Amy Smith (2003)

Amy Smith ’03 earned her Master’s in Special Education from Azusa Pacific University today! Amy is in her fourth year as a teacher at Mardan Center of Educational Therapy in Irvine, CA. Mardan is a private, non-profit, state-certified special education day school that provides an alternative edcuational setting designed to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of bright children from Preschool through 12th grade who have learning disabilities and/or social and emotional issues.

Tonia Vojtkofsky (2001)

Tonia Vojtkofsky ’01 earned her Psy.D. from Rosemead School of Psychology in 2007 and is now employed as a Dementia Education Specialist at Hoag Hospital. Tonia’s work involves educating medical professionals (doctors, nurses, case managers) on how to recognize, diagnose, treat, and work with patients with dementia (particularly Alzheimer’s Disease). Tonia will also be implementing intervention strategies on the units to improve the quality of patent care and then conducting a research project on the efficacy of the interventions. (11/19/08)

Renee Miller (2000, MS 2002)

Renee Miller ’00, MS ’02 has a PsyD in clinical psychology. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist with her own private practice. Renee is developing an intern training site to help interns develop their counseling skills and learn how to build a private practice. She and husband David live in Orange County and have two sons, Jake, 22, and Zachary, 14. (9/7/08)

Michelle (Clavijo, 2001) Diaz

Michelle (Clavijo ’01) Diaz is the director of Lifetree Adventures, a nonprofit organization that operates global Christian volunteerism trips to incorporate vacation time into every short-term mission project. Michelle and husband Paul live in Firestone, CO, with their children Benjamin, 4, Sierra, 3, and Eva Gabriella, 1.