own destiny within the scope of his/her particular physical limits. I believe in the theories of Abraham Maslow and his self-actualization doctrine as well as Viktor Frankl who believed that people without a personal, well-defined meaning in life, merely exist, but do not live.I treat traditional psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, grief reactions, phobias, marriage difficulties, empty nest concerns and personal detachment and separation problems. I also work with geriatric issues, revolving around personal mortality, loss of physical and mental functioning, loss of a life partner and loss of personal meaning (this, of course, is not limited to the geriatric population)I am also a creative writer. I have had a play of mine performed in Santa Fe in 2009. I am currently a writer for ETHER BOOKS, an online publishing concern, that permits IPhones, Droids, Blackberries and other such mobile phone devices to download stories, poems and essays. I published book on marriage called GIVE AND TAKE WITH EB AND FLO and also published a full length stage play, entitled, UNTIL WEé─˘RE CALLED TO RISE. I also have a novel being considered for publ0ication.

Upcoming Classes:

Why Do We Lie? (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/20/2019
Richard Nixon (Section FAD‐PE) ‐ 12/04/2019
Why Do We Have the Personalities We Do? (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/12/2019

Ramon Flores UNMCE InstructorRam??n Flores is a native of Albuquerque who earned B.A. in History and M.A. in Cultural Pluralism from Stanford University and a M.F.A. in Directing from the Yale School of Drama. In the course of a thirty year career as a theatre director, playwright, actor and producer Ram??n has extensively researched and written on a number of historical issues. Ram??n wrote, directed and produced two plays about New Mexicoé─˘s colonial period. With Lynn Butler Knight he co-wrote The Merchant of Santa Fe which addressed the plight of New Mexicoé─˘s Hidden Jews living under the shadow of the Inquisition in 1670. With Taos Pueblo writer James Lujan he co-wrote Casi Hermanos about the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 which was produced in 1995.In 2004 Ram??n co-wrote and produced the play The Peculiar Case of Jos?ę Padilla about the New York born Puerto Rican who was held as an é─˙enemy combatanté─¨ in a US military brig for more than three years and accused of being é─˙the dirty bomberé─¨ for Al Qaida. This play addressed the issues raised by the é─˙Global War on Terrorism.é─¨ He is currently working on follow up play to The Peculiar Case of Jos?ę Padilla. For the UNM Continuing Education Division, Ram??n has previously offered the lecture series é─˙Islam and the West,é─¨ é─˙The Manhattan Project,é─¨ and é─˙A City Upon the Hill: American Exceptionalism from Puritan New England to Bagdad of 2007.é─¨ Ram??n is a popular lecturer through Story of New Mexico and has led film series and other discussion groups. Recently, he provided courses for Osher on the origins and role of the Tea Party Movement, Propaganda, Populism and Corruption of Western Ideals and the Myth of Secure Borders. Ram??n is a voracious reader and researcher and has a loyal following within the Osher community.

Upcoming Classes:

Israel and Palestine: Are Sanctions the Answer or a New Form of Anti‐Semitism? (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/19/2019
What priority should Global Warming Mitigation have in the 2020 campaign? (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/03/2019

Cheryl Foote was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico, in 1953. Two years later, she moved to Albuquerque where she attended the University of New Mexico and received her B.A. in Spanish and History in 1969. She completed her M.A. in history and received her Ph.D. in history in 1985. She is the author of Women of the New Mexico Frontier 1846-1912, which won the Gaspar P?ęrez de Villagr?░ Award from the Historical Society of New Mexico for the best work about New Mexico history in 1991.Cheryl has taught history at Central New Mexico Community College (formerly Albuquerque TVI) for twenty-one years. She has published articles and book chapters about regional history, and has served as a consultant for the Historic New England Foundation for the exhibition Historic Kitchens. She has also written about the culinary history of the American Southwest for Food History News and for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America. Cheryl and her husband have been fortunate to travel to many foreign destinations. She lives in Albuquerque with her husband and a quintet of cats and dogs, and enjoys hiking, reading mysteries and cooking for her friends and family, especially her grandson Andrew.

Upcoming Classes:

Historic Taos: From the Pueblo to the Slopes (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/18/2019
Saints, Relics, and Pilgrimage sites in Europe and the Americas (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/09/2019

Melody was born and raised in Las Cruces, southern New Mexico, but spent a few years growing up" on Guam and in the Philippines. A graduate of New Mexico State University (B.S. Education), she is also a graduate of the University of New Mexico (M.A. Education). Melody taught in Albuquerque until leaving the classroom to become a full-time freelance writer. Melody Groves and Johnny Boggs Melody and Johnny Boggs A deep love of anything cowboy and Old West creates a fertile playground for her imagination. After spending ten years with the New Mexico Gunfighters Association, she learned what it feels like going toe to toe with a revolver-wielding sheriff. Being both "good guy" and "bad guy" gives her a firsthand feel for what her western characters experience. Melody is a contributing editor for Round Up magazine for Western Writers of America. She is also a contributing writer for "American Westward Expansion," a collegiate history encyclopedia. She also writes for Wild West, True West, New Mexico and other magazines. When not writing, she's busy playing rhythm guitar with the Jammy Time Band."

Upcoming Classes:

So, You Want to Write for Magazines? (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/21/2019

Carol A. Hill is a geologist and author of many books including Cave Minerals of the World, and Geology of Carlsbad Cavern, and Geology of the Delaware Basin. She was featured on the NOVA show é─˙Mysterious Life of Caves,é─¨ which aired on PBS on October 1, 2002. Carol has been an ASA member since 1984 and a member of the ASA Affiliation of Geologists since its foundation.

Upcoming Classes:

The History of Geology (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/04/2019

Connie Josefs is a writer, teacher and writing coach. She has led workshops in fiction and creative non-fiction writing for 25 years, and has taught writing at UNM Albuquerque, Southwest Writers and Santa Monica College, where she was founding editor of the literary journal, E-33: Writings from Emeritus. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The Taos Journal of Poetry and Art, New Millenium Writings, Chokecherries, The Crimson Crane and The Whole Life Times. She holds an MFA in fiction from Antioch University, LA and has worked as a writer and story analyst for film and television. She divides her time between California and Northern New Mexico, and provides coaching and developmental editing for new and experienced writers. For more information, visit her website at www.conniejosefs.com.

Upcoming Classes:

"You Had To Be There" ‐ Writing Scene in Memoir (Section FAC‐PE) ‐ 03/13/2020
The Shape of Time in Memoir (Section FAD‐PE) ‐ 03/20/2020

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Upcoming Classes:

Neuro‐Linguistic Programming (NLP): The NLP Meta‐Model (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/15/2019
Neuro‐Linguistic Programming (NLP): Manifestation and the Power of Intention (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/13/2019

Doug Lindsey UNMCE InstructorI have been helping clients with social security decisions and financial planning issues for the past four years. I have attended many continuing education courses on Social Security planning taught by local experts including é─˙Understanding the Benefits of Social Securityé─¨ presented by Eva Lujan, Social Security Office Public Affairs Specialist and numerous courses taught by Peter Murphy, Retirement Specialist in Santa Fe. I am a member of the local chapter of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and recently accepted a position on the FPA board. Doug Lindsey is a Certified Financial PlanneréĐó with MGM, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor established in Albuquerque in 1990. He has worked as a planner at MGM since 2008 and has lived in New Mexico since 1992. Doug has a bacheloré─˘s degree in computer science and has worked for IBM, Albuquerque Public Schools and Intuit, makers of Quicken and Turbotax. Doug and his wife, Cindy, have four awesome children (Nic, Sam, Ben and Ellie) and one lovely daughter-in-law (Nic married his childhood sweetheart, Lindsey, and her name is now Lindsey Lindsey, yes really). The three younger kids still live at home where they keep their full-time mom young and busy. Sam is in high school at the Academy, loves reading, computers and dogs; Ben is at Double Eagle Elementary School and loves soccer, swords and video games; Ellie is also at Double Eagle and loves art, fairy books & ice cream. Doug enjoys running and mountain biking in the foothills, belongs to a book club and loves to read everything from post-apocalypse fiction (The Road, The Stand, The Passage) to philosophy, science and humor (David Sedaris and The Onion). He was an avid water skier in his youth and wishes Albuquerque had more lakes. He enjoys pop-up trailer camping in the mountains with Cindy and the kids, playing cards and strategy games (Puerto Rico, Settlers of Catan, Agricola) , dark chocolate, dark beer and rock-n-roll. Doug completed his first marathon in 2009 and hasné─˘t yet decided if he liked it

Upcoming Classes:

Osher Membership Event : Cybersecurity (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/03/2019

Dr. Norton was born in a drafty log cabin in the Carpathian Mountains.... Actually, close but not that close. She was born in the former Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic, and thanks to the former USSR, she came as a refugee with her family to Canada. She wanted to become a veterinarian, but somehow she became a historian, generally regarded as a much less useful profession. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario with BA and MA in history, she sought the warmer climate of New Mexico, U.S.A. Several years, and a Ph.D. later, she still resides, with her English husband, in the Land of Enchantment. Although she considers herself a recovering academic, she can't seem to give up her favorite subject, and she therefore shares her passion for it by consulting, occasionally teaching, and lately writing. Well, she does not really like the writing part; she likes the research and the finishing part.

Upcoming Classes:

Aamodt: The Laborious Litigation of Water Rights in the Pojoaque Basin (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/20/2019

Joe Sabatini is a retired librarian who was the branch manager of the Special Collections Library of the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library during the Albuquerque Tricentennial. He worked with Nancy Tucker and other collectors to assemble a major exhibit of postcards for a Postcard History of Albuquerque." Some of the postcard images from the exhibit are available from the Library's website: http://abclibrary.org/friendly.php's=postcardsJoe currently volunteers at the Archives & Library of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. He is working on a project to catalog a collection of 2,000 postcards about Native peoples of the Southwest. He also gives tours at the Center and presents illustrated historical lectures on several Pueblo Indian history topics. In addition, he provides illustrated talks on the history of North Fourth Street and the evolution of motels in Albuquerque."

Upcoming Classes:

J.R. Willis: Postcard Artist and Old Town Arts Entrepreneur (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/19/2019

is a clinical psychologist and current President of the New Mexico Psychological Association. She specialized in the assessment and treatment of adults and children with obsessive compulsive disorder, dementia, personality disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and learning disorders. She has often provided consultations to attorneys, school districts, and governmental agencies. She presents workshops on cognitive therapy and mental health issues to national and international audiences. Dr. Smith is a widely published author of articles and books to the profession and the public, including those co-authored with Dr. Charles Elliott.

Upcoming Classes:

Losing Your Mind Through Meditation: An Experiential Exploration of Meditation Strategies (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/10/2019

Mr. Trestrail graduated with honors, obtaining a B.S. degree in Pharmacy, from Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, in 1967. In 2010, he received the é─˙Distinguished Alumnus Awardé─¨ from his alma mater. Mr. Trestrailé─˘s public service experience was as a Volunteer with the United States Peace Corps, from 1968-1970, where he taught chemistry at the University of the Philippines College of Agriculture. He is a practicing boarded toxicologist, and for many years, was a visiting instructor at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, on the subject of criminal poisoning. He is recognized as the foremost authority on the subjects of criminal poisoning and murder by poison. For 33 years (1976-2009), he served as the Managing Director of one of the nationé─˘s certified regional poison centers. He now serves as the Director of the Center for the Study of Criminal Poisoning. Mr. Trestrail and has been featured in multiple episodes on The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, The Learning Channel, and PBS. He is the author of Criminal Poisoning: An Investigational Guide for Law Enforcement, Toxicologists, Forensic Scientists, and Attorneys. He is also one of the co-editors of the book Toxicology Secrets. His third book The Poison Quiz Book

Upcoming Classes:

Vanished! Searching for Lost Explorers (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 11/22/2019
Microbes that Changed History (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/09/2019

Gay Witherington UNMCE InstructorI received my B.A. in Psychology from the University of the Pacific (CA) in 1968 and my M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from South Dakota State University in 1976. I have worked part time as a counselor at the university counseling center, the campus womené─˘s center and in private counseling practice. I have also taught courses in meditation, assertiveness, parapsychology and other subjects for continuing education at SDSU and given workshops for professional development. From 1994-2002 I served as adjunct faculty for Prescott College (AZ) in their mentoring program as a psychology instructor. I have practiced meditation for almost 40 years and have completed a number of workshops and classes in meditation and other spiritual and esoteric study traditions.

Upcoming Classes:

A New Partnership with the Earth: Co‐Creating a Bright Future (Section FAA‐PE) ‐ 12/05/2019


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