Lead IVC Adaptive PE Assistant from 2006-2007
Graduated from California State University, Fullerton, earning a B.A. in Sociology in 2007. Currently, she is attending graduate school at CSU Fullerton, seeking a masters degree in Gerontology. Candi is considering a career in administration of senior communities or doing senior advocacy at the city or state government level.
Candi was a student aide with Ron Hastings at Irvine Valley's sister school, Saddleback for four years. She considers her work at Saddleback and IVC "the best job ever." She states that this experience gave her increased confidence in her abilities and led her to take on an internship at the Center for Successful Aging. Her experience with adapted physical education allowed her to lead other interns on exercises immediately and offer suggestions about techniques to her instructors by the end of the semester!
Candi's initial interest in special education and working with the physically and mentally disabled eventually lead to an interest in working with the geriatric population. Candi is very involved in the WeCare program giving talks to many groups throughout Orange County and is busy balancing a full work and school schedule as well as planning her wedding this spring.
IVC Adaptive PE Assistant, from 2006-2007
Cypress College, Irvine Valley College, Marina HS, Huntington Beach, CA
Sean has athleticism in his genes. His Father played in the NFL, his Mother was a star volleyball player at CSU Long Beach and his Sister plays basketball at Cypress. Sean was grey shirt for the IVC basketball team in 2006-07 during the year he helped with the APE program at IVC. He is very gifted at translating his athletic background in helping disabled students including special Olympians who compete in basketball with their workout regimen and game. He transferred to Cypress and has had a successful academic and athletic career there leading the team in three-point field goals (91) and blocked shots (22) as a freshman. That same year, he recorded a season high 37 points against San Bernardino Valley to go along with 10 rebounds. He is hoping to help carry the Cypress Basketball squad to the playoffs in the highly competitive Orange Empire League this season.
Sean is a fan of working out and staying in optimal health. Sean is anticipating transferring to CSULB where he plans to continue playing intercollegiate basketball and pursue his career goal of becoming a physical therapist.
IVC Adaptive PE Lead Assistant 2007-2008
Irvine Valley College, Honors Program
Transfer to Berkeley in Fall of 2008 on full scholarship including Regents/Chancellor Scholar....list all the big ones.
Currently helping UC Berkeley start its own Adapted Physical Education Program. Plans to pursue a law degree with an emphasis in special education law.
Signed up for APE 1 in Fall of 2006 with a congenital hip problem that limited his mobility. Matt's tireless work ethic led to significant improvements in his own strength. He turned in his crutches for a surfboard and a beach volleyball and has not looked back since. His energy and enthusiasm for helping others has been vital to the growth of the Adapted PE program at IVC.
Surfing, being an exercise and rehabilitation aide, studying in the honors program at IVC, beach volleyball, and more surfing
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