Ms. Swingle –
Bernice Swingle was born in Southern California and has been a resident here off and on over the past 50+ years. After graduating Victor Valley Senior High School, she attended Victor Valley Junior College where she graduated with an A.A. and A.S. Completing her degree in Mathematics at California University San Bernardino, she continued her education at CSUSB and received two Special education credentials (Mild/ Moderate and Moderate/Severe). Later she attended Azusa Pacific University and received her third credential in Single Subject Mathematics. Over the past 20 years she has taught children with severe handicaps for one and a half years for the County at Hook Junior High, seven years in Barstow where she taught six years of Special Education Math (sixth, seventh, and eighth grade) and one year of SDC Language Arts, she taught Pre-Algebra at Sitting Bull Middle School for two years, and at present has taught all levels of math at Encore High School of the Visual and Performing Arts since the opening of the school.