RRCSA Board Members
Dr. Ingrid Flores is an assistant professor of science education in the School of Education of California State San Marcos. Since 2000, Dr. Flores has taught science methods and mathematics methods courses at CSUSM in the Multiple Subject Teacher Credential Program, of which she was coordinator from 2008-2013. In addition, she supervises pre-service teachers in clinical practice. Dr. Flores previously taught developmental mathematics at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). She has significant teaching experience in higher education and working in public school settings with diverse student populations. Her research interests include the integration of educational technology in science teaching and learning , and developing pre-service teachers' scientific competence for teaching through site-based professional development.
Dr. Robert Hennings and his wife, Charity, have two children, Anna and A.J, who both attend public charter schools. His family schedule includes Little League, karate, and church activities---just to name a few. Dr. Hennings has served students, staff, and families in traditional and charter public education through a variety of roles including Teacher, Athletic Coach, School Counselor, Programs Coordinator, Principal, Schools Director, Assistant Superintendent, and Executive Director. His Alma Maters include Crafton Hills College, CSU San Bernardino, Chapman University, Azusa Pacific University, and USC. His favorite activities include visiting museums, traveling-exploring, hockey, baseball, and appreciating classic cars. He enjoys cheering for his favorite sports teams, especially the Dodgers.
I am truly honored to become part of the Sycamore Academy Board. I am thankful for the opportunity to serve and look forward to partnering with Sycamore Academy staff, families, and the community.
A little bit about myself, first and foremost, I am a wife and mother. My husband and I have one son, who is starting his junior year of high school. As a family we enjoy traveling, spending time with extended family, and being active in our community. When I am not working, I enjoy cooking and event planning. Professionally, I have been in the field of education for 21 years. I have served students, staff, and families in both the traditional and charter setting through a variety of roles including Special Education Teacher, Program Facilitator, Assistant Principal, and Director of Educational Programs. I am a graduate of Riverside Community College, CSU Fullerton, and Azusa Pacific University.