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Jan 2014July 2016

Sunday School Teacher

Chico Community Church

created and implemented monthly lessons and activities. Oversaw and directed volunteers. Managed and planned for required resources. Supported and encouraged families being served. Attended monthly meeting with the director of the ministry

Aug 2014July 2016

Creating Caring Communities Team Memeber

The Hignell Companies

Caring communities is a program at several apartment complexes that reaches out to their residents and creates a community at the complex. We create monthly calendars that have four community events to encourage people to come and meet their neighbors. We help support and encourage our neighbors

Aug 2015Dec 2015

Administration Internship

Chico Christian Preschool

Administration Developed and explored the facets of nonprofit funding Assessed the dynamics of philosophy Evaluated the similarities and differences of licensing requirements for non­profit and for profit centers Engaged in staff interactions Interacted with current families attending the center and incoming families Received training in staff development and the hiring process

Aug 2015Dec 2015

Children and Family Ministry Internship

Neighborhood Church Chico

 Created and developed a month long program for several ages groups. Participate and planned staff training. Coordinated and organized large community events. Attended and evaluated staff meetings. Observed and assessed the youth programs

Jul 2013July 2016

Preschool and Infant Teacher

Chico Christian Preschool

Created and implemented curriculum and activities. Oversaw and cared for infant’s needs. Attended bi­yearly staff meetings and trainings. Engaged families in conversation in order to build strong relationships. Provided a safe and supportive environment for children and families. Created a classroom that was culturally sensitive and appropriate. Supported and encouraged fellow co-­workers.

Jan 2014May 2015

Student Leader 

CSUC Christian Challange

Created and implemented weekly discussions. Engaged and supported students in personal growth and development. Planned and developed activities to engage students. Participated in the setup and organization of large events and retreats.

Jan 2011Jun 2013

Preschool Teacher

Mission Avenue Preschool

Cared for and taught ages infant to twelve. Created and implemented curriculum. Supported and encouraged other staff. Engaged families in conversation and facilitated teacher­ family relationships. Organized cleaning and closing down of the center. Oversaw and encouraged volunteers and interns. Provided a safe and supportive environment for children and families. Created a classroom that was culturally sensitive and appropriate

Nov 2010Jun 2013

Waitress and Entertainer

Sacramento River Train

Created and enthusiastically portrayed a character. Engaged children and families in activities and games. Provided a fun family environment. Supported and encourage other co­workers


Aug 2013Dec 2015

Bachloers of Science Degree in Child Development

California State University: Chico

Courses and Training

  • Adult Supervision in Child Care Programs 
  • Administration of Child Development Programs
  • Staff and Family Relations
  • Prenatal and Infant Development
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Methods of Inquiry in Child Development
  • Observational Techniques
  • Marriage and Family 
  • Biology of Childhood
  • Child Development
  • Adolescent Development
  • Child and adolescent psychology
  • Children in a changing world
  • Developmental appropriate curriculum for children
  • CPR and First Aid Training



Sue Musselman- Director Children and Family Ministry at Neighborhood Church 


Balinda Agoff- Director of Chico Christian Preschool  

530.879-8988 x2204

Carly Olsen- Director of Children's ministry at Chico Community Church