West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Our faculty members in the Court Reporting department teach over 53 classes.

"My greatest reward in teaching in the Court Reporting Department is seeing our hard-working students reach their goals and ultimately use their education and skills to enter rewarding careers." -- Linda Lawson

"Teaching in this challenging program has been one of the highlights of my life. The students are the best that any teacher could ever ask for. I "wear other hats" but I always come home to Court Reporting." -- Marge Throndson.

"Teaching in this challenging program has been one of the highlights of my life. The students are the best that any teacher could ever ask for. I "wear other hats" but I always come home to Court Reporting." -- Marge Throndson.

Photo: Sue Coleman

Sue Coleman

Instructor

Sue obtained her B. A. in French from the University of California, Berkeley. She teaches English Review; Office Practices for Court Reporters; Court and Deposition Procedures; Certified Shorthand Reporters Review; Internship; and Speedbuilding courses.
Email: sacwvc@gmail.com

Photo: Linda Lawson

Linda Lawson

Instructor

Linda obtained her B. A. in Diversified Social Sciences from California State University, Stanislaus. She teaches Theory; Speedbuilding; Computer- Aided Transcription; Realtime and Dictionary Building courses.
Phone: 408.741.2439
Email: linda.lawson@wvm.edu


Margaret Ortiz

Margaret Ortiz

Department Chair

Margaret obtained her B. S. and teaching certification in Music Education from Ithaca College, NY. She is an NCRA Certified Reporting Instructor (CRI).
She teaches Theory and Speedbuilding courses.
Phone: 408.741.2559
Email: margaret.ortiz@wvm.edu

Photo: Marge Throndson

Marge Throndson

Instructor

Marge obtained her B. A. in Education from Stanford University and M. A. in Counseling from Santa Clara University. She teaches Speedbuilding and Medical Dictation Courses.
Phone: 408.741.2448
Email: marget76@yahoo.com


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Pat Tchang

Instructor

Pat obtained her B. A. in English from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA and her Paralegal Certificate from Georgetown University, Washington, D. C. She teaches Speedbuilding courses.
Email: pjtchang@earthlink.net

Photo: Eric Van Dorn

Eric Van Dorn

Instructor

Eric is a California Certified Shorthand Reporter and obtained his career preparation from West Valley College. Eric is a NCRA Certified Reporting Instructor (CRI). He teaches Speedbuilding courses.
Email: e_vandorn@yahoo.com

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