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Academy Faculty

Monique Candor - Law Teacher


Jamie Davenport - Social Studies, English & Law Teacher, Academy Director

Ms. Davenport was born and raised in San Diego, CA and graduated from Valhalla High School. She attended UC Riverside where she majored in political science and graduated summa cum laude. After working for several years as a paralegal, Ms. Davenport decided to attend law school at USD and graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2006. Shortly thereafter, she decided to combine her passion for history and politics with her love of education by entering the teaching profession. She earned her teaching credential from SDSU and spent five years teaching Social Studies and English at Point Loma High School. She now serves as both a teacher and program director for the Crawford Academy of Law. She has one daughter, Erin, who keeps her very busy at home.








Deb Sadler - English Teacher

Deb Sadler was raised in Westport, Connecticut where she graduated from Staples High School. She was a literature major at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. She later returned to school at California State University San Marcos where she earned a Multiple-Subject credential and then an English credential. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Literacy in Education and a Reading Specialist credential. Her son Jesse graduated from UCSD and is completing a dissertation in history at UCLA. Her son Brendon graduated from UC Santa Cruz and has taught English in Japan for the past five years. Her daughter Ada graduated from UC Santa Cruz and just completed hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Yosemite to Mt. Hood. Mrs. Sadler has been married to her husband Jim for 40 years.


Ray Beattie - Social Studies Teacher

Mr. Beattie was born and raised in Fremont, Michigan; which Mr. Beattie calls Small Town U.S.A.  Mr. Beattie was captain of his high school football team and played college football for Central College in Iowa.  Mr. Beattie also attended Point Loma College in San Diego, where he was president of Kappa Phi Kappa and in 1983 received a B.A. in physical education and social science.  After college, Mr. Beattie attended the San Diego Regional Police Academy and became a San Diego Police Officer.  Mr. Beattie was a patrol officer and a training officer for academy graduates.  He was also part of a special narcotics unit.  Mr. Beattie earned is teaching credential from Point Loma Nazarene University while working the midnight shift as a police officer and then getting off work to take classes and doing his student teaching for his teaching credential in social science and physical education.  Mr. Beattie has also worked as the Director of Public Safety for Point Loma Nazarene University and held manager positions in security and safety for Children’s Hospital; the University of California, San Diego; and two security companies, responsible for providing security for hospitals and airports.  Before coming to Crawford Academy of Law, Mr. Beattie received his teaching credential in public service and was a criminal justice teacher and teen court and mock trial team advisor for five years at Lincoln High School.  Mr. Beattie has been married for thirty years to his wife, Linda, and has two children, who are in college. 


Deb and Steve with graduates from the class of 2014.

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