Heter Haven Academy
established in 1994

Work Experience

The Wise Seeks Knowledge

Leader of L.I.G.H.T  (Learning in Godly Homes Together) Homeschool Support Association - 2011


Leader of H.I.S. (Home Instruction Support) Ministry at Loma Rica Community Church


Grow for Life (Sunday School) Superintendent


Foster Parent


Sunday School Teacher


Private Tutoring


Private Music Instruction



Continuing Education as required by the California Department of Education

I continually participate in educational experiences that I believe will improve my ability to teach.

1986 - present


Multiple Subject Credential

California State University, Sacramento

May 1985


Child Development Degree (B.A.)

California State University, Sacramento

May 1984


Natural Science Degree (A.S.)

San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton

January 1982

Trina's Resume


Teacher and Co-Administrator of Heter Haven Academy

August 1994 - present

My husband and I have a small private school that provides a “home school” type of education.   We also provide tutoring and consulting services.  We have had students graduate for Heter Haven Academy and continue on with a college education at four year institutions.


Vendor- one2one California Learning Foundation

1999 - 2000 school year

I was vendor for guitar and piano lessons.


Facilitator at Yuba County Charter School

1995-1996 school year

I was the first teacher for independent study students in the county’s program. 


Teacher for Yuba City Unified School District

1992 - 1994 Albert Powell High School

1991 - 1992 Gray Avenue Middle School

1986 - 1987 Wilson High School

I taught English, creative writing, math, and computer assisted instruction for the high schools.  I taught a variety of subjects for our self contained sixth graders at Gray Avenue.  One special subject was Sign Language.. My sixth graders learned American Sign Language, then wrote and presented a bilingual (sign and English) dramatic presentations.

1988 summer school program

I developed a program and gave cooking instruction for 3rd to 6th graders.


Teacher for Arcohe Unified School District 

1985 - 1987

I taught 8th grade self contained classes are Arcohe.  I taught pre-algebra, music, art, as well as the regular eight grade curriculum.  I taught p.e. for 7thand 8th graders.

Preschool Teacher and Acting Director at New Hope Preschool

1981- 1983

We had a preschool and after school program for children starting at age 2.  Activities included learning experiences with the alphabet, numbers, literature, art, music and other age appropriate topics.




Special Experiences

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