Professional, friendly, and engaging Early Childhood Teacher seeks employment with the Yurok Tribe Early Head Start that will allow for career advancement, diverse client interactions, and opportunities for curriculum development.
Early Head Start VolunteerFeb 2017 to Current Yurok Tribe － Eureka, CA
-Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors.
-Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout the day.
-Collaborated daily with classroom teachers to keep activities running smoothly.
-Encouraged curiosity, exploration and problem-solving with age-appropriate playtime activities.
Student TeacherJan 2017 to Current Humboldt State University Child Development Lab － Arcata, 95521
-Create and implement developmentally-appropriate small group lessons that addressed all learning styles.
-Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
-Meet with professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
Yurok Language Immersion TeacherJan 2013 to Oct 2013 Yurok Tribe － Weitchpec, CA
-Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction in the areas of Art, Physical Education, and Science.
-Develop and implement interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials for a combined K-3 classroom.
-Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.
Language ConsultantAug 2011 to Current Yurok Tribe － Klamath, CA
-Collaborate with elders and linguists to document and revitalize Yurok language
Yurok Language TeacherAug 2011 to Jun 2013 Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District － Hoopa, CA
-Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
-Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
-Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
-Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
Early Head Start Substitute TeacherAug 2011 to Jan 2013 Hoopa Tribe － Hoopa, CA
-Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
-Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers.
-Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use.
-Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
Enrollment and Elections AssistantJun 2010 to Aug 2011 Yurok Tribe － Klamath, CA
-Compiling extensive genealogical reports.
-Evaluate applications, records, or documents, to gather information about eligibility.
-Participate in the administration of elections, such as preparation of ballots and certification of results.
-Performed general office duties, such as answering phones, operating machines and distributing reports to other departments.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts, Child DevelopmentHumboldt State University － Arcata, CA, USA
Candidate, Expected graduation, December 2017
Major: Child Development
Minor: American Indian Education
-American Indian Languages Teaching Credential
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-Darkness to Light Training
-Basic Pest Management in the School and Child Care Settings