Montessori Assistant driven to create an environment that promotes hands-on learning for children at all stages of the learning process.
09/2010 to Current
Montessori Assistant Utica Community Schools - Messmore Elementary School － Sterling Heights, MIActed as substitute assistant in all pre-k classrooms Messmore Elementary school. This involved presenting lessons, reviewing lessons and finished work, monitoring progress with student work and assisting in all aspects of classroom life. As a substitute assistant in this building, I was able to get a great deal of Montessori experience, which is what makes this school/program exceptional.
05/2006 to Current
Office ManagerHouse Call Services － Center Line, MI
All aspects of patient scheduling and records maintenance.
Medical insurance billing.
Work with outside services to help provide patients with needed supplies/services.
Office staff scheduling.
06/1997 to 01/1998
Acting Deputy City ClerkCity of Oak Park - City Clerks Office － Oak Park, MI
Assisted in maintaining voter records.
Assisted in all aspects in the election/voting process for the city.
Responsible for attending Zoning Board Meetings, preparing and distributing meeting minutes.
Responsible for office payroll.
Responsible for maintaining city business license program.
10/1995 to 06/1996
Business AnalystEDS-Chevrolet/ GEO Roadside Assistance Center － Troy, MI
Facilitated emergency roadside assistance services for Chevrolet/Geo vehicle owners in need.
Assisted with training and mentoring new analysts.
Served as liaison between Chevrolet dealer, branch offices, service providers and vehicle owners.
08/1988 to 10/1995
Office ManagerMedical Office of Lawrence Damiani, DO － Garden City, MI
Patient billing, scheduling and record keeping
Assisted with in-office medical proceedures
Bachelor of Science: MarketingMadonna University － Livonia, MI, United States
Bachelor of Arts: EducationOakland University － Rochester, MI, United States
Minors include Social Studies and Language Arts
St. Lawrence School - Forensics Moderator and Judge
Help select team members and speaking pieces for 5/6 grade and 7/8 grade teams for St. Lawrence. Helped students to prepare and practice for year-end tournaments in which they competed against several other Catholic Schools.
I look forward to moderating again this year.
Messmore Elementary School - Parent Volunteer
Volunteered in both my children's classrooms at every grade level. My duties ranged from copy room jobs, to administering tests, cooking lessons with small and large groups, party organizing, holiday shop helper, field trip chaperone and classroom aide. I am very familiar many aspects of the Montessori culture.