National University - M.A.
Matsuko Freeman was born in Ken, Japan, and as a young child, she immigrated to the United States. Upon living in the United States for seven years, she became a proud naturalized American citizen. She lived in Southern California for most of her life, before moving to Las Vegas, where she has been a resident for the past 16+ years. Matsuko holds a B.A. in Education and an M.A. in Public Administration. Matsuko’s career originated in the private sector. She has held the position of Vice President of Operations for Alo Concepts, Inc. and also held positions as VP Mfg. & VP Operations for Jason Natural Products. After many years in the private sector, Matsuko sought a more rewarding career in education. She currently has 18+ years of teaching experience, including 14 years at Dawson. Previously she held numerous positions here at Dawson including seventh-grade science teacher, Health & Fitness instructor, Dean of Students, and Director of Dawson College Bound. Her present role at Dawson now includes faculty member, Service Learning Coordinator, and Advisor. Aside from her passion for teaching and love of her students, Matsuko desires to make a difference in the lives of young people. She enjoys traveling and sharing time with her daughter and grandchild who reside in Atlanta, GA.