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Shannon Knapp

Student at California State University, Chico 

Education

Aug 2011May 2015

Child Development

California State University, Chico 

Minor in Psychology 

Minor in Special Education

Experience 

Feb 2015May 2015

Intern 

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

Intern 

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

Intern 

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.

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