Criminal Justice Education by Lisa Storm


v    Senior faculty member in Administration of Justice at Hartnell Community College; I possess over 20 years of California post-secondary teaching experience, at the community college, four-year, and graduate school levels

v  Instructor, U.S. Criminal Law MOOC, 2013

v  Earned BA in Spanish; JD Degree; certification in online teaching using four course management systems (Ecollege, Blackboard, Etudes, Canvas)

v  Author: Criminal Law By Storm (2015); finalist in the International Book Awards for the Academic and Law categories.  Criminal Procedure By Storm; (2016)

v  Co-Chair: Online Education Initiative Student Readiness Workgroup

v  Author: Online Education Initiative Orientation (QUEST)

v  Member: Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources, 2010-present; State Academic Senate Distance Education Task Force, 2013-2014

v  Presenter: at multiple academic conferences on a variety of topics since 2012

v  Member in good standing of the California State Bar

v  Expertise in distance education, student learning outcome assessment, and curriculum development  


v  Winner of the Ercia Harden Memorial Teaching Excellence Award

v  Developed online curriculum and course materials for Administration of Justice; the only online degree and certificate program at Hartnell College

v  Developed a fast track online Degree in Administration of Justice, which allows students to obtain an Associate of Science Degree in Administration of Justice in three semesters

v  Developed curriculum for a new, multi-purpose Administration of Justice Degree which encompasses Criminal Justice, Correctional Science, and Paralegal specializations

v  Past Chairperson of the Distance Education Committee; Student Learning Outcomes Area Expert; current member of the Distance Education Committee; Academic Senate; Career and Technical Education Committee; Academic Affairs Council; former member of the Student Learning Outcomes Committee; the Staff Development Committee; the Distance Education Pilot Review Committee; the Distance Education Contract Negotiations Committee, and multiple hiring committees

v  Participated in the Public Safety Collaboration Grant by helping develop a community website


v  Juris Doctorate, University of California at San Francisco, Hastings College of the Law, 1990

v  Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, University of California at Davis, 1985


Tenured Administration of Justice Instructor, Hartnell College 1992 – present
Develop curriculum/materials for and instruct in Legal Environment of Business, Criminal Law, Criminal Court Process, Criminal Evidence, Constitutional Law (both face-to-face, hybrid and online); learn and apply innovative teaching strategies in the classroom, including using online supplements to instruction; participate in the creation of formal College documents (distance education plan, online education contract language, program review report, accreditation report); serve on and contribute to a variety of college committees

Co-Chair and Author, Online Education Initiative June 1, 2014

        Help chair the Online Education Initiative Workshop for Online Readiness workgroup; author the QUEST content

Paralegal Instructor, University of California at Santa Cruz Extension 1992-1998

Legal Writing Instructor, Monterey College of Law 1994-1996

Attorney, Sixth District Appellate Program 1992-1998

Attorney, Law Office of T.Bob Uemura 1992-1993

Attorney, Law Office of Thompson, Hubbard, Ometer and Gray 1990-1992

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