Experienced Professional
David Ghoogasian, educational consultant/trainer and school improvement facilitator, has a rich background in education, which includes teaching, counseling, administration, and professional development.
A former school principal, Mr. Ghoogasian trains and teaches parents, students, and educators with backgrounds ranging from early childhood education through college and university instruction.
Among the areas of emphasis in the training and consultation services he provides are the classroom applications of brain research, learning styles, teaching styles, multiple intelligence theory, differentiated instruction, critical thinking, classroom management, and emotional intelligence.
He teaches and trains through his own company, The Lyceum, as well as through the University of California, Riverside, Irvine, and San Diego education extension programs. He is a sought after speaker, who presents nationally and internationally for public, private, and independent schools, school organizations, school districts, institutions of higher learning, conferences, and the corporate world. His presentations, classes, and training are consistently well received for their informative, practical, and applicable nature.
Mr. Ghoogasian is a member of the Gift and Talented Education (GATE) and Professional Teaching certificate program advisory boards at UCI Extension. He has served on visiting committees for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Schools and is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and the California Association for the Gifted (CAG).
He recently received the "Distinguished Instructor Award" from UCI Education Extension as well as the "Dean's Outstanding Service Award."