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Work experience

Jan 2013May 2015

Cashier

Chico State University: Butte Station
  • Dealt effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring tact, judgment, stability and poise.
  • Responded to a variety of customer service duties and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. .
  • Assisted in stocking shelves, rotating merchandise and marking prices
  • Greeted customers as they arrived at the store and provided them with information about products and/or services.

May 2013Aug 2013

Camp Counselor

Mission Springs: Frontier Ranch
  • Group supervision of campers with attention to all of the following: program, health, happiness, discipline, cleanliness, safety, routine duties, character and skill development.
  • Taught and assisted with camp programs and encouraged camper participation.
Dec 2011May 2011

Teacher’s Aid in a Special Education Classroom

Escalon High School
  • Helped facilitate assignments to the disabled students.
  • Worked one on one with students to finish tasks.
Aug 2007Apr 2007

Childcare Nursery Assistant

Escalon Covenant Church
  • Interacted with parents and children as they entered into the nursery.
  • Prepped and distributed food for snack time.
  • Supervised children from the ages 1-6 years old.

Education

Aug 2011May 2015

Bachelor of Child Development

Chico State University Chico
Aug 2007May 2011

High School Diploma

Escalon High School

Internships

        Supervised Fieldwork at Boys and Girls Club                                                                       Aug. 2013- Dec. 2013

  • Prepared, implemented and reflected upon curriculum for children four to six year olds in art, music, dramatic play, science, and small/large motor.
  • Presented expectations appropriate to the children’s and developmental level.
  • Facilitated games and activities for children to participate in.

       Supervised Practicum at Chico State’s Child Development Lab Childcare                 Aug. 2014- Dec. 2014

  • Prepared and implemented curriculum for 2-3 year olds.
  • Communicated appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff.
  • Completed child observation notes and evaluated assessments.
  • Implemented behavior management techniques.

       Supervised Internship at Parkview Elementary                                                                         Jan. 2015- May 2015

  • Fostered a social and academic learning environment.
  • Assisted students targeted for supplemental instruction and needing assistance with homework.
  • Copied, organized, and filed materials for distribution to students.
  • Assisted lead teacher in conducting to increase learning experience for students.

Personal Qualities

  • Compassion for people

  • Positive

  • Responsible

  • Follows through with tasks
  • Desire to exceed expectations

Key Elements to Child Development

 When working in the field of Child Development it is important to understand the foundations of child development, know knowledge about child assessments, understand how the environment effects children, demonstrate professionalism and apply critical thinking. Below are written responses as to why I believe these are important to model.

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Academic Assignments

 Below are academic assignments that I have completed in my higher education at Chico State University.