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Work experience

Mar 2013Mar 2015

Preschool Teacher

Smart Start Preschool

Created and implemented curriculum for children ages two to twelve years of age.


Aug 2011May 2015


California State University

Child Development

Aug 2007May 2011

High School Diploma

Pleasant Valley High School

College Prep classes, Careers with Kids internship, Psychology classes, 2 years of French Language



Supervised Fieldwork- Innovative Preschool

Developed and implemented curriculum for children of all abilities. Assisted teachers with supervision of children.

Supervised Practicum- Associated Student Child Development Lab, California State University, Chico

Developed and implemented curriculum. Observed children using the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) 2015. Assisted teachers with supervision of children.

Supervised Internship- Valley Oaks Children Services

Implemented Second Step program to child centers across Butte County. Taught children ages three to five years empathy and emotional development.


Child Development: Methods of Inquiry

I learned how to use critical thinking skills to evaluate, analysis, and interpret research articles and statistical results.

Biology: Biology of Childhood

This course focused on the anatomy of children and childhood illnesses. This course covered reproduction health, physiology, anatomy, immunity, nutrition, and the overall well-being of the child. This course provides information on the social, political and ethical decision making regarding children.

Nursing: Gender and Sexuality Perspectives

This course focused on gender identity. This course emphasized possible illnesses faced within these lifestyles.

Child Development: Marriage and Family Relations

This course taught the diversity in families.

Volunteer Work

Cheerleading instructor- Chico Jaguars

Organized and oversaw six year olds in a team environment. Provided support and encouragement to the children and their families.

Student Volunteer- CAVE senior circle

Volunteered through Chico State at a senior assisted living home. Implemented crafts and games with the residents in the home


Learning Objectives 

This portion of my portfolio demonstrates my growth as a student and professional in Child Development over the past four years.


Supporting Documents

These documents support the information found in the learning objectives. The writing shows my growth as a student as well as an individual.


Reflective scenarios

These videos reflect what I would do in certain situations that I may be faced with in the Child Development field. 


Professional Responses

These short videos are me explaining questions that you may have about me. These are sample questions that reflect some of my ideals and morals.