Talented education professional with diverse experience in planning and implementing various activities for promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of children. Successful at incorporating a blend of traditional and progressive techniques and trainings to teachers, administrators, parents and fellow staff. Taught early childhood implementing bast practices, Creative Curriculum, High Scope and Head Start standards.
Promoted to Education Coordinator after 17 years of experience as a teacher in Head Start. Trained 150 Head Start Staff members in Math, Brain Based teaching, Science, music, Program Quality Assessments, the assessment of young children, literacy and physical education. I supervise and licensed 8 Early Childhood Head Start classrooms and worked with district administration to obtain room space, busing and other services.
Manage and supervise 8 Head Start classrooms and 20 professional staff members. I coordinate meetings and trainings with other department managers and school personnel. Maintain a positive relationship with school district administrators and ensure all classrooms provide a safe learning environment, maintain daily records, implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum and follow all licensing and Head Start procedures. I distribute quarterly education assessment outcomes to all staff and provide trainings for teaching staff.
Minor in BRAIN SMART
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