I'd like to introduce myself:
my name is Rebecca Hargrove.
As your English instructor, you can call me Rebecca or Ms. Hargrove.
In way of a professional introduction, I offer you this:
- I started my college career as a high school student in the Running Start program at Wenatchee Valley College, near my hometown of Cashmere, WA.
- After a stint in Portland, OR, Lubbock, TX, and Lisbon, Portugal, I decided to retun to Texas to complete my Bachelor of Arts in Humanities at Lubbock Christian University.
- I earned my Master of Arts in English at California State Univeristy, Sacramento, all the while working full-time as the Program Director of a Boys and Girls Club. I loved this job and learned very much.
- Eagerly, I retuned to my hometown where I spent three years
working in the non-profit/business field, not touching upon education.
- Finally, I decided to return to school to earn a teaching
certification in secondary English. I missed working with students,
missed focusing my thoughts on English studies. I enrolled in both Central Washington University and Wenatchee Valley College. I am still working toward earning this certificiate.
- In the fall of 2010, I was hired by Wenatchee Valley College to
teach English 97 and English 101. I throughly enjoy my time teaching in
the classroom, and I hope to continue with this endevor.
All in all, education is an on-going, never-ending journey.
In way of a personal introduction, I am the oldest of five siblings; I
am enthuasiatic; I am social; I am a knitter, dancer, reader, and an
easy outdoor adventurer. But most of all, I am a wife and a mother.
love English studies because they give a person two ablities: the
ability to observe the views of the world and to project one's own
views. Stories connect people. I hope my teaching can help you learn to
apperciate, if not love, these abilities of English studies as well.