Veronica Hernandez

1051 E. Lassen # 45 Chico, CA 95973, 530-321-6837

Education:    California State University, Chico

                        Bachelor of Arts, Psychology: May 2013                      GPA: 3.82

                        Bachelor of Arts, Child Development: May 2013        GPA: 3.95     

                        Minor: Family Relations                                                    GPA: 3.95

Experience with Technology: Proficient in Microsoft word, excel, power point and outlook, SPSS, Prezi, Adobe Photoshop, Advisor, and CMS-peoplesoft

Professional Experience:

Program Co-Director

Murphy Commons Chico, CA                                              Jan. 2013-May 2013

  • Supervised interns working with children and families in community housing
  • Developed, planned, and implemented curriculum and activities for children and families based on their interests
  • Maintained journals and logs of all activities performed

Child Development Writing Tutor

California State University, Chico, CA                                  Nov. 2012-May 2013

  • Reviewed students papers
  • Corrected papers using minimal markings grading criteria
  • Corrected use of APA format

 Paraprofessional Advisor                                                   

 California State University, Chico  Chico, CA                      May 2011-May 2013

  • Advised 45 first generation college students on university policies and procedures
  • Assessed students needs in private and group settings
  • Planned and presented various study skills workshops for students
  • Provided a comforting environment for students

Summer Bridge Resident Advisor

California State University, Chico, Chico, CA                        Jul. 2011-Jul. 2012

  • Advised first generation college students
  • Assist in transition from high school to college
  • Responsible for safety of 50 students

Internship and Volunteer Experience:

Supervised Practicum

Innovative Preschool, Chico, CA                                           Aug. 2012-Dec. 2012

  • Prepared and evaluated curriculum for 2-3 year old children
  • Participated in staff meetings and parent events
  • Assessed children's developmental progress
  • Completed weekly observation notes and desired results assessments

Supervised Fieldwork

Chico Community Children's Center, Chico, CA                  Jan. 2012-May 2012

  • Prepared, implemented and evaluated curriculum for 15 infants in art, music, dramatic play, science, and small/large motor movement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice

Volunteer Music Teacher

Rosedale Elementary School, Chico, CA                              Aug. 2011-Dec. 2011

  • Planned and implemented music lessons for children in grades K-2nd
  • Completed a portfolio of music lessons
  • Evaluated other volunteers music lessons

Volunteer Staff

Boys and Girls Club of the North Valley, Chico CA              Jun. 2011-Aug. 2011

  • Assisted children with homework as well as education and career development
  • Assisted staff in implementing character and leadership development activities
  • Planned and facilitated sports and recreational activities

Activities & Honors:

                        Member-Golden Key International Honor Society, 2012-present

                        Officer-Child Development Student Association, 2012-present

                        Member- Psi Chi International Psychology Honor Society, 2011-present

                        Member-Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 2011-present

                        College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's List, 2009-present

                        Presenter-International SUSI Conference, June 2012

                        College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Student Ambassador, Aug 2012-present

                        Outstanding Student in Child Development, 2012-2013


                        Educational Opportunity Program Achievement Award, 2012-2013

                        Rotary Club Scholarship, 2012

                        Doris Woods Lynch Child Development Scholarship, 2012

                        Peter C. Apostolakos Psychology Scholarship, 2012