California State University, Chico                                  Aug.2009- May 2012-Chico, CA

·     Major: Child Development, Minor: Special Education                                                                              

·     Focus: Child and Adolescent Psychology, Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum for Children, Administration of Child Development Programs, Principles of Language

Butte Community College                                           Aug.2006- May 2009- Oroville, CA

·        Transfer Major: Liberal Studies                                                                                                                                

Volunteer Experiences

Supervised Internship: Parent Infant Programs                                  Feb.2012- May 2012- Chico, CA 

·       Socialization Facilitator for Playgroups for children zero-three                                                                

·       Evaluated children on individual goals met during playgroup sessions

·Implemented interventions: behavioral (Applied Behavior Analysis), developmental (Floor time), extinction,              positive redirection, positive reinforcement, APPLES approach

Supervised Practicum: CSUC, Child Development Lab                    Aug.2011-Dec.2011- Chico, CA

·Supervised and engaged children ages 22-36 months old                                                                          ·                Planned and evaluated developmentally appropriate curriculum

·        Implemented planned individual inquiry investigation

·Created teacher-directed activities and facilitated child-directed activities

Supervised Fieldwork: 

Innovative Preschool                                                    Jan.2010- May.2010- Chico, CA

·Implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum, supervised children ages 3-5 years        

Chapman Elementary School                Aug.2011- Dec.2011- Chico, CA

·        Participated in Autism Center for Education program, one-to-one classroom aide                                            

Professional Experiences

Paren Infant Programs                                                                   May 2012- Nov. 2012- Chico, CA

Intervention Specialist:

Italian Cottage Restaurant                                 Apr.2006- Oct. 2012- Chico, CA

Server/Hostess:                                                                                                                                              ·                         Develop customer service skills and multi-tasking skills

·Food preparation, maintain clean and sanitary environment

Fit One Athletic Club                                                                   Jan.2003- Aug.2008-Chico, CA 

Childcare Attendant:                                                                                                                              

 ·Organized educational and recreational activities for children

·        Managed large group of children ages 6 weeks-12 years (54 max)

·Developed communication skills and professionalism when working with families

·Planned Special Events (Kids Night Out, Birthday Parties)