Enthusiastic and ready to serve as a School Psychologist Intern with experience in comprehensive special education evaluations; assessments, interpretation, report writing and presentation of results, with an interest in a broad range of subjects for improved student achievement.
Diverse classroom settings
Positive learning environment
Outstanding social skills
Effective time management
Minnesota School Psychologists Association (MSPA), 2016-Present
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), 2015-Present
School Psychologist Practicum StudentWest St. Paul School District 197, Henry Sibley High School - West St. Paul, MN09/2016 - Current
Participated in school psychologist team meetings to design district-wide problem solving/pre-referral process.
Administered, scored and interpreted the Woodcock Johnson Achievement and Wechsler Intelligence Scale-4th Edition for Adults.
Facilitated and created lesson plans for a weekly, thirty minute, social skills group at Branch-Out Transitional Services for students with disabilities including Developmental Cognitive Delay and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Provided collaborative consultation services for an early childhood teacher; performing a mini Functional Behavior Assessment, assisting with intervention selection, implementation, data collection and evaluation.
Presented on current legislation and Minnesota statutes regarding bullying prevention as it pertains to special education at school psychologist team meeting
Northfield School District 659, Greenvale Park Elementary & High School September 2016 - Current School Psychologist-Practicum Student.
Administered, interpreted and reported on cognitive assessments including Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-5th Edition, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children-2nd Edition.
Reviewed and analyzed data for school English Language Learners (ELL) - Hispanic population, as part of a case study for a group of students using Fast ForWord Reading intervention.
Presented initial evaluation results for multidisciplinary team and parent meetings including observations, student interviews, intellectual assessment including Cognitive Processing Inventory (CPI).
Completed National Association of School Psychologist case study for a student receiving ELL services by presenting to the child study team, interviewing the EL teacher, and administering weekly DIBELS assessments.
Program evaluation conducted on high school Achievement Seminar course to determine effectiveness of the program using multiple data points including GPA, attendance and student interviews; including the use of SPSS software to perform and interpret statistical analysis.
Introduced program evaluation opportunity for Northfield High School Achievement Seminar proving its effectiveness with use of SPSS software analysis of multiple data points: student interviews, grade point average and attendance
Summer Power LeadForest Lake YMCA - Forest Lake, Minnesota, United States05/2016 - Current
Facilitated and led staff and students in organized group games, educational activities and group outings with 35 to 60 students in grades K-6; encouraging participation, active learning and safety
Collaborated with families to provide an optimal experience for both families, children and staff.
Re-hired for Summer Park Play Days serving children ages 4-12 years of age, through leading activities, crafts, games and park exploration
Substitute TeacherWhite Bear Lake Area Schools - White Bear Lake, MN03/2016 - Current
Successfully implemented Smoke Free Housing Policy for all buildings on the property through a process of collaboration with tenants and building owners, creating new policy and updating lease addendum's
Leasing agent for market rent and low income units, utilizing two separate leases to abide by both state and Housing and Urban Development lease guidelines
Participated annually in professional development to remain current as a HUD Housing Manager with education in fair housing and crime free housing
Manged HUD paperwork for annual income certification for low income housing and worked with contracting services for building repairs including unit turns
Circulation AnalystTaymark - White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States12/2002 - 07/2007
Collaborated with marketing managers, art directors and company president to complete solo mail campaigns
Update and prepare reports in Microsoft Access to create profit and loss statements for projecting sales for school catalogs and solo mail pieces
Coordinate circulation for eight catalog titles including list purchases, team meetings, postage and data processing
Analysis of sales and profits for list purchases to forecast future circulation strategies
Bachelor of Science: Broadcast JournalismUniversity of Wisconsin - River Falls, WI1996
Emphasis in School Psychology
Master of Science: EducationUniversity of Wisconsin-River Falls - River Falls, WI2016