Open-minded early education professional, talented at incorporating a blend of traditional and progressive techniques into daily activities promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of children. Capable of remaining calm under pressure while continuing to keep the preschool setting light and playful. Facilitates clear communication between children, parents and fellow childcare professionals. I have a strong attention to detail and an outstanding work ethic. Eager to meet client needs. Technically-advanced with success in software administration and data configuration.
Technical savvy (experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Work well as a team, as well as individually
Analytical/problem solving skills
Decision making skills
Time management skills
Exceptional with organizing and planning
Effective verbal/listening/communication skills
and First Aide certified.
Current Maryland Childcare Credential Level 3.
Took multiple communication classes.
Worked with special needs children, including those with learning disabilities, mental challenges and physical impairments.
Received positive feedback from staff and fellow professionals for creating and implementing center-wide snack schedule.
Consistently received positive feedback from parents.
Recognized by peers and management for going above and beyond normal job functions.
10/2011 to Current
Pre-School TeacherGreenbelt Children's Center － College Park, Maryland
Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method.
Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
Established a safe play environment for the children.
Supervised children on field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
Encouraged children to be understanding of others.
Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
Worked hard to identify and communicate behavioral and educational issues.
Worked closely with the site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists. Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems. Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes. Use computer skills to create lessons, maintain records, calendars, sign-up sheets (experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Office and classroom bookkeeping, filing, organizing office records, and answering telephones in a courteous manner. Worked hard to identify and communicate behavioral and educational issues with children.
Experience working with children with challenging behaviors and disabilities.
Developed multilingual and multicultural staff and curriculum to serve families from diverse backgrounds.
09/2010 to 05/2011
InternLamont Elementary School － Riverdale, Maryland
Established routines and provided positive guidance.
Assisted and supervised children through all activities.
Accurately completed all classroom paperwork, including daily reports, accident reports and attendance records.
Planned and implemented activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children.
Ensured the learning environment was clean and safe.
Comforted children and built children's esteem.
Observed children and made note of progress.
03/2009 to 09/2009
Cashier and Food ServerLittle Jimmies Italian Ice/ Linda's Subs Bowie － Glen Burnie, MD
Greet and serve each guest in a fast, efficient and courteous manner.
Monitor and maintain proper portion control.
Monitor and maintain quality of finished food product.
Follow proper cash handling procedures.
Maintain clean and safe work area.
Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues.
Served fresh, hot food with a smile in a timely manner.
Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management.
Cut and chopped food items and cooked on a grill or in fryers.
Communicate effectively with back line and supervision.
Wash dishes pans and utensils.
Restock work station as necessary.
Restock and clean respective area upon closing, to include cleaning station, floors, and trash cans.
High School DiplomaParkdale High School － Riverdale, Maryland, USA
Business ManagementColorado Technical University Online
Place of Birth: Laurel, MD
Date of Birth: 30th of May, 1994
Present Resident in College Park, MD
Hobbies: Traveling, bike riding, playing piano and ukulele, painting.
National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC)
Member of Prince George's Resource Center
Maryland Childcare Credential Program
Works well under pressure
Bookkeeping and maintaining records
Great communication skills
Excellent writing skills
Enthusiastic people person
When working with children, I am committed to creating a classroom environment that inspires children and fosters a love of learning. I have an excellent understanding of teaching strategies for children in various stages of development. I display a high standard of attendance, honesty, energy, and optimism. I'm committed to take responsibility for my own ideas and actions. I thrive on challenge and cope well with uncertainty. Able to build relationships with others/great people skills. I persevere, have an attention to detail, and take initiative. I set specific, realistic personal goals, monitor progress towards that goal. I work hard towards improving myself professionally.