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Pranvera Xhepa

Child Care Teacher

Summary

I thoroughly enjoy children, and feel to be fortunate to have spent most of my adult life working with them. It is a joy to see them grow, and develop. Highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners.

Work experience

Mar 2012Present

Child Care Teacher

Rosslyn Children's Center

Child Care Teacher Arlington, VA

  • Design and follow a full schedule of activities and discover suitable teaching material
  • Balance your teaching between logical and social exercises
  • Provide basic care and care-giving activities
  • Use a wide range of teaching methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing etc) to enhance the child’s abilities
  • Evaluate children’s performance to make sure they are on the right learning track
  • Remain in constant communication with parents
  • and update them on the progress of their children
  • Observe children’s interactions and promote the spirit of concord
  • Identify behavioral problems and determine the right course of action
  • Collaborate with other colleagues
  • Adhere with teaching standards and safety regulations as established by the official sources
Jun 2005Mar 2012

Child Care Teacher

The Children's School
Child Care Teacher Arlington, VA
Apr 2001Jun 2005

Assistant Child Care Teacher

The Children's School

Assistant Child Care Teacher Arlington, VA


Education

Jan 2010May 2010

Certificate

Northern Virginia Community College

CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education                                                            

CHD 165 Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings                        

May 2015Present

Child Psychology Certificate                                                                  

Stratford Career Institute

Certifications

Child Development Associate (CDA)                                                                              Valid until April 01, 2018

VDSS Medication Administration Training (MAT)                                                      Valid until August 18, 2018

VDSS Early Childhood Preschool Endorsement

Arlington County Child Care Office Certificate

  • Supporting Development In Infants & Toddlers With Sign Supported Communications

Virginia Department of Social Services Certificate

  • Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognition and Reporting
  • Understanding Temperaments to Help Infants and Toddlers Learn and Develop
  • Creating an Appropriate Learning Environment for Infants and Toddlers
  • Planning Activities for Infants and Toddlers
  • Guiding the Behaviors of Infant and Toddlers
  • Preventing Injuries In The Child Care Environment

Certificate of Child Development Training

George Mason University Professional Development Day
  • Dealing with Difficult/Time Consuming Parents
  • Creating Places for Learning
  • Why Water not Wipes and Other Healthy/Safety Practices
  • 2012-2013 Children’s Picture Books


Skills

  • 14 years of experience teaching Early Childhood Development to Infants, and Toddlers.
  • Up to Date Certification and Training from various Institutions
  • Over 16 hours of Training Annually , in Early Childhood Education
  • Skilled in providing educational, and interesting activities for infants, toddlers, preschool aged children
  • Ability to maintain a clean, safe, stimulating and beautiful classroom environment
  • Ability to works with parents on a daily basis to keep them aware of their child’s progress, needs and development

References

Clare Wright-Previous Supervisor                                                                                        703.536.4212

Maria Stoch-Mentor Teacher                                                                                                703.232.7537

Heather McIntire-Parent                                                                                                        703.328.6763