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Work experience

Mar 2015May 2015

Intern- CAVE Volunteer and Teacher's Aid

Sierra View Elementary

1598 Hooker Oak Avenue, Chico, CA. 95926 (530) 891- 3117

Assist with passing out papers, putting student work and art on display in the classroom, making copies, assisting children one- on- one with phonemics, assisting with yard duty, observing student-teacher interactions, and take observation notes.  

Feb 2015May 2015

Intern- Child Care Program Coordinator and Front Desk Monitor

Torres Community Shelter

101 Silver Dollar Way, Chico, CA. 95928 (530)891-9048

Supervise children at the shelter between ages of two and twelve years old, create curriculum to stimulate children of various ages, take observation notes, do laundry for the shelter and guests, get residents their bins and all items they may need.

Aug 2014May 2015

Preschool Teacher's Aid

Magnolia Room, California State University Chico's Child Development Lab

 400 West First Street, Chico, CA. 95929 (530)898-5250 

Supervise children, engage children in developmentally appropriate ways, guide children in their decision making, complete weekly observation notes, make assessments using the Desired Results for Children and Families (DRDP).

Education

Aug 2013May 2015

Bachelor of Arts

California State University, Chico

Chico, CA

Child Development Major

Feb 2011Jun 2013

Transferred to California State University, Chico

El Camino College

Torrance, CA

Journalism, Child Development Major

Training & Certification 

Certified Mandated Reporter

Completed a mandated reporter general training course and received certification through California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

Began Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of Butte County training sessions in March 2015.

Assessments using Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)

Experience using the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) to observe and assess student-teacher interactions in a preschool classroom setting.

Assessments using Desired Results for Children and Families (DRDP)

Experience using the Desired Results for Children and Families (DRDP) to observe and assess where children are developmentally in a variety of areas and contexts.

Skills

  •  Close attention to detail

  • Superb classroom organization skills

  • Exceptional behavioral management techniques

  • Eloquent verbal and written communication skills

  • Familiar with theories of Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Erik Erikson, B.F. Skinner, Katherine Read Baker, John B. Watson, and Ivan Pavlov.

Portfolio

  • In a pre-credential course called Access and Equity in Education,  a few classmates and I created a website about the Civil Rights movement and Title VI. The link to this site is:

 http://titlevi-research.weebly.com/http://titlevi-research.weebly.com/

  •  In a pre-credential course called Fundamentals of Teaching Practice, I created this website to serve as an introductory reference of myself:

https://sites.google.com/a/mail.csuchico.edu/edte-520--brandi-wood/

  • While attending El Camino community college, I published an article for the school paper, The Union. The article can be found at:

http://eccunion.com/arts/2012/09/06/international-student-pursues-a-drumming-career-away-from-home/

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References

Jill Golsh

Head Teacher and Supervisor at Magnolia Room Preschool

work: (530)989-6439

email: [email protected]

Krista Gray

Shelter Coordinator at Torres Community Shelter

work:  (530) 891-9048

email: [email protected]

Mili Consoli

First Grade Teacher at Sierra View Elementary School

work: (530) 891-3117

email: [email protected]