Buddhist Education & Experience Lama- 2015 Maha Therri~ 2016 Bhikshuni / Gelongma (Monastic; Renunciate) Novice ordination - July 30, 1996 Bhikshuni Ordination December 11, 2004
Chod Yogini (Training for end of life traditional Buddhist practice for the dead and dying) Personal Assistant to Venerable Dr. Karuna Dharma & Temple secretary at International Buddhist Meditation Center (IBMC) 2000- 2012 Lamrim Lama & Teacher in the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism Provost of Buddhist Studies International - Buddhist Online University 2004 Vinaya Master for Monastic Training Kansas City, MO July 2015 - January 2016 Resident Director and Volunteer Coordinator at Heartwood Refuge August 2016- August 2017 Resident, Guiding Teacher at Open Mind Sangha. Co-CEO of Brightwater Yoga Studio
Academic Education and Certifications
Broad Ripple High School, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 1981.
Central State University Wilberforce, Ohio 1981- 1986
Adult, Child, And Infant CPR Certification, First Aid, and Preventive Health practices Certification. Bachelor of Arts. (B.A.) Special Education Associate of Arts (A.A.) Child Development Technology
College of Buddhist Studies Los Angeles 2001-2004 Master of Dharma (M.Dh) Buddhist Philosophy Doctor of Dharma (D.Dh.) Buddhist Psychology
Private English Teacher: Mongolia Marketing Consulting Group, Sain Nomuun Monastery, & various freelance private classes; Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 2012- 2015
Yasodara Girls Home, and Shilpa Childrens Trust Columbo Sri Lanka March 2005 - June 2006 Pre-School - A/L Exam Prep. English, Computer, Basic Buddhist Meditation.
Alcanta International School Guandong China English Teacher, Grades 1-6 September 2001 - June 2002 Principal : Huang Li
CEO of The Gingerbread House Preschool for handicapped and at risk children September 1994- 1999 Owner/ Operator Licensed Day Care / After School Program Teacher, Owner / Operator. Responsible for operating private preschool program including all business activities.
Learn and Play Pre-School September 1991-1994 2900 Colorado Ave. Los Angeles, CA. Ruthline Ellis, Owner Head Teacher, (class size 20 children), supervisor of all teacher assistants on site, lesson plans, serving and tracking meals, managing volunteers and field trips.
DST Head Start State Preschool September 1987 - 1991 Los Angeles, CA Dorothy Mitchell, Supervisor Head Teacher and Site Supervisor Teaching, (class size 30 children), making lesson plans, keeping track of meals served, attendance, parent/teacher communications, organizing volunteer opportunities, and field trips. In charge of the supervision of all teacher assistants on site.
Xenia Elementary School 1981 - 1986Supervisor, Robin Herman Ph.D. Ed.
Reading, Motor biking, Camping, Gardening, Antiques