Highly-motivated, compassionate professional serving children and their families. Experience includes working in child development facilities, nursing and habilitative intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled, as well as child and adolescent mental health settings. Seeking to provide effective and supportive direct service and case management while simultaneously continuing both personal and professional development.
Worked in an accredited child care development facility, caring for children from infancy to age five
Designed and implemented an emergent curriculum and activity plans based upon the children's needs and interests, meeting criteria to assist in growth and development of the children, including but not limited to their physical, emotional, and educational needs.
Ensured the health, safety, and well being of children inside and outside the classroom
Supervised, trained, and evaluated staff.
Scheduled, planned, facilitated parent conferences to discuss child's developmental progress and needs.
Performed classroom and individual child observations, and the completion of role-modeling forms
Developed good rapport with children and their families, thus providing assistance and resources as needed.
Present as lead staff in preschool classroom, assisting with the function and implementation of the program inside the room while assisting with the care and needs of the children.
Generated and implemented staff schedule
Assisted with office duties when requested
Assisted with completion of Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale ad Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale observation forms
Assisted children with activities of daily living, including but not limited to feeding, dressing, changing, and toileting
Provided developmentally appropriate care and instruction for children in a child development center from infancy to age five
Coordinated play and learning activities according to children's age to foster both individual and group activity development
Interacted with children during activities
Assisted with developing self-help skills
Strategized and conducted child development programs in compliance with regulations
Planned and implemented individual activity plans and curriculum according to the needs and interests of the children.
Established positive rapport and conducted conferences as with parents to discuss child's development and address development and/or issues or concerns.
Performed clerical and administrative requirements.
Member of VAW-115 Officer Spousal Group 2012-2014
University of Toledo Social Work Organization
Alumnae of the Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority: Positions Held: Risk Management Chairman and Member-At Large Chairman on Executive Board
Chairman of the Parent Advisory Board at Negishi Child Development Center provided support and additional services to parents at the center. Participated in volunteer work including the Ronald McDonald House, Sunshine Children's Home,Boys and Girls Club, YWCA Battered Women's Shelter.
Word, Excel, Power Point, Office, Access, and various other computer programs.
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