Brandi Wood

  •  Chico CA
Brandi Wood

Work History

Work History
Mar 2015 - May 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 2015 - May 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 2014 - May 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

Education
Aug 2013 - May 2015

Bachelor of Arts

California State University, Chico

Chico, CA

Child Development Major

Feb 2011 - Jun 2013

Transferred to California State University, Chico

El Camino College

Torrance, CA

Journalism, Child Development Major

Training & Certification 

Skills

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

References

References

Jill Golsh

Head Teacher and Supervisor at Magnolia Room Preschool

work: (530)989-6439

email: jgolsh@csuchico.edu

Krista Gray

Shelter Coordinator at Torres Community Shelter

work:  (530) 891-9048

email: krista@chicoshelter.org

Mili Consoli

First Grade Teacher at Sierra View Elementary School

work: (530) 891-3117

email: mconsoli@chicousd.org