With more than 20 years of Child & Youth Services (CYS) experience, I have gained experience in all aspects of CYS at both the Garrison and Headquarters level. As an Army veteran, I am a well-qualified leader who would be an excellent choice for this position.
From CYS programs and regulatory guidance to the CYS evaluation/inspection processes, I have extensive professional knowledge to serve as a designated Army wide Subject Matter Expert. I am able to provide program oversight and accountability for the performance of staff and the safety and well-being of children and youth. I am able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. I am technically proficient in finance and budgeting, personnel and staffing actions and the CYS Background check process. I am proficient with the CYS systems such as RecCentral, MCC.Com, Webtrac, CYMS and Blueforce as well as standard office software.
*Experience working with regulatory, personnel, funding and budgeting proponents.
* In-depth knowledge of Army inspection processes, including AHHI/MDTI/Comprehensive Inspections/USDA.
* The ability to present ideas and proposals to variety of audiences.
*Comprehensive oral and communication skills and analytical writing skills.
* Extensive experience in training adults and working effectively with command staff, professional staff and parents.
* The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
Child and Youth Specialist- Family Child Care Program Manager; NF-0301-05 for the Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) G-9 CYS CYS. Army Headquarters, Joint Base (JBSA) Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
My duties include:
*Subject matter expert in all things Army Family Child Care (FCC). Providing guidance on implementing regulations (public law, public policy, DoD Instructions, and NAF and AF Instructions) to facilitate the delivery of effective programs within the Family and MWR operation. Also, a member of the Army, Child and Youth programs, higher headquarters inspection team.
* Providing specific support to Army-operated and Army sponsored programs.
* Conducting organizational Manpower surveys to advise senior leadership in authorizations and utilization of resources.
* Initiating data queries to develop analysis, decision briefs and reports.
* Partnering with other military services (Navy and Air Force) to develop business operations and workforce processes to improve the organizational structure of CYS programs.
* Developing and revising policy directives, plans and operational materials for Army wide implementation of Child and Youth programs.
* Providing administrative, logistical and technology support in furtherance of the Army wide and Garrison mission.
* Providing technical assistance through training workshops, process action teams, and on-site visits.
* I develop and communicate the strategic key messages for CYS programs through written and visual mediums.
* Developing and updating technical and procedural manuals and training courses.
* National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Mentor and Observer; I support the mission of both NAEYC and NAFCC by completing accreditation visits and observations to determine whether or not the home/program meet the standards of quality to become and/or maintain accreditation. As a mentor I role model, provide face-to-face visits and conference calls, often recommending specific training, guidance, and advice to enhance the quality of military and family programs.
* Served as the CYS Division Chief/Coordinator of a large CYS Program (minimum 1,000 actual child/youth spaces in facility-based and FCC programs and a level two sports program.)
* Responsible for the operation, integration, coordination, and oversight of installation Child Development Programs, School Age Care, Family Child Care, Liaison, Education Support, Outreach Services Programs, and Army Sponsored Community-Based Programs serving child and youth.
*Oversight of local/Garrison CYS program evaluation/inspection process.
In-depth knowledge of Army evaluation/inspection process, including AHHI, MDTI and Comprehensive inspections.
*Responsible for managing NAF and AF staff and programs.
* Developed and executed policies pertaining to the management of activities, operations, and services for Family and MWR, and CYP programs.
*Facilitated and served as chairperson of parent advisory and all garrison command meetings impacting MWR and CY programs.
* Applied extensive, professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth.
* Manager of all supplemental (outreach) services within CYS. Applied extensive professional knowledge of child development principles to ensure adequate placement of children and youth in all CYS programs.
* Assisted parents in selecting optimal on or off-post child care programs to meet the needs of the parent and child.
*Served as the Community Service Liaison for all CYS programs.
*Oversight os all CYS volunteers.
* Evaluates Short Term alternative Child Care (STACC) and Volunteer Child Care in Unit Settings (VCCUS) sites to ensure that safety and health needs are met.
*Conducted evaluations with subject matter experts, analyzed feedback and prepared corrective action plans.
* Supervised administrative staff, Parent and Outreach staff, and Family Child Care program.
Completed The Army Distance Learning Program (TADLP) Exam st 5002, Human Resource Management Course; 2004 Completed ST5001, Managing and Leading Course; 2005,
Financial Management Course Level I and II (2007),
MWR-College of Installation Management Command courses:
Family and MWR Basic Management Course (2007)
NAF Contracting (2016)
Applied Financial Planning- Breakeven Analysis (June 2016),
Management Controls (2016)
Applied Financial Planning- Retail Sales Accountability (July 2016),
Basic NAF Contracting (2018)
Infant &Toddler CLASS Observer- Certificate of Completion, February 2020
Action Officer Development Course-2020
United States Army Veteran (60% Disabled)
Active Duty Cartographer Course, Fort Belvoir, Va. 1985 Diploma
Heavy Construction , Fort Leonard Wood , Mo, 1989
Certificate of Family Violence Advocacy Training, 1997
Texas Department Criminal Justice (Internship ) Substance Abuse Counselor, Jan-May, 1998.
08/2010 to 06/2014. Family Child Care Director; NF-04, 1701. CYS Fort Riley, Kansas. My duties include the operation of the Family Child Care program to include Special Needs homes, hourly homes, Infant only homes and full time and part time care. Supervised the administration of the quarters-based system of Family Child Care homes within the community. I formulate policies and procedures necessary for the operation of all FCC Homes, on and off post, in accordance with Army regulations and local CYS standards. Developed the FCC program budget, coordinate management of funds and resources for equipment, supplies, travel, and training.
08/2008 to 08/2010. Child Development Center Director, NF-04, 1701, CYS, Fort Riley, Kansas. Served as facility director for the largest child development center on Fort Riley with a child capacity of more than 300 children. Supervised a total of 72 employees (APF and NAF), to include administrative and kitchen personnel. My duties include assessing the individual, social and personality development of young children. I monitor all programs within the facility to insure compliance with Department of Defense standards for child care programs and military families.
06/01/2008 to 08/01/2008. School Liaison Officer NF-1701-04. CYS, Fort Riley, Kansas. Served as school liaison officer for CYSS with responsibility for operation, integration, coordination, and oversight of all installation CYSS issues involving Junction City, Kansas and Fort Riley, Kansas public schools. Assisted parents and youth in locating points of contact in the school system. To include information on Secondary Education Opportunities, scholarships, fellowships, and internships.
10/26/2006 to 05/30/2008. Family Child Care Director NF-1701-04, CYS, USAG Hohenfels, Germany. Served as Family Child Care (FCC) Director with collateral duties as FCC Training and Curriculum Specialist. My duties include the operation of the FCC program to include planning, and overseeing a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children ages birth to 12 years. Served as a member of the Installation Child and Youth Evaluation Team to ensure FCC home and system compliance with health, fire, safety, facility and program regulatory requirements and CYS baseline standards.
10/15/2005 to 10/25/2006. Child Development Center Assistant Director. Directly supervised a total of 20 Child and Youth Program Assistants. Inspected the facility regularly for compliance with health, safety, and fire standards in accordance with Army and CYSS policies. Duties also included overseeing the collection and documentation of funds from patrons. Conducted human resources functions, including establishing performance standards, counseling employees, conducting evaluations, and initiating personnel actions. Observed staff for adult -child interactions.
05/15/2000 to 10/14/2005. Training and Curriculum Specialist Assistant/Administrative Support Assistant, GS-0301-06. 282ND BSB, DCA, CYS, Child Development Center Annex, Hohenfels, Germany. Served as facility manager for Child Development Center hourly center/ Part-day preschool. Well experienced in all CYS operations to include orientations, registrations, training and facility managing. Recommended modifications of program goals, philosophy and procedures based on patron needs, facility constraints and available resources.
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