Talented early education professional with diverse experience in planning and implementing various activities for promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of children. Striving to remain calm under pressure while continuing to keep the home visit setting light and playful. Will work hard to identify and communicate behavioral and educational issues. Dedicated to implementing the procedures and policies.
Received the Visionary Award in 2012.Led support groups to help parents regain and improve their parent-child bond, through Family Time and EHS Parent Meetings. Trained 18 Head Start staff members, introducing new documentation. Presented to Professional Childcare Providers for annual Professional Development Conference. Facilitated an Infant Massage class teaching 6 families.
Maintained daily records of children individual activities, behaviors, meals and parent-involvement. Completed all required documentation for the National Head Start program. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and part C providers. Worked closely with the site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists. Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. Continues to promote positive relationship among co- workers. Acts as a mentor to others. Has extensive knowledge in Head Start, Early Head Start, ERSEA, and Healthy Families policies and procedures.
Position included maintaining facility, collecting financial payments, maintaining a positive relationship with children and families, food preparation, CACFP meal documentation, planning group activities and field trips.
First Aide and CPR certified. Coursework in Early Childhood Development. Created weekly themes to promote child creativity and educational interest. Contracted with Department of Children and Families. Completed requirements for CACFP food program. Meet all state requirements in facilities, health and safety. Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect. Maintained a state licensed facility until 2007.
Child Abuse Awareness training. Emphasis in Child Development. Continuing education in Early Childhood Education. Continuing Education in Child Development. Coursework in Spanish Language. Current 3.96 GPA.
Coursework in Early Childhood Development. Attend Fall 2003.
FFA member, coursework in Latin, interest in volleyball, wrestling, drama, and debate. Won a 'Snowflake' certificate in Dramatics.
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