Motivated, enthusiastic educator with excellent communication and organizational skills demonstrated by 25+ years of teaching experience.
Versatile professional with strong background in education, retail sales and customer service support.
Adaptive team player
Physical Fitness Advocate
Created and implemented curriculum for two different preschool programs.
Resolved and streamlined prescription insurance claims at the pharmacy.
Trained fellow team members in implementation ofHandwriting Without Tears program for preschool children.
Lead teacher at Children's Discovery Center 2009-2012
Manager of Millington Acres, LLC 2013 - present
Prepared kiosk for daily transactions. Routinely brewed coffee and tea. Routinely cleaned dishes, pitchers, coffee pots, ladles, spoons, counters, floors, storage areas and refrigerators. Maintained knowledge of current menu items, ingredients and preparation methods. Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested. Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.
Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles. Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. Maintained a child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities. Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
Created, implemented and monitored curriculum. Maintained a child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities. Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists. Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
Assisted special needs students in all aspects of school day including to/from classroom, restroom, lunchroom, walking through hallway, etc. Assisted with helping physically challenged students to sit, walk, ride bikes, and play on the playground. Helped implement the goals and objectives from student's IEP. Monitored and evaluated student progress. Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
Responsible for ringing up customers in a timely manner and guaranteeing high level of customer service. Participated in daily credit card application solicitations. Expressed appreciation and invited customers to return to the store. Maintained a clean and orderly checkout area. Responsible for counting cash drawer at the end of shift.
Assisted pharmacists in filling prescriptions. Resolved insurance issues for customers.Operated cash register, Monitored inventory, created special order medications for customers. Entered new patient profiles and prescriptions into medication input software system. Provided friendly customer service at prescription drop-off and pick-up counters. Efficiently answered multi-line phone and processed high volume of order requests from nurses, doctors and pharmacists.
Planned, implemented, monitored and assessed classroom instruction in all subject areas. Modified general education curriculum for special needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies to address all learning styles. Distributed
quarterly educational assessments, similar to report cards, to each parent. Monitored and evaluated IEP progress for students with special needs. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
Bachelor of Arts/Education Wayne State College (Nebraska)
15 hours Master's Degree Program Health Education 1995-1996
Classroom Teacher Generalist (EC-4)
Special Education (EC-12)
CPR and First Aid Certification (expires January 2017)
Started the Glen Forest Lane Book Club 2007
Member of Plano Civic Chorus 2009 - present
Sunday School Teacher
Former Deacon Grace Presbyterian Church 2007 - 2009
Member of Plano Civic Chorus
Typing speed 60 WPM
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