Instructor Resume

Ann Tarabini
Ann Tarabini

Ann Tarabini

Ann Tarabini, Quilt Instructor

Experience

Teacher

1982 – 2016; West Contra Costa Unified School District, Richmond, CA

Taught grades K through 12 and Adult Ed. Worked in regular education and special education. Trained new teachers through mentoring programs and counseled National Board teaching candidates. Set up home economics program at Helms Middle School. Wrote and received grants for school quilt and sewing projects.

Quilt Instructor

1994 – 2016; West Contra Costa Adult Education, Richmond, CA

2016 – 2020; New Pieces Quilt Shop,  Berkeley, CA

2004 – 2016; Stone Mountain & Daughter Fabric Shop, Berkeley, CA

Taught beginning and intermediate level quilt classes in adult education. Instructed adults at local fabric and antique shops.

Sewing Instructor

2001 -2003; The Ed Fund, Richmond, CA

Taught sewing and quilting classes to middle school students in after school program.

Classroom Quilt Project Chairperson

1998 – 2007; St. Joseph School Pinole, CA

Managed quilt project for school auction for 3 years. Designed, pieced and quilted quilts with students for 9 years. Trained other parents to work on quilts. Expanded sales from $5000 to $15,000.

 

Education/Certifications

2012
National Board Certified Teacher of Mathematics
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Arlington, VA

2002
Graduate School for Online Education
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

1996
State of California
Home Economics Credential (Provisional)

1986 – 1989
Master’s Degree in Special Education
Resource Specialist Certificate
St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA

1976 – 1979
B.S. – Secondary Social Science Education
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH