June 19, 2018

Kerry Doll, author of Interior Design, graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics and received a Master’s degree in Teaching in 2003.  She has been a Home Economics teacher for 22 years, 16 of them at Fountain Valley High School.   About nine years ago, she and another teacher co-wrote Environmental Design, which meets the   a-g requirements for the UC/CSU systems in California.  This class is a mix of Interior Design and Architecture and the lessons have been included in this course.  She has worked with the California Dept of Education, Home Economics Careers and Technology Unit on the last two revisions of the Interior Design standards including the last alignment for the Common Core standards, and CTEonline supervising and writing lessons for Interior Design.   The Environmental Design class has been articulated with Orange Coast College for their entry level Interior Design class.  She is currently a member of the Orange County Professional Learning Community for Fashion and Interior Design, and a Community Group Leader for Fashion and Interior Design Career Pathways for CTEonline.