Most of his teaching career has centered on at-risk, underprivileged, minority students. He first began with a third grade GATE/E.S.L. class in East Los Angeles, then worked five years with Opportunity students in Corona (behavior mandated, 20-day placements for substance abuse, and failing in middle school). For the past decade, his career has been in the inner city of San Bernardino, the second most impoverished city in America (2010 Census).
He publishes a website, www.TeachUnderstand.org.
He also has a diverse business background and founded Solutions Computers to market competitively-priced, personal computers to nonprofit organizations, and also provided the General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll software, which he created.
As a professional educator, he has been employed both as a consultant and adjunct professor of education. After graduating with Distinction from National University, he was recruited to join National’s School of Education as an adjunct professor and has taught at 3 universities.