EDUCATION

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California State University, Chico May 2012

Bachelor of Arts: Child DevelopmentGPA- 3.60

EXPERIENCE

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Socialization Facilitator, Parent Infant Program, Chico CA January2012 - Present

  • Help Facilitate play group for children aged two to five years old diagnosed with Autism, responsible for working and communicating with a team, and conducting developmentally appropriate activities such as circle time, games, and snack time.

Assistant Teacher, AS Child Development Laboratory, CSU, ChicoAugust2011- December2011

  • Is an instructional facility for students to have supervised practicum. I worked as an assistant teacher 8 hours a week for 15 weeks; working with toddlers ages 2-3. I provided developmentally appropriate activities, changed diapers, implemented curriculum, put children down for nap time, helped with daily routines and lead activities.

Camp Counselor, In –Shape Health Clubs Inc., Concord, CAJune 2011- August 2011

  • Supervised children ages 4-13 for extended periods of time; responsible for developing craft and game curriculum; maintained relationships and communication with both parents and children; negotiated conflict; instructed children how to play a variety of sports

Classroom Volunteer, Chico Community Children's Center, Chico, CASeptember 2010- December 2010

  • Implemented developmentally appropriate activities with preschooler aged children in and outside, scaffold play, resolved conflict, and directed activities.

Youth Group Volunteer, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Chico, CANovember 2010- present

  • Attend youth group weekly; act as a support for the teens; lead games and small groups

Church Child Volunteer, First Christian Church, Pleasant Hill, CAJune 2008- June 2010

  • Volunteered one Friday every month helping run a program with 6-12 years old; Directed children in crafts and games

Treasurer, Lacrosse Club, Chico, CAJune 2011- May 2012

  • Tracks budget expenditures and the current budget totals; Summits all expense request forms, Submits all check requests and make pays bills on time and in full; and sign for trip funds; work with club trip leader to plan for travel

ACTIVITIES & HONORS ______________________________________________________________________________________

Intercollegiate Lacrosse, CSU, Chico

  • The Most Inspirational Player Award – 2011, 2012
  • Club Lacrosse, 2010-2012
  • Club Lacrosse Captain, 2011-2012

Clayton Valley High School, Concord, CA

  • High School Lacrosse, 2005- 2008
  • The Most Inspirational Player Award, 2008

Mission trips: Mexico 2005, New Orleans 2006, Mexico 2008

AAUW Scholarship, 2010

Deans list: CSU, Chico 2011-2012