Passionate Paraprofessional with 8+ years versed in collaborating with teachers and parents to best meet each individual's unique needs. Attentive to the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of each student.
Certified in Early Childhood
Diverse teaching modalities
Interpersonal skillsCreative mindset
CPR-First Aid Certification
Team player mentality
Microsoft Office Suite skills
Exceptional typing and data entry skills
Managed classes of up to 11 students.
Designed weekly lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material. Facilitated small reading and writing groups, phonics groups and math groups.
Juvenile Detention Counselor05/2014 to 09/2014Georgia Department of Juvenile JusticeDecatur, GA
Reviewed the student handbook with youth, informed youth how to access additional services if needed.
Reviewed PREA/PBIS positive and reinforcement guide.
Completed IPSP and IPC.
Attended the treatment team and transition meetings.
Completed youth statue reports services plan, custody and housing reports.
Conducted group and individual counseling.
Entered various information into JTS system including services plan update, youth status, report review, visiting youth who are on room confinement.
Determined strategies as per individual capabilities for rehabilitation.
Adjusted to life Developed patient rehabilitation programs for various activities.
Evaluated individual progress for various activity programs Ensured compliance with all internal and external regulations.
Health Service Technician/CNA04/2014 to CurrentGeorgia Regional HospitalDecatur, Ga
Document all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
Collaborate closely with medical staff.
Assist individuals with developmental disabilities with daily living skills including social skills, home chores and.
Take patient vital signs, provide resident's with personal-care services including medication and toileting.
Maintain patient's records and files as per the facility standard operating procedures.
Assist licensed nursing staff in providing direct patient care.
Provide constant care and attention to mentally and emotionally disabled patients.
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to client's treatment plan.
Teacher03/2013 to 12/2015Bright Beginner Academy Conyers, GA
Promoted social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for Preschool students and other child development plans.
Responsible for instructing children in individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and motor skills, such as learning to listen to instruction, playing with others and using play equipment's.
Helped children with any personal care needs, performed clerical duties, classroom duties, basic cleaning duties, disaffecting toys, table and hand wash and their daily activity programs.
Manager02/2005 to 09/2012Destiny DaycareMacon, GA
Hired, trained and supervised staff.
Conducted teacher evaluations by observing teachers in class rooms and during activities.
Assisted teachers with setting and meeting progressive goals.
Communicated with parents by explaining school's policies and admission procedures along with any issues relevant to individual child.
Worked with teachers to ensure safety of all classrooms and to make them developmentally appropriate.
Master of Science: Social worker2018Simmons School of SocialDallas, MA
Bachelor of Science: Human Services2015Shorter UniversityRome, GA
Associate of Science: Early Childhood Education2011Shorter UniversityRome, GA