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Shannon Knapp

Student at California State University, Chico 


Aug 2011May 2015

Child Development

California State University, Chico 

Minor in Psychology 

Minor in Special Education


Feb 2015May 2015


Murphy Commons 
  • Facilitated group activities involving parents and children of all ages.
  • Organized and planned weekly activities with a team for around thirty participants.
  • Implemented and taught the children healthy snacks they can create alone.
  • Applied knowledge to support peer relationships.
May 2013Jun 2015

Barn Staff 

Contra Costa County Fair 
  • Checked in all the showmen and their exhibits.
  • Organized all the exhibitors and observers during each show.
  • Coordinated the judges and showmen to complete the contests.
Jan 2014May 2014


Associated Student's Child Development Lab Infant Room
  • Facilitated infant’s optimal physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development
  • Engaged with children and supported classroom activities
  • Observed and evaluated children using the Desired results developmental profile
  • Implemented a specialized project focusing on infants and imaginative play
Jun 2009Jun 2012

Camp Counselor 

Contra Costa County 4h
  • Lead ten children through their exploration of the outdoors.
  • Worked with a team to coordinate all the activities for the week.
  • Planned all the activities that had to do with nature.
Sep 2013Dec 2013


Oak Street Children's Center 
  • Facilitated play between the children.
  • Planned activities using developmentally appropriate curriculum.
  • Developed communications skills with children.
  • Evaluated use of curriculum with staff/associates.