Dedicated psychology graduate who has worked with an array of special needs issues. I bring several years of experience when it comes to issues of this nature to the table. Fast learner who wants to help people.
Trained in indicators of child abuse
Learning disability awareness
Social skills teacher
Daily living activities educator
Exceptional organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Fundamental Skills ParaprofessionalApril 2012 to Current Alvin Independent School District - Alvin, Texas
Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as the alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
Tailored lesson plans for students with emotional and cognitive disabilities.
Assisted the classroom teacher in supervising snack time and indoor and outdoor play.
Identified warning signs of emotional or developmental problems and reported to parents.
Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
Relieved the classroom teacher during breaks.
Maintained head count and attendance sheets.
Led reading and arts and crafts lessons.
Substitute TeacherAugust 2009 to April 2012 Alvin independent School District - Alvin, Texas
Took place of teacher when out
Performed lesson plans as left by teacher
Managed classroom of anywhere from 8 to 25 children
Often worked in special needs classroom
Sales AssociateFebruary 2003 to January 2004 Wal-Mart - Pearland, Texas
Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
Greeted customers and ascertained customers' needs.
Helped customers with questions, problems and complaints in person and via telephone.
Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays.
Organized racks and shelves to maintain the visual appeal of the store.
Verified that all customers received receipts for purchases.
Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.
Trained and served as a peer coach for new sales associates.
University of Phoenix2014Phoenix, Arizona Bachelor of Science: Psychology