Dynamic Speech Pathologist specializing in early childhood development for students with special needs capable of remaining calm under pressure while continuing to keep the preschool and setting light and playful. Will work hard to identify and communicate behavioral and educational issues.
Worked with over 1000 special education students, grades preK through 9th, for 20 years.
Created a tutoring program for students with diagnosed learning disabilities.
Led support groups to help parents regain and improve their parent-child bond. Trained 6 Head Start staff members.
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.Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.Supervised children on field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.Distributed quarterly educational assessments, similar to report cards, to each parent.Maintained a child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities.Encouraged children to be understanding of others.Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care.Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
30 hours of Day Care Center
10 hours of Practice for preschool appropriate
5 hours of teaching language and literacy
DCF ID # 1160436
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