Lynda (Jeanne) Ricci, M.A.

Lecturer and Coordinator of Teacher Candidate Placement
SBET 205


Jeanne Ricci joined the faculty in September 2008 as an adjunct professor and supervisor of teacher candidates.  Prior to becoming a part of the CLU teaching faculty, she was an elementary principal, program coordinator, grant director, and classroom teacher for over twenty years in the Moorpark Unified School District.

Mrs. Ricci received her B.A. in elementary education from Northeast Louisiana University and her M.A. in Educational Administration from California Lutheran University.

Supporting teacher candidates and working with the local school community is a passion of Mrs. Ricci.


 AB 75 Principal Training

 MA Educational Administration---California Lutheran University

 BA Elementary Education---Northeast Louisiana University



Coordinator of Teacher Candidate Placement, Department of

            Teacher Education

            Arrange for elementary, secondary, and special education  teacher candidate placements in

                        their field work assignments

            Meet regularly with teacher candidate supervisors

            Provide orientation for field work supervisors and cooperating teachers

            Provide support as needed with field placement work

            Plan and supervise full-time teacher candidate seminars

            Participate in Steering Committee Meetings for Professional

                        Development Schools:

                             Flory Academy of Sciences and Technology

                             Campus Canyon College Preparatory Academy

                             Los Cerritos Middle School

                             Colina Middle School



Adjunct Profession at California Lutheran University

                        Taught EDTP 520 Law and the Diverse Classroom (2008-2009)


Supervisor, California Lutheran University Student Teachers

                        Supervised four full-time student teachers at Flory Academy (2009)

                        Served on the Advisory Committee for the Flory Academy Professional

                                    Development School

 Principal (Elementary)

                        Educational leader

                        Responsible for student achievement and support for effective

                                    instructional programs

                        Teacher and staff supervision

                        Management of school facility

                        Maintenance of a safe and conducive learning environment

                        Establishment and tracking of general fund and categorical budgets

                        Student discipline

                        Extensive interaction with parents and community members

                        Participation in goal setting for the school and the

                                    school district

                        Communication with school and local communities 

                        “All other duties as assigned and necessary” for the smooth operation of the school


 Project Director for Magnet Schools of America Grant at Flory Academy of Sciences and Technology

                        Worked with Flory staff in the first year of the grant

                        Attended leadership meetings

                        Worked with outside program evaluator

                        Attended federal technical assistance conferences related to the grant



Program Coordinator

                        Teacher evaluations

                        Student discipline

                        Facilitation of School Site Council meetings

                        Staff development

                        Organizing and implementing after-school academic intervention

                        Participating in leadership meetings, staff meetings, student study teams, and IEP meetings

                        Overseeing CELDT/STAR testing at the school site

                        Participating with site principal in oversight of categorical budgets


Project Director 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

                        Work with site program coordinators to establish after school programs

                        Oversee budget of over $1,000,000 for three years

                        Hire personnel for the after-school program

                        Manage time sheets for payroll

                        Prepare and submit federal reports

                        Collect, maintain, and report achievement and attendance data

                        Collaborate with program evaluator to develop program evaluation plan

                        Collaborate and meet with 21st CCLC site coordinators and staff


Classroom Teacher

                        All professional duties associated with classroom teaching


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