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P enelope Torribio
Author's Days, Presentations and Speaking by Educator,
Author, Singer-Songwriter, Playwright, Writing Teacher, Behavior Transformation Specialist
Penelope is an experienced writer, artist and educator. She has given
many workshops in schools and museums, primarily to use art to bring about
behavioral change. She is a special education teacher with an M.A., and a credential in Communications Art. She is also a behavioral transformation specialist
through the Department of Social Servies, teaching children and teens with severe behavioral and learning challenges.
Successful teaching in the Diverse classroom,
Inclusion, Using Puppets to Reach and Teach,
Teaching Pre-Writing Skills, Directive Drawing for Diagnosis,Intervention and Development
Workshop for Art Teachers Tips for Working in the Classroom, Teaching Writing in Elementary School,
CD The Rain is Coming, rain forest songs,
Take 10, ten minute relaxation DVD
Bugs and Those Who Love Them
Future in Our Hands, what eeryone should know about education
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CEO of 1 World Education and Entertainment
CEO of 1 World Publishing
author, singer-songwriter, recording artist
Learning Handicap, clear, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Masters in Education, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA
Secondary Credential, Communication Arts and English, life, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Junior College Credential, life
2000-2002–Sycamore residential school for severely emotionally disturbed boys 7-17.
1994-1999 Substitute Teacher, (When I was not giving school assemblies.)
1999-bilingual kindergarten September-January.
1997-98 RSP Rosemead School District
SDC (special day class), Visually handicapped, O.H. (orthopedic ally handicapped) as well as regular education k-high school
Coordinator of Education, Charter Oak Psychiatric Hospital, September 1991 to September 1994.
SED, Los Angeles County Department of Education, Banana School, Covina, Ca 1989-1991.
1991-1992-REI, school for children with emotional handicaps, enrichment teacher.
Assemblies and Author’s Days, musical puppet shows to educate and entertain.
“It was an honor and a pleasure to work with
Penelope in a program that provided a wide range of "out of the box"
therapeutic activities for severely emotionally disturbed children. There is no end to the range and depth of Penelope's
talents as a teacher, therapist, and artist. Her amazing talents and skills and her incredible personality and intelligence
are an instant recipe for success.” (August 1, 2006) Wolfram Alderson, Director of Day Treatment, Sycamore, Alta Dena, CA
" Penelope children's musicals have what numerous grownup musicals have lacked, witty lyrics,
catchy tunes and a subject matter that truly matters." Suzanne Lummis, Director L. A. Poetry Festival.
"Without getting strings tangled, Torribio controls each delicate movement to make her friends sing,
dance, blink their eyes, smile and even stick out their tongues. What happens between Torribio and her puppets is magic." Art Preview, Jennifer Cho Salaff, Daily Bulletin
"Our Teachers loved the way you integrated teaching about writing with entertaining." Long Beach Authors Festival
"I love the way you sing. I like when you played your guitar. I wish I could see you again. I like all
of your puppets. Your singing is the best". Casey, Long Beach Authors' Festival Student
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Computer Instructor: Flash, Photoshop, Word, Dreamweaver, HTML
Guitar and songwriting teacher
www.penelopetorribio.com for more information
695 E. Kingsley Avenue Pomona, CA 91767 (909 ) 868-0995 email@example.com