Jim Hoerricks, Ph.D.


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Jim Hoerricks, Ph.D.

50+ Years

Castaic, CA 91384



Loyola Marymount University

September 2021 - May 2022

Master of Education - MEd - Special Education and Teaching.
Capstone: The Challenge of Learning to Comprehend Language: an SRSD Reading Comprehension Intervention in a Title 1 Setting.

Loyola Marymount University

August 2020 - July 2021

Special Education Teaching Credential Program
Intern teaching preparation and work performed in conjunction with Los Angeles Unified School District.

Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT

September 2018 - June 2019

Master of Education - MEd - Instructional Design
I performed the instructional design and quantitative validation for the course - Statistics for Forensic Analysts
(link to course)(presentation of the topic)(report)

Trident @ AIU, Cypress, CA

June 2010 - March 2018

Ph.D. - Education (Higher Education Leadership) (Summa Cum Laude)
Dissertation: "Higher Education Support Strategies: an evaluation of needs satisfaction on autistic college student retention." (abstract) ORCID - 0000-0002-9625-9468 (Verify). (Graduation Day)

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

June 2009 - May 2010

Master or Arts in Organizational Leadership (MOL)
Thesis: "Leadership in the Lodge of Perfection. Unlocking the hidden leadership lessons of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry." (available here)
Specializing in Non-Profit Leadership and Statistics.

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

September 2006 - May 2009

Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude) in Organizational Leadership (BOL)
Specializing in Non-Profit Leadership and Statistics.

Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

January 1989 - May 1992

Associate of Science in Political Science
Specializing in Student Government and History. Internship with Assemblyman Dan Hauser, (D) Arcata.

Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

August 1988 - December 1988

Working towards an Associate of Science in Political Science
Specializing in Public Speaking and Football.

Whittier High School, Whittier, CA

September 1984 - June 1988

Graduated with honors
Cardinal Key award, Bank of America Scholarship for Applied Arts, and Vocational Industrial Clubs of America regional gold medalist for Archictural Design. Lifetime award for athletic achievment (Varsity Letters in Basketball (2), Track and Field (2), and Football (1); student assistant Girls' Varsity Basketball and Girls' Varisty Volleyball).