D. J. Hunter

286 E. Lassen Avenue, #42, Chico, CA 95973 • (530) 354-0765 • djhunter80@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

California State University, Chico,

Bachelor of Arts in Child DevelopmentDecember 2012

Minor in Family Relations

EXPERIENCE

Intern

Butte Baby Steps, Oroville, CAOctober 2012 to present

·Shadow Family Support Worker conducting assessmentsto screen for developmental delays

·Modeled positive parenting and positive discipline

·Completed Ages and Stages Questionnaire(ASQ) training, then implemented it in families homes

·Developed fun curriculum activities for parents to use to enhance their child’s development

·Helped families connect with community resources that matched the family’s changing needs

Infant Teacher

AS Child Development Lab, CSU, ChicoAugust 2012 to present

·Kept daily logs on child’s food and liquid intake, diapering and sleep times

·Facilitated infant/toddler’s optimal physical, cognitive, social and emotional development

·Observed children in order to create outcomes with fellow teachersfor weekly inquiries

·Maintained a healthy, clean and safe environment at all times

Pre-School Teacher

AS Child Development Lab, CSU, ChicoJanuary 2012 to May 2012

·Developed and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum for preschool children

·Participated in staff meetings to evaluate use of curriculum

·Completed weekly observation notes and Desired Results Developmental Profile assessments

·Implemented a specialized inquiry project on learning math and science through gardening

·Applied overall knowledge of children’s development to facilitate effective learning programs

Classroom Aid

Innovative Preschool, Chico, CAAugust 2011 to December 2011

·Monitored children, ages 3 to 5, in a classroom setting

·Communicated frequently and respectively with children in a friendly tone and on their level

·Engaged with children and supported classroom activities

·Observed use of IEP’s for children

·Assessed behavior management techniques

Barista, Augie’s Coffee and Tea, Chico, CAOctober 2009 to April 2010

·Maintained excellentcustomer satisfaction through timely service and superior communication skills

·Exhibited a strong work ethic by multi-tasking in fast paced work environments

Waitress/Cocktail Server

·Denny’s Diner, Chico, CAJanuary 2011 to April 2012

·Chili’s, Reno, NVJanuary 2006 to June 2006

·Stephani’s Oak St. Grill, Colville, WAFebruary 2008 to December 2008

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

CNAP Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion

·Worked together with Fellow CNAP employees to educate students in Thermalito Community Day School on proper nutrition

·Facilitated fun activities and cooking lessons based on healthy nutrition guidelines