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John Rivera

Enjoy Southern California

I enjoy all things Southern California.  So much so, I even DVR Huell Houser's various programs to plan many day trips with the family.  Occasionally, I will share some of those experiences here.  For example, my family went to Doheny State Beach for a day of bike riding and kite flying (see image below).  What do you enjoy visiting here in our area?

Doheny State Beach - 08/19/11

Doheny State Beach - August 19, 2011

Mr. John Rivera

Mr. John Rivera

The Many Hats of Motivation

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About Mr. Rivera

Currently a teacher here at Melrose Elementary Mathematics / Science / Technology Magnet, Mr. Rivera has been an educator of many years teaching Kindergarten up to 12th Grade, including special education. He has also provided consultation as a lead teacher / trainer / instructor for programs and organizations such as LAUSD Local District 5, Cable in the Classroom, Los Angeles County Office of Education Instructional Technology Institute, California State University Dominguez Hills e-Lit Program, Teach the Teachers Collaborative, Pacific Oaks College, and the Google Teacher Academy. Awards and grants that Mr. Rivera has received have come from organizations such as Who's Who in American Education, Oracle Education Foundation, Computer-Using Educators (CUE), and the National Educational Association Foundation for Innovative Education (NFIE).

More information about Mr. Rivera can be found at his public profile on LinkedIn.