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Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
School: Ashford University
Major: Early Childhood Education Administration

Nanny

Dazhane Clark


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Accomplished and energetic administrator with a solid history of achievement in Child Care. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include active listening, management and customer service.

SKILLS
• Learning Strategies
• Customer and Personal Service
• Coordination
• Social Perceptiveness
• Active Listening
• Critical Thinking
• Monitoring
• Administration and Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KENCREST SERVICES – CHILD DEVELOPMENT WATCH, NEWARK, DE
ECE/Service Coordinator, November 2017-Present
• ensure the coordination of high quality services for infants/toddlers with disabilities
• act as the single point of contact for all eligible children and families coordinating services and supports of multiple agencies and providers
• lead, facilitate and participate in the development, review and evaluation of the IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan)
• Help families identify their priorities, concerns, and resources for their eligible family and child
• coordinate and support families in identifying service providers
• assist families in becoming more sufficient in navigating/negotiating service systems and obtaining resources
• supporting families in their orientation to the EI (early intervention) system
• assist with transition to school services
• inform families of procedural safeguards and the availability of advocacy services
HOWARD COUNTY HEAD START, COLUMBIA, MD
Lead Teacher, June 2017-November 2017
• Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.
• Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
• Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
• Serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
• Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
• Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
• Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children.
• Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
• Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
• Demonstrate activities to children.
• Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
• Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills.


ECO TOTS LEARNING CENTER, COLUMBIA, MD
Center Director, June 2016-June 2017

• Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.
• Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
• Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
• Serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
• Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
• Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
• Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children.
• Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
• Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
• Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
• Demonstrate activities to children.
• Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
• Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills.
• Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
• Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
• Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
• Speak with inquiring parents and schedule/conduct tours
• Assemble enrollment packets
• Interview inquiring families
• Manage center budget
• Supervise staff and conduct meetings
• Train new staff members

SUPREME SPORTS CLUB, Columbia, MD
Team Lead, October 2014-June 2015

• Direct availability and allocation of materials, supplies, and finished products.
• Develop an understanding of customers' needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met.
• Develop and implement technical project management tools such as plans, schedules, and responsibility and compliance matrices.
• Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources.
• Report project plans, progress, and results.
• Maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer's key personnel involved in or directly relevant to a logistics activity.
THE YOUNG SCHOOL, Columbia, MD
Assistant Teacher/Lead Teacher, June 2013-June 2016
• Dress children and change diapers.
• Maintain a safe play environment.
• Observe and monitor children's play activities.
• Sanitize toys and play equipment.
• Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
• Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
• Assist in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children.
• Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
• Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans.
• Read to children and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.
• Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.
• Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
• Participate in parent conferences; communicate with parents regularly on child’s progress.


EDUCATION
Ashford University, Online University
Bachelor of Arts, Early Childhood Education Administration with a Specialization in Infant & Toddler Care, In Progress
• GPA Currently: 3.12

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