Victoria Simmons

Victoria Simmons

WordPress

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Summary

My name is Victoria Simmons and I am a Liberal Studies major with a minor in Communication Studies at Longwood University. I work at Winwood in Ashburn, VA. whenever I go home. While at school I work as an Instructional Technology Collaborator for Longwood University.

At Winwood my duties consist of helping teachers out in any way I can such as: cutting out materials, cleaning up, setting centers up, running centers, running circle time, and making sure all children are cared for.

As an Instructional Technology Collaborator my duties consist of: helping professors set up blackboard, use their blackboard, use the Promethean Board, use ipads and apps, install or download programs, put together videos, use Echo 360, use webex, and use wordpress.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2012 - Present

Instructional Technology Collaborator

Longwood University Digital Education Collaborative Department

Responsible for creating a design for learning, developing resources for learning, developing utilization of resources for learning, managing resources for learning, and developing evaluation of processes and resources for learning.

Aug 2010 - Present

Teacher

Winwood Preschool

Responsible for providing substitute services and delivering curriculum from created lesson plans.

Jan 2010 - Aug 2010

Personal Nanny

Nanny

I was a personal nanny for two different families and I was responsible for dropping off/picking up children from school, for preparing meals, for making sure all chores/homework got done, for keeping children entertained, and for keeping the houses clean.

Aug 2009 - Jan 2010

Lead Teacher

King Solomon's Christian Academy

Researched and developed lesson plans, taught social, proficiency, and locormotor skills, sanitized the classroom and toys, and worked as a team with other teachers.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2009

Lead Teacher

Ashburn's Children Center

Responsible for preparing "toddlers for the two's room", for cleaning and sanitizing the class room and the toys, for creating lesson plans and updating all bulletin boards, for teaching ABCs and numbers, and for teaching social skills.

Sep 2007 - Jun 2008

Lead Three Year Old Teacher

Child Connections Development Center

I was responsible for creating lesson plans for my three year old classroom. Making sure the children understood materials such as numbers, letters, days of the week, and months of the year were pertinent for them to get prepared for moving up to the fours classroom.

Aug 2004 - Aug 2005

Cheer and Tumbling Coach

Extend Starz Cheer and Dance, Inc.

Coached cheer and tumbling techniques, cozhed a cheer squad in competitions, created cheer routines, dances, and tumbling classes, cleaned work area, and sold cheer products.

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications
Sep 2011 - Present

Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognizing, Reporting, and Responding for Educators

VCU VISSTA
Aug 2011 - Present

CPR/First Aid

Winwood Preschool
Jan 2008 - Present

Guidance and Behavior Management

Appelbaum Training Institute
Jan 2008 - Present

Professional Development

Appelbaum Training Institute
Jan 2008 - Present

Curriculum

Applebaum Training Institute
Jan 2008 - Present

Child Development

Applebaum Training Institute
Jan 2008 - Present

Health Screening

Cynthia L. Davis LRN
Feb 2008 - Present

Creative Idea in Science

Children Youth and Family Service, Charlottesville, VA.
Feb 2008 - Present

Basic Patterns of Child Growth and Development

Children Youth and Family Service, Charlottesville, VA.
Feb 2008 - Present

Children with Disabilities/Respecting Developmental Differences

Children Youth and Family Service, Charlottesville, VA.