I understand the physical and emotional demands of working with young childrenand I feel that I have prepared myself academicallyto get thechildren excited about learning and thinking outside of the box. I have excellent verbal. listening and communication skills to work effectively with administrators, parents and community partners in addition to other teachers and students.
Excellent oral and writing skills.
Certified in Adult and Pediatric Aid/CPR/AED
Certificate of Completion for Child Abuse and Neglect Recognizing, Reporting and Responding for Education
February 1967 to September 1995
Norfolk Naval ShipyardPortsmouth, VirginiaBoilermaker Planner and EstimatorI started as a shop helper, through a series of training classes and promotions, I worked as a limited mechanic, a radioactive mechanic working inthe nuclear departmentfor the Navy, as a planner and estimator. I performed ship inspections, put in cost estimates to determine how much it would cost to accomplish jobs, I submitted requests to order plans and materials to accomplish the job.
December 1995 to August 1996
ASI Subsidiary for General Electrics (GE)Norfolk, VirginiaFactory RepresentativeAs a factory service representative, It was my job to assist customers that haf purchased GE products operate such products effectively as they seldom read the operating manual.
May 1995 to September 2000
Panasonic Customer Call centerChesapeake, VirginiaCustomer Service RepresentativeI demonstrated proficiency in operating assistance and troubleshooting products by utilizing available resources and tools. Applied customer service skills and knowledge by recognizing the customer's value to the company to bring resolution to issues in a timely manner. Created and maintained, within vantive application, appropriate call data based on case type.
November 2007 to December 2008
Norfolk Public SchoolsNorfolk, VirginiaSubstitute TeacherIn the absence of the full-time teacher, I implemented the lesson plans for the period of time that I was with the students. It was my job to oversee classroom activities and maintain discipline making sure tha I was following the full time teacher's instructions.
Norfolk State University Norfolk , Virginia, United State of AmericaEarly Childhood Education Bachelor of Science
Serves as president of church choir.
Assistant director of Youth choir.
Served as officemanager in the absence of the supervisor.
Past Women's Day chair-person, coordinating activities for fund raising.
Volunteer of the year atEarly Childhood Center.
Made the Dean's List at Norfolk State University.
Completed Diversity in the Classroom Trainging.
Completed Student Teacher at the Grandy Village Head Start Learning Center.