Norman Randy Pratt

Randy began teaching at Evergreen Valley College in 1988 becoming a full-time faculty member in 1993. Born and raised in the Bay Area he attended Chabot Community College in Hayward before transferring to the University of California, Berkeley where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education/Kinesiology. He then earned a Master's degree in Physical Education/Institutional Studies and a California Teaching Credential at San Jose State University.

During his tenure at Evergreen he has written and teaches numerous adventure based courses including Rock Climbing, Canyoneering, Kayaking, SUP, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Snowshoeing, Cross County Skiing,  Backpacking, Wilderness First Aid, Adventure Based Outdoor Recreation courses as well as a variety of activity courses  in Physical Education and Kinesiology.

Additional college assignments held over the years:

  • Served as the Evergreen Valley College Academic Senate President

  • Served as Vice-President for the AFT 6157 Faculty Union for San Jose Evergreen Community College District

  • Served on the AFT 6157 Negotiation Team for San Jose Evergreen Community College District

  • Served as Staff Development Coordinator 

  • Served as Athletic Director

  • Served as Head Coach for the Mens SoccerTeam

Education and Credentials Earned

  • M.A. Physical Education San Jose State

  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley

  • California Single Subject Teaching Credential Physical Education

  • California Child Development Program Director Credential

  • American Canoe Association Instructor Certified

  • American Mountain Guide Top Rope Manager Certified

  • American Red Cross Instructor Certified

  • A.P. Honorable Mention All American Honors CAL Football


Other stuff...

Randy was a member of the CAL Football team that pulled off "The Play" against Stanford during the Big Game in Memorial Stadium November 20, 1982.  He remains listed in the CAL Football All-time records book for achievements he earned as a placekicker in 1983.