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Work experience


Pre-School Assistant/Lead Parent Educator/Program Facilitator

Bayless School District
  • Certified Parent Educator with Parents as Teachers Program. Responsible for coordination of educational services delivered to families by the Parents as Teachers staff
  • Developed a community council/advisory board
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings
  • Perform data collection and exit forms required by PATNC in Visit Tracker Program
  • Conduct home visits, 40 family caseload
  • Service high school students - teen parents and expectant teen parents
  • Developed/implemented a "Baby Bucks" system for teen parents as incentive to attend programs
  • Plan/facilitate 9-14 teen group meetings per year
  • Perform individualized screenings for early childhood students utilizing ASQ/ASQSE, Denver 2, Dial 3
  • Organize/supervise weekly story time and "Stay & Play" groups
  • Create/design PAT newsletters and mailings
  • Create community public relations materials
  • Responsible for development/implementation/success of Pre-School program funded by Missouri Pre-School Project Grant
  • Designed/Developed K.I.D.S. (Kindergarten Integrated Development Strategies) for students academically challenged and ESL students (serving over 70 children)
  • Organize and recruit professional community speakers for monthly programs sponsored by a secured grant from a community hospital
  • Facilitate all fund raising activities

1999-2005  Early Childhood Paraprofessional


Pre-K Lead Teacher (Ages 4-5)

Carmelite Child Development
  • Developed/implemented daily lesson plans in Math, Science, Language, Fine and Gross Motor Skills, Music and Movement, Religion and Art for a class of thirty (30) students.
  • Organized/supervised field trips
  • Scheduled guest speakers in conjunction with weekly themes
  • Facilitated dialog between parents and school administrators

Front Desk Check-In

South County Primary Care
  • Handled medical front desk in computerized and manual scheduling
  • Data entry
  • Triage phone calls
  • Mail distribution
  • Insurance eligibility

Member Relations Specialist /Front Desk Receptionist

Group Health Plan
  • Liaison between 36 physicians and more than 3000 insured members
  • Assisted members in selecting a Primary Care Physician
  • Administrative Advisory Team and Building Committee Member
  • Answer multi-line phone system
  • Data entry and insurance eligibility
  • Triage patient calls
  • Schedule appointments



Kathryn Nelson Early Childhood Scholarship

Pathways to Success


Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Practical Parenting Partnership


Missouri Parents as Teachers Program

Prenatal to Kindergarten Entry , 3-5 Year Program, Teen Parenting


Fontbonne College


St. Louis Community College


Early Childhood Development Educator/Facilitator with ten (10) years experience. Develop results-driven curriculum and deliver enthusiastic instruction of math, science, language, fine and gross motor skills, music, movement and art.Sound understanding of early childhood development and awareness of problems that can interfere with normal development.Superb interpersonal skills; build and maintain a strong bond with children, parents and colleagues to inspire a shared commitment to quality education.Extensive background serving the needs of culturally, racially and socio-economically diverse populations.Deeply committed to stimulating and dynamic teaching as a means of creating and nurturing a lifelong love of knowledge in children.


Community Involvement/Service

  • Secured funding from St. Anthony's Medical Center for a "Speakers Series" for the community
  • Featured in a Busch Media Production video documentary informing parents about the Parents as Teachers Program for Missouri to be aired on a cable station
  • Interviewed by Channel 5 news regarding the Parents as Teachers Program
  • Developed/implemented a playgroup at Weber Library (Stay & Play)
  • Created and organized  yearly "Visit with Santa" program



Kindergarten Transition Training

Practical Parenting Partnership

Building Relationships with Families Facing Critical Issues

Parents as Teachers

Competency: CDA Functional Areas 3-7

SLAEYC - Spring Curriculum Seminar

Healthy Me Nutrition Training Program

St. Louis District Dairy Council

ECSE Update

Special School District of St. Louis County

Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood

Teaching Strategies, Inc.

Child Care Vocational Education

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Born to Learn Conference