Bona Vista Programs Kokomo, IN November 2015-present
● Paths to QUALITY Coach
➢ Coach child care providers in Indiana Quality Rating and Improvement System, Paths to QUALITY
➢ Organize and maintain lending library
➢ Facilitate conversations with communities at resource fairs
➢ Create and facilitate professional development trainings
➢ Represent Bona Vista at Policy Council meetings for a Head Start grantee to make program wide decisions
➢ Provide technical assistance to providers along developmentally appropriate practices
➢ Document all interactions with providers into database
➢ Recruit providers to join Paths to QUALITY
➢ Work as a team member to complete office goals
G.L.A.S.S. Developmental Preschool at Linnwood Lafayette, IN April 2013-November 2015
• Developmental Preschool Teacher
Teacher for 3 sessions of classes of three to five year olds with special needs.
Supervised and evaluated up to three paraprofessionals.
Implemented and wrote Individualized Education Programs for children with various disabilities, as well as attending meetings pertaining to these IEPs.
Developed curriculum using Indiana Standards, Creative Curriculum framework, Zoo-Phonics curriculum, and thematic units.
Planned and implemented literacy, art, math, and Zoo-Phonics lessons for large and small groups
Communicated with parents on individual student achievements and classroom updates through newsletters and parent teacher conferences.
Guided volunteer on expectations and tasks.
Planned and coordinated field trips.
Hosted resource visitors to the classroom.
Attended school-wide meetings, including staff meetings and professional development opportunities.
Assessed children using DIBELS, ISTAR KR, the Bracken School Readiness Assessment, and informal assessments.
Other Work Experience:
Tippecanoe County Health Department Part time Clerk Lafayette, IN May 2011-August 2012
Frankfort Community Public Library Frankfort, IN April 2009-August 2011
• Children’s Page
Engaged children in a variety of interactive programs, including reading, crafts, baking, and other learning activities.
Organized, arranged, and cataloged books and paperwork in the department.
Handled patrons with checking out material, as well as guiding patrons to material that they were seeking.
Took part in preparing and assisted when needed in running of children’s and teen’s programs for summer reading.
Worked at Rossville, Mulberry, and Michigantown branches to assist librarians in everyday library functions and summer reading programs
Education and Licensure:
Purdue University West Lafayette, IN May 2013
Bachelor of Science, Health and Human Sciences
● Early Childhood Education and Exceptional Needs
Ball State University
Master of Arts, Elementary Education Muncie, IN Expected July 2019
• Elementary Education with a focus in Early Childhood Program Administration
Indiana Teaching License: PP Expires: May 2020
● Early Childhood Education: PK-3
● Mild Intervention: PK-3
● Professional Development Specialist for the CDA Council for Professional Recognition
● Recording Secretary, Psi Iota Xi Sorority, Delta Zeta Chapter
● Membership Development Chapter Advisor for Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Eta Chapter
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