Laurel Hovde


Laurel Hovde

http://www.laurelhovde.com

Foundation for Natural Meditation
http://www.naturalmeditation.net

 

 

 

 

Laurel Hovde
21884 Frontier Rd.
Clovis, CA 93619



laurel@laurelhovde.com

lhovde@saber.net

foundation@naturalmeditation.net
karuna@naturalmeditation.net


 

Teaching
Credentials
Teaching Credential
Major & Minor Subjects
State & Date of Acquisition

Standard Secondary Teaching
Credential Life
Spanish & History 7-14

CA 1970


General Secondary
Diploma Life

All subjects 7-12

CA 1971


Language Development
Specialist

ESL K-12
Impacted language
programs

CA 1987


Information and Communication
Technologies (ICT) Instructional
Certificate

Instructional Technology

CA 2000.

Education

Dates

Institution & Major

Location


1958 - 1962


University of Illinois
BA Liberal Arts and Sciences
Latin American Studies & Spanish

Urbana IL


1965 - 1966


Illinois State University
Certification Secondary Education
Spanish & Social Studies

Normal IL


1975 - 1977


University of San Francisco
MA Secondary Education
Curriculum Development

San Francisco CA


1985 - 1986


Illinois State University
Post graduate Studies
Education & Languages

Normal IL


1999 - 2000


California Polytechnic State University
Institute of Computer Technology
Instructional Technology

San Luis Obispo CA


1999- 2002


Sonoma State University
PathFinders Teach Tech
Web Design, Instructional Technology

Rohnert Park CA

Professional
Experience
Dates Institution & Subjects Location

1962 -1965


Peace Corps Teacher
Chemistry, English Second Language ESL

Baños Tungurahua Ecuador


1967-1969

Escola Pan Americana
Spanish, History, English

Salvador Bahia Brasil


1969-1976

Pinole Junior High School
English, Mathematics

Pinole CA


1976-1982

Sanatana Dharma Foundation
Yoga Teacher, Course Instructor

St. Helena CA


1984-1985


Nagoya International School NIS
Night School Director of English
English Second Language ESL

Nagoya Aichi Japan


1984-1989


Westlake Junior High School
International Department
English, Science & Mathematics

Oakland CA


1989-1992

Flaxley Home Schooling
Elementary Grades

Flaxley South Australia (SA) Australia


1992-1993

Kingsburg High School
Spanish

Kingsburg CA


1993-1995

Clovis Adult School
Spanish

Clovis CA


1994-1995


US Internal Revenue Service
IRS Telephone Response Team
Spanish Curriculum Developer &
Spanish Teacher

Fresno CA


1996-2003


Vintage High School
Spanish Teacher &Technology
Lab Supervisor

Napa CA


2003-2011


Natural Meditation of Australia
(NMA) Natural Yoga & Related Skills
Teacher

Merimbula New South Wales (NSW) Australia


2003-present


Foundation for Natural Meditation
(FNM) Webmaster, Researcher & Natural Yoga Teacher

St. Helena Napa & Clovis CA

Interests &
Activities
 


Languages: Spanish fluent, Portuguese good
Some German and Japanese


World Languages Department: Chairperson Vintage High School
Set up and ran World Languages Computer Laboratory and trained teachers to use it


Extensive World Traveling and Cultural Research


Natural Yoga Practitioner: initiated in 1975; practice continues to present


Favorites: languages, literature, art, music, computer technology and Natural Yoga Meditation