Amanda Bowers Resume
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences — Nature PlaySpace Specialist
January 2019 - Current
Responsibilities include managing the Nature PlaySpace earlychildhood outdoor space, weekend staff, interns and volunteers, planning and implementing early childhood programs in an outdoor setting, planning and implementing early childhood events and non-formal programs, leading school groups and families exploring the outdoors,
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences —Discovery Room Specialist
July 2018 - December 2018
Responsibilities include, managing the Discovery Room early childhood exhibit, managing weekend staff, interns and volunteers, planning and implementing early childhood programs with live animals, guiding and teaching children and visitors, planning and implementing teacher workshops -temporary position
Wake County Public Schools — Elementary Teacher
August 2015 - June 2018
Responsibilities include, collect data, working in committees, leader of science education on team and planning educational lessons for all subjects.
Stafford County Parks and Rec----Summer Camp Supervisor
Responsibilities include planning and implementing indoor and outdoor programs, supervise summer camp staff, organize programming and summercamp paperwork, collect and manage payments/summer camp funds, lead outdoor recreation such as canoeing, kayaking, hiking, archery and sports
CAP Industries — ABA therapist
August 2014-August 2015
Responsibilities include data collection and analysis, in addition to planning and implementing interventions for children with autism in order to ensure growth both socially and academically
University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg Va — Masters in Elementary Education-specialization in Science
Masters in Elementary with a specialization in Science education, focus on research.
University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg Va— Bachelors in Psychology
Bachelors in Psychology with a focus on early childhood development and research.
12 years experience educating children of all ages.
5+ years experience in data analysis and collection on professional data bases.
Passion for and experience developing/implementing STEM education
Passion for inquiry based/project based learning.
Sufficient knowledge of sciences and science education.
Ability and experience working with children and adults with special needs.
Passion for the natural sciences.
Proficient customer service skills
Ability to make decisions and delegate responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent Multi-tasking skills
Strong Microsoft applications skills
CPR/First aid certified
Enthusiastic attitude and passion for team collaboration