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Location: Long Beach, CA, USA
School: Biola University
Field of study: Education


Andrea Daskam
2700 E Panorama Dr. #403
Signal Hill, CA 90755

● Special Education basics, understanding the terms and the basics of most of the special needs
● Child Development
● Semi-fluent in American Sign Language
● Typing & computer programs such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint
● Creating lesson plans, including adaptations for special needs, ELD
● Making intentional conversation with children that better helps their development and cognitive thinking

February 2020 - PRESENT
Long Beach Day Nursery, Long Beach- Preschool Teacher
● Pre-covid, I co-taught a class of 18 children aged 2.5-5 years old
● Post-covid, I am co-teaching a class of 10-12 children aged 2.5-5 years old
● I create lesson plans, complete DRDPs, adapt lessons for special needs of my students
● I teach lessons, oversee the children’s play, engage in conversations with them, encourage their self help
skills, their social/emotional development, and so much more

January 2019 - February 2020
RMD Real Estate, Long Beach- Assistant
● I wrote and put together mailings
● I made copies and scan files
● I helped to put together files
● I answered emails

August 2017 - March 2020
Parkcrest Christian Church, Long Beach- Children’s Ministry Volunteer
● I volunteered almost every single Sunday during the 10:45 church service.
● I led the 3rd-5th grade girls small group
● I volunteered almost every single Wednesday during the Wednesday night Children’s ministry

August 2017 - December 2017
Olive Crest Academy, Orange- Classroom Observer
● For some of my classes, we had to do observation hours in a special needs classroom and I was placed at
Olive Crest to complete 20 hours of observations
● I worked with the students on assignments, watched them outside during play time, ate lunch with them,
and even taught two lessons to the students

October 2016 - December 2016
Solidarity, Fullerton- Volunteer/Assistant
● I helped out with the children in the after school program at Solidarity in Fullerton, CA. We helped students
with homework and talked with them about Jesus

June 2014 - August 2018
Self-Employed Nanny, Long Beach- Nanny
● I nannied for four summers for a family in Long Beach
● I would take the girls to different places, the Aquarium, the Beach, the movies
● I would also pick up one of the girls from gymnastics four days a week and bring her home

October 2013 - April 2014
Keller Williams Realty, Los Alamitos - Saturday Receptionist
● I was a receptionist, so I did desk work such as checking emails, sending out emails, answering phone calls,
making phone calls, making copies, doing mailings

June 2012 - July 2013
Buffum TLC, Long Beach- Volunteer
● I spent a couple of summers volunteering at Buffum TLC during their summer school.
● I volunteered with preschool children who were on the spectrum
● I helped lead small group assignments, help the children with lunch, played with them during recess, and
helped them through assignments

January 2019 - December 2019
Long Beach City College, Long Beach- Child Development
● I completed 12 units of early childhood courses, including:
○ Guiding Young Children
○ Child and Adolescent Development
○ Human Development
○ Intro to Curriculum for Young Children

September 2014 - December 2018
Biola University, La Mirada - Liberal Studies Elementary Education
● I had an emphasis in Special Education, completing 12 units of Special Education classes
● I also took one child development course: School/Family/Child Partnerships in Early Childhood Urban

September 2010 - June 2014
Millikan High School, Long Beach
● I took three AP Classes
○ AP World History
○ AP US History
○ AP Art History