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Summary

I am a strong, compassionate, and highly motivated professional with concrete understanding and knowledge of child development. I have diverse experiences and abilities that help me provide adequate care and resources for children and families within multiple context. Through my experiences working with children and families, I’ve developed positive communication, language, and interaction skills, learned to build and maintain relationships, and demonstrated my ability to work with individuals from diverse families.

Biography

Resume

Education

Aug 2011May 2016

B.A. Child Development; Family Relations Minor

California State University
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.19
  • Major GPA: 3.63

California State University, Chico College of Behavioral and Social Science Dean's List:

  • Spring 2014
  • Fall 2014
  • Spring 2015
Aug 2007May 2011

High School Diploma

Senior Edison High School
  • Magnet Program with focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Rotary International Club 
  • Honors Show Choir 
  • Junior and Senior Class Student Council

Professional Experience

Feb 2015May 2016

Student Office Assistant in Child Development Department

California State University, Chico
  • Served as receptionist answering phones, taking messages, greeting and assisting students, staff and faculty.
  • Provided office support including copying, filing, preparing and hanging flyers, preparing student advising files, and restocking handouts.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Sep 2015Nov 2015

Group Home Support Staff

Youth and Family Programs in Chico, CA
  • Supervised Paid Internship.
  • Worked with adolescents who are dependents of the court.
  • Helped prepare Individual Education Plan (IEP) and participated in treatment plan reviews.
  • Scheduled appointments and organized calendars for residents in the Group home.
  • Provided transportation for children to appointments, school, events, and recreational activities.
  • Provided residents with individual consultations and interventions.
  • Updated daily logs for children, staff, and social workers.
  • Administered medications and updated medication logs.
  • Replenished cleaning supplies, toiletries, groceries, and office supplies.
Jan 2015May 2015

Assistant Student Classroom Teacher Intern

Chico State Associated Student Child Development Lab
  • Supervised Practicum.
  • Practiced the role of teacher and assessed children's developmental progress.
  • Prepared and evaluated developmentally appropriate curriculum for 3-5 year olds.
  • Completed weekly observation notes and desired results assessments on children in the classroom.
Aug 2014Dec 2014

Assistant Classroom Teacher Intern

La Casita Primera Preschool and After school Program
  • Supervised Fieldwork.
  • Prepared, implemented, and reflected upon curriculum for preschool aged children.
  • Practiced the Desired Results Developmental profile (DRDP).

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016

  • Microsoft Word                                                                                                                                                            Level: Proficient 
  • Microsoft Outlook                                                                                                                                                      Level: Proficient
  • Microsoft Powerpoint                                                                                                                                               Level: Proficient   
  • Microsoft Excel                                                                                                                                                            Level: Basic

SPSS Statistics

  • Software package used for statistical analysis                                                                                               Level: Novice

Bauhaus Mirage 1.5

  • Animation Software                                                                                                                                                  Level: Intermediate

Certifications

Sep 2015Sep 2017

CPR/AED: Adult, Child, Infant + Standard First Aid

American Health Care Academy
Sep 2015Present

Watery Safety

Face-Up First

Organizations and Community Involvement

Federal TRiO Programs                                                                                                                                             Aug 2011 – May 2016

  • Student Support Services, member

Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity                                                                                                                                    May 2014 – Dec 2015

  • Colonizing Member of Zeta Theta chapter at Chico State

Community Outreach Volunteer                                                                                                                                                   Oct 2011

  • Presidio of San Francisco, CA (Golden Gate National Park)
    • Cleaned up the Presidio to help restore the National Park and natural habitat of the Presidio.
  • Habitat for Humanity                                                                                                                                                                Oct 2011 
    • Helped build homes for low-income families in the Chico, CA community.
  • Sierra Service Project (SSP)                                                                                                                       Summers of 2009 – 2011
    • Repaired homes in rural and urban communities

Reflective Narratives of Learning Objectives

Here you will find 5 reflective narratives on specific student learning objectives for the Child Development Program at California State University, Chico:

Assignment Documentation

Here you will find documents supporting each of my reflective narratives:

Professional Response Video

Here you will find a professional response video based on a specific prompt: