Family Worker in Special Education Department with 10 years experience in elementary, preschool, junior high and high school education. Demonstrated skills in individualizing instruction based on students' needs and interests. possessing strong leadership qualities and the capacity to manage challenging behaviors calmly. Establish positive relationships with fellow professionals and parents.
Increased office organization by developing more efficient filing system and customer database protocols.Promoted to Clerical Aide after 5 months of employment. Worked with special education children, including those with learning disabilities, mental challenges and physical impairments. Helped more than 30 students reach their Individual Education Program goals. Chaperoned the 5th grade trip to Hershey Park with 40 students. Worked with over 60 special education students, grades K-12.
Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.Took appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehaved.Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.Encouraged students to explore issues in their lives and in the world around them.Encouraged parents to take an active role in their child's education. Attended a variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
Coursework in Health and Safety for Children. Coursework in Psychology and Sociology. Liberal Arts coursework. Violence in Schools seminar. Advanced Classroom Management training. Coursework in Child Counseling.
Guidance and Counseling Provisional Certification
Child Abuse Prevention Awareness, School Violence Prevention and Intervention, Child Abduction Prevention, Substance Abuse Prevention Awareness, and Fire Safety Arson Prevention.
Member of the College Board and American School Counseling Association.
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