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Selina Zaldana

Work experience

Aug 2015Present

Infant Teacher

Associated Students Child Development Laboratory- CSU, Chico
Infant Teacher, Chico, CA- I am patient and have a calm demeanor when working with younger infants. I am a primary caretaker for several children in the room. Shows compassion towards the children and meets their emotional needs when they need to be met. Works collaboratively with the other teachers in the room.
Nov 2014Present

Respite Caregiver

Respite Worker, Chico, CA- I am compassionate and provide knowledgeable care for 13 year-old boy with cerebral palsy.

Sep 2015Dec 2015

Supervised Internship

Butte Baby Steps

Oroville, California Administer and score Ages and Stages Questionnaire(ASQ's-3) During home visits, plan curriculum based on the mother's needs/interest Shadow Family Support Workers(FSW) that provide instructional and parenting education, model techniques with the child. 

Sep 2014Dec 2015

Supervisor Fieldwork

Mi Escuelita Maya Multicultural & Performing Arts Preschool

Chico, CA- Demonstrate knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice for ages 3-5 Prepared, implemented, and reflected upon curriculum for 15 3 to 5 year-old children in gross/fine motor skills, music, and art. 

Jan 2014Dec 2015

Supervised Practicum

Associated Students Child Development Laboratory

Chico, CA- Implemented curriculum for a portion of the semester Used the Desired Results Developmental Profile for a specific targeted child. Showed compassion towards the children in order to meet their physical and emotional needs. 

Sep 2014Present

Volunteer

Community Action Volunteers in Education

Chico, CA- I participate in a program called Special Pals. This allows me to work one-on-one with a child so that I can meet their emotional needs. Supported and encouraged a child to finish her in-class work. Available to other children in the classroom if they had questions pertaining to their work. 

Education

Aug 2013Dec 2015

Bachelor's of Science, Child Development

California State University
Aug 2010May 2013

Associates of Arts, Interdisciplinary Science

Fresno City College

Standard learning objectives (SLO)

These five papers reflects what I have learned and my knowledge of the  five standard learning objectives for the department of Child Development.

Professional Responses

The purpose of the these professional response is to prepare myself for life after graduation from California State University, Chico. The responses I have created within this assignment has assisted myself as I have will choose or have chosen for careers, to make life decisions, learn about myself and my unique characteristics, and continue in my role as lifelong learner.

Honor's Coursework

I have been working closely with a professor over the course of two semesters entering data and coming up with conclusions we found in the study. 

Certifications

Dec 2014Dec 2016

Basic First Aid & CPR

American Safety & Health Institute

This course taught me to recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. It teaches you the skills that participants need to know in order to provide immediate care for a suddenly ill or injured person until more advanced medical care arrives to take over.