It is my passion to encourage and strengthen the mental, verbal, and social development of the children in my classroom. I believe in the wholesome development of young minds on an individual basis. All children do not learn the same. My desire is to join an early child development environment that implements these standards. Summary of Qualifications *Associates Degree in Early Child Development Graduated from Kaplan University (Summa Cum Laude) More than ten years experience First and CPR Certified Medication Administration Training (MAT) Certified Completed 64 hours of Advanced Early Childhood Training Completed 3 hours of Virginia Social Services Licensing Program Training Management and Supervision Able to motivate employees to perform to their maximum potential Nominated and Awarded Spirit of the team 2006 Assisted in raising $25,000 for the March of Dimes Organization, taking 1st place for the small business category 2006 Awarded Excellent Customer Service Award 2007 Outstanding ability in directing emergency preparedness activities including scheduling, conducting, and recording fire and disaster drills Able to make decisions in a stressful situation Strong ability to implement whole language practices in the classroom Exceptional communication skills both orally and in writing Immense knowledge in developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for young children Demonstrated ability to work in partnerships with families Participated in all training and in-service opportunities to maintain a high standard of educational excellence Exceptional knowledge of Child Protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children In Depth knowledge of health , hygiene, and nutritional needs for children Excellent skills in fostering physical, emotional, social, creative and cognitive development for children
Early Childhood TeacherJan 2001 to Jan 2008 Knowledge Learning Corporation
Instructed curriculum based programs Observed and recorded children's growth, behavior and development, and discussed with parents Integrated children with special needs into the program, modifying the program and physical environment when necessary Supervised children at play, aware of safety issues at all times Supervised and trained staff and students undertaking childcare training programs Implemented whole language practices in classroom Maintained a safe, clean, and nurturing atmosphere Guided children's behavior and social development Served as a source of encouragement, comfort, stability and support Utilized the internet and library to research the most up to date classroom ideas Performed simple first aid emergencies.
Health and Safety Coordinator
Directed Emergency Preparedness activities including scheduling, conducting, and recording fire and disaster drills Overseen Infection Control Program with the emphasis on hand -washing, Universal Precautions, safe food handling and sanitation Ensured proper mixture of chemicals, storage of chemicals and maintenance of MSDS sheets Maintained compliance with the driver training, certification standards and bus/van safety Chuck E.
Assistant ManagerJan 1997 to Jan 2001
Accountable for budgeting, cost control, general accounting and full profit and loss.
Recruited , hired, supervised, scheduled, and motivated a staff of up to 15 employees.
Planned menus, estimated food and beverage cost, and ordered inventory.
Trained service staff to enhance customer service and to increase profit by suggestive selling.
Associate's Degree, Early Child Development2010Kaplan UniversityEarly Child Development
Certificate in Early Child Development2006Cardean University
general accounting, budgeting, cost control, customer service, Emergency Preparedness, first aid, Infection Control, inventory, profit, profit and loss, recording, research, safety, selling, scheduling, training programs