help me grow project director resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Forward-thinking Early Childhood specialist confident in cultivating and strengthening relationships in the community. Leading team members, managing schedules and coordinating resources. Keeps projects on-track with decisive supervision and quick problem-solving. Persuasive in communicating and negotiating with internal team members, vendors and other stakeholders. Demonstrates success in managing challenging schedules, budgets and quality demands. Goal-oriented and organized professional with a creative approach. Well coordinated and versatile leader with a self confident and hardworking. Ready to bring 40+ years of Early Childhood experience to a challenging new position at The Robert R. McCormick Foundation. Well coordinated and versatile leader with a hardworking nature.

  • Client relations
  • Early Childhood Education Specialist
  • Community engagement
  • Infant Mental Health Knowledge
  • Family and Child Development
  • Team building
  • Time management
  • Conflict resolution
  • People skills
  • Multitasking
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Financial administration
  • Schedule management
  • Project scope
  • Administrative leadership
Education and Training
Berea College Berea Kentucky, Expected in 05/1983 Bachelor of Arts : Early Childhood - GPA :
Springboro High School Springboro, OH, Expected in 05/1979 High School Diploma : - GPA :

Credentialed and Trained in Infant Mental Health Consultation, Ohio Department of Health Help Me Grow Supervisor and Home Visitor. Specialized Training Completion of various courses and training workshops including: Early Intervention, Individualized Educational Plans-IEPs, Safety Screenings, Home Assessments, Environmental Safety Screening, Prenatal and Infant Health Screenings, Relationship Assessment Tool, Safe Sleep Assessment and Family Education, Developmental Screenings and Assessments for young children, Edinburgh Depression Screening, Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire- ACE, Interpersonal Support, Evaluation-ISEL, Psychological Screening Inventory 2-PSI-2, Parent and Family Interviews, NCAST – Nursing Child Assessment Satellite Training, Child Abuse, CPR, Communicable Disease and Prevention, Standard First Aid, ODH training in vision, hearing, and speech/language, Children’s Hospital genetic conference, computer training for bookkeeping and payroll, Help Me Grow: The Basics, The Individualized Family Service Plan; ASQ, ASQSE, and Denver II Developmental Screenings, Transition from birth-to-three services to pre-school services, Keys to Caregiving and other various child development trainings.

Clayton Early Learning - Help Me Grow Project Director
Denver, CO, 09/1993 - Current
  • Knowledge and experience working with infants, toddlers, and their families, and knowledge of the Birth to 5 system.
  • Supervisory experience in motivating staff and providing support to staff in stressful work environment as well as knowledge of writing grants.
  • Familiarity with the community and resources for young children and their families.
  • Knowledge of child development and infant/child attachment.
  • Served on the Ohio Department of Health Help Me Grow Advisory Board
  • Experience with family services that embrace the concepts of family-centered and strength based service provision
  • Credentialed and knowledge of maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect
  • Knowledge and some experience in providing services to culturally diverse communities/families
  • Experience in home visiting with a strong background in prevention services to 0-5 age population
  • Knowledge and expertise with Health Families of America National model accreditation and Parents As Teachers National model accreditation process and implementation of both models.
  • Supervised and determined project schedules and maintained timeline with proactive adjustments to workflow.
  • Increased project efficiency by guiding and leading employees on proper practices.
  • Monitored costs, timescales and resources used to achieve key performance metrics.
  • Upheld quality standards by monitoring and overseeing Early Childhood projects and home visiting supports.
  • Utilized exceptional judgment by following all policies, procedures and protocols, promoting optimal performance delivery.
  • Created and implemented long-term Early Childhood objectives by utilizing family/client/stakeholder feedback in process improvements.
  • Managed project budget of $750,000.00.
Gold's Gym International, Inc. - Early Intervention Specialist
Burlington, NC, 12/1992 - 06/1996
  • Performed intervention visits to collect data and assess developmental needs.
  • Delivered information on implementation methods for modeled interventions.
  • Assessed children to identify obstacles and goals and plan IFSPS and IEPs accordingly.
  • Delivered advisement to assist families of neurodiverse children in obtaining services.
  • Communicated with doctors and teachers regarding progress, setback and future plans.
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to offer safe spaces and growth for non-verbal communication styles.
  • Modeled rule-following and kind behavior, employing behavior modification or positive reinforcement.
  • Observed and evaluated student performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to accommodate specific disabilities needs.
  • Empowered families with setting realistic goals and advocating for their child's needs.
  • Presented information in audio-visual and interactive formats using computers, televisions, audio-visual aids and other technologies.
  • Planned and supervised learning activities through home visits and classroom demonstrations.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
First Baptist Kiddie Care - Day Care Director
City, STATE, 12/1984 - 12/1992
  • Communicated with parents and fostered strong professional relationships.
  • Monitored compliance with state, federal and company regulations, standards and requirements.
  • Hired, mentored and monitored qualified childcare staff.
  • Inspected facility and activities to monitor safety, sanitation and procedures.
  • Oversaw daily activities and programs to educate and socialize participants.
  • Created and updated records to document employee and participant information.
  • Launched marketing campaigns and events to attract community members and increase enrollment.
  • Managed social media accounts to promote positive image to area families.
  • Established and enforced modern educational standards to support student needs.
  • Maintained current knowledge of applicable codes and required procedures to optimize learning environments.
  • Achieved budgetary targets by monitoring expenses and resource utilization, cutting waste and strengthening revenue streams.
  • Created staffing and facility requirements to support educational offerings.
  • Worked with parents and staff to improve student behavioral and learning issues with proactive approaches.
  • Boosted program outreach with community engagement strategies.
  • Set and enhanced program schedules to meet expected demands and enhance student learning opportunities.
  • Directed committees of specialists, volunteers and staff to provide technical assistance for childcare programs.
  • Interpreted government codes to meet safety and security codes.
  • Recruited and trained top-quality educators and support staff to maximize program success.
Head Start - Teacher’s Aide
City, STATE, 12/1979 - 12/1982
  • Kept records of each individual child, including meals served, bathroom habits, disciplinary issues, and medications administered.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual children's needs.
  • Led and supported classroom individually and in groups by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Arranged and led academic and study activities forchildren.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Supported classroom teachers by managing files, preparing materials and updating records.
  • Evaluated individual needs of the children and assessed academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Kept children safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Provided one-on-one assistance and to children requiring additional help.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs children, delivering guidance and reassurance.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Complied with instructor-developed IFSPs/IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.

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School Attended

  • Berea College
  • Springboro High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Help Me Grow Project Director
  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Day Care Director
  • Teacher’s Aide


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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