April 13, 2003 - Pleasant Hill High School Faculty: Claudine Lundgren Served for 2 years as a Peace Corps Volunteer to Chile

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Claudine Lundgren Served for 2 years as a Peace Corps Volunteer to Chile

Claudine Lundgren Served for 2 years as a Peace Corps Volunteer to Chile

Claudine Lundgren

* Instructor of Spanish at Pleasant Hill Jr and Senior High Schools since


* Taught Art and Spanish at PH Jr high for several years.

* Current instructor of yearbook class and 5 Spanish classes PHHS.

* Past technology representative (and computer-fixer) for the Junior High

* Current member of the Pacific Northwest Council of Foreign Languages


* Served on the State Dept. of Education Text book Adoption Committee


* Served on the High School Site council for several years.


Raised in a bi-lingual environment in Los Angeles, California and has

* been tested as Bi-Lingual by the Chilean and US Governments.

* Traveled frequently to several areas of Mexico and Baja California.

* Majored in Art and was the youngest student to win a scholarship to study art at the L.A. County Art Institute, TWICE.

* Was the recipient of the Bank of America Art Award, and the Rotary Club Art Contest winner.

* Was a Thespian and a member of the Scholarship Association and wonseveral athletic and drill team awards.

* Was the Art Director of the school year book.


* B.S. in P.E.& Health with a minor in Art from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.

* Won awards in tennis, badminton and field hockey.

* Assisted in the teaching of art classes as part of independent study program.

* Was on the stage in theater production for four years.

* Post Graduate work in Spanish at the University of Oregon, Michigan State University and CIDOC in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

* Other Post graduate work at Los Angeles City College, Monmouth and Lane Community College.

Work experience:

* Served for 2 years as a Peace Corps Volunteer to Chile, South America.Lived in Santa Fe and taught Spanish and English to Spanish speakers,Health, Ceramics and Rural Community agriculture and co-op Subjects.

* Traveled through most of Chile including a boat trip to Punta Arenas.Visited Perú, Guatemala and Panamá.

* A recipient of the Beyond War Award 1987 as a Peace Corps Voluntee

* Owned and operated a Lithography Printing business. Published High School Manual on: How to prepare the yearbook for the printer. Produced artwork for other publications.

* Taught Spanish at North Eugene High School for 8 years with 5 levels of Spanish including use of the language lab.

* Published a bi-lingual newspaper.

* Served as Chairperson for 2 years

* Headed the Language Textbook Adoption Committee.

* Coached the girls crew team and taught typing one year. (She will deny this if you ask her)

* Was the recipient of a grant to begin the pilot program for a Language Camp for 100 students in Eugene dist. 4J .

* Traveled and camped through Europe and took photos in Spain for classroom use.

* Took several students to Mexico City for Spring break.

* Was hired by the YMCA as the guide to take 26 students and 3 adults to camp in Mexico.

* Made other trips to Mexico as guide for friends and family and lived 3 months in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

* Was used by the Lane County Sheriff's Dept on occasion to help as an interpreter. (and also for art work)

* Taught the Silent Way Method Spanish at Lane Community College for 2 years.

* Tutored a blind student and made use of the computer to produce Braille in Spanish.

* Was the Art Director for a Screen Printing Company that produced mascot designs for T-shirts for over 72 University book stores in over 15 states. Created "Hugga Duck", "Quack Attack" "Duck Fan" and many other UO, OSU and UCLA designs. Has done designs for the Olympics, Rose bowl and many other Bowl games.

* Was recipient of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce Employee of the Month Award and was a member of the Springfield Executive Association.

* Have also had art work printed by Crazy Shirts of Hawaii.

Interests (other than the obvious from above)

* Backpacking

* Golfing

* Photography

* Tennis

* Light Jazz

* Birding

* Chess

* Native American cultures

* Graphology

* Computers (especially Macs)

* Seeing how students light up when they finally GET IT!

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