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Professional Summary

Talented educator effective at building strong relationships between families and school staff. Organized and proactive with great verbal and written communication skills. Bringing 8 years' experience in education. Good problem-solving and multitasking abilities. Experienced working as intermediary between staff, faculty and parents. Skilled at coordinating documentation with the latest information for parents. Knowledgeable about school and district procedures, compliance requirements and program plans.

  • Project management
  • Bilingual ( Spanish)
  • Clerical support
  • Effective time management
  • Positive learning environment
  • Computer proficient
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Data analysis
  • Parent outreach
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Problem resolution
  • Records management
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Customer service
  • Scheduling
  • Client correspondence
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Outstanding social skills
  • Expense report reconciliation
  • Family services
  • Behavior mirroring
Work History
11/2018 to Current
ELL Support Aide District 201 Morton West High School Cicero, IL
  • Consulted with teachers in English and Spanish disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Prepared students for Access standardized testing.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Worked with other teachers to support struggling students and provide thorough help to rectify comprehension issues.
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support needs of all students.
  • Provided personal guidance for students struggling both in and out of classrooms, maintaining professionalism while helping students feel safe.
  • Facilitated positive and proactive communication between families and educational staff
  • Presented talks to families and administrators outlining support and service opportunities.
01/2008 to Current
Brand Ambassador / Team Leader Signature Marketing, INC Plainfield, IL
  • Product Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new program.
  • Prepared program operating budgets, budget reports and other financial performance reports.
  • Managed Set- up and break down of events such as parades, festivals, restaurants, and private party events.
  • Processed accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientèle.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate and obtain out-of-stock product based on customer requests.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Effectively communicated with and supported sales, marketing and administrative teams on a daily basis.
  • Served as the main liaison between customers, management and sales team.
  • Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolving problems on the spot.
  • Helped drive sales goals and achieve monthly quotas.
09/2016 to 05/2017
Kindergarten Teacher Brilliant Beginnings Bilingual Cicero, IL
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Encouraged students with special academic interests to fully pursue those subjects.
  • Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise school programs.
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
  • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment.
11/2010 to 02/2012
Preschool Teacher Assistant Young Scholars Developmental Chicago, IL
Bachelor's in Secondary Education ( Current): Adapted Physical Education
Chicago State University - Chicago, IL

Graduation date May 2021

Associate of Arts: Education
Morton College - Cicero

Short Term Substitute Teacher Certification (2019)

First Aid & CPR Certified (2017)

Community Involvement
Girls in the Game Program
Volunteer coach
Coach for 4th & 5th Grade girls in a multitude of indoor sports to encourage leadership, sportsmanship and community involvement.

Corazon Community Center
Summer 2010
 Vida Fit  Volunteer Physical Fitness Trainer 
Fitness Coach for Morton East high school students to advocate for health & physical fitness.

Junior Achievement
Volunteer Teacher 
Volunteer teacher at Burnham school teaching second grade students.

Cougar Academy
Volunteer Coach 
Sports Coach for 4th & 5th grade special needs students .
Professional Organizations
Vice President of Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS)
Chicago State University chapter
Presided over all club activities, fundraisers and daily operations, Initiated student community involvement for pressing issues in the Latin community.

President of Physical Education and Recreation Club (PERC)
Chicago State University chapter
Presided over all club activities, fundraisers and daily operations and advocated and rallied in Springfield for changes in legislation in favor for increased standards for youth physical education in public schools.

Member of the Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Association (IAHPERD)
Organization of educators that seek to improve the effectiveness of health, physical education, recreation, dance and promotion of human welfare

Member of the Illinois Gateways to Opportunity
08/2012- current
 Statewide professional development support system designed to provide guidance, encouragement, and recognition to individuals and programs serving children, you and families.
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Professional Summary
Creative, resourceful and flexible, able to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic. Seeking a position which offers growth and opportunity.
Skill Highlights
  • Microsoft Office Suite 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook)
  • Building strong client relation
  • Child safety protocols
  • Mandated reporter certification
  • CPR and First Aid certified 
Work Experience
02/2011 to Current
Front Desk Receptionist Riverdale YM-YWHA Bronx, NY
  • Answer and direct all incoming calls, via a multi-line switchboard in a professional and positive manner
  • Provide information for all programming offered within high-volume environment
  • Display excellent communication and customer service skills while building strong client relation
  • Responsible for promoting new membership, as well as processing new membership applications and accounts
  • Collaborate with multiple department directors to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization for programming and dissemination of information
  • Ensure all non-personnel who enter a location are properly logged in to the location guestbook and identified with a "Visitor" badge
  • Maintain the front desk with all necessary forms, documents and signage, as well as keep a clean, neat appearance
  • Responsible for maintaining the Pro Shop, the selling of items, and keeping inventory
  • Receive and schedule payments as well as coordinate all important program related documents for multiple programs
  • Administrate agency wide facility booking, consult clients and book birthday parties 
09/2014 to 01/2017
Preschool Teacher Assistant Riverdale YM-YWHA Bronx, NY
  • Assisted the lead teacher in the classroom management
  • Help maintain the classroom in a neat and clean condition
  • Assist in planning and community events including annual parent days, bake sales and other co curricular activities
  • Filled in and implemented the lesson plan in absence of the lead teacher
  • Maintain and record of class assessments and activities as well as preparing children's academic reports for parents
  • Assist students in developing self esteem and confidence
  • Encourage students positive self image and creative expression
Education and Training
High School Diploma George F. Baker New York, NY
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Professional Summary

Teacher's Assistant versed in planning and setting up classrooms that are conducive to the learning process, as well as individual and social development. CPR and First Aid certified. Teacher's Assistant bringing a strong background in child psychology and development, as well as expertise in classroom and crisis management.
  • Critical thinking
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Special education
  • Effective time management
  • Classroom discipline
  • Student motivation
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Positive learning environment
Work History
Special Education Resource Teacher Assistant/Special Education Preschool Teacher Assistant 10/2009 to 05/2017
  • Helped plan and conduct age appropriate activities.
  • Helped students further develop their cognitive, social, and fine motor skills.
  • Assisted in enhancing students learning experiences.
  • Modeled and encouraged students to utilize appropriate health, safety, and nutrition practices.
  • Maintained attendance records.
  • Would greet and build rapport with students' parents.
  • Taught and helped children learn curriculum.
  • Assisted in all aspects and duties of preschool teaching.
  • Modified and presented lessons to meet individual student needs.
  • Collaborated with teachers to address student disabilities and accommodations.
  • Provided specialized instruction to students with Autism and a variety of learning disabilities.
  • Supervised and managed students during school activities, recess, school assemblies, and field trips.
  • Conducted observations and provided data and informational input.
  • Provided direct assistance to administrators and performed general office duties.
  • Provided instructional and clerical support for classroom teachers.
Receptionist 07/2004 to 01/2008
Retail Vision Middlebury
  • Operated office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.
  • Answered telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Maintained and updated filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.
  • Communicated with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.
  • Completed work schedules, manage calendars, and arrange appointments.
  • Delivered messages and ran errands.
  • Greeted persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Transmitted information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
  • Provided information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
  • Kept a current record of staff members' whereabouts and availability.
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Experienced Head Start Teacher of 17+ years with demonstrated ability to teach, manage and supervise a classroom. Clear communicator able to effectively interact with diverse populations of students at a variety of academic levels. Consistently maintain excellent relations with students, parents, faculty, and administrators.


  • Child Development Program Director Permit
  • Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-ECERS
  • Classroom Assessment Scoring System- CLASS
  • Positive Classroom Management Techniques
  • Desired Results Developmental Profile- DRDP
  • Creative Curriculum System
  • State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Program Director permit San Joaquin County Office of Education Teacher Development ­ IMPACT Program.
Preschool Teacher/Site Supervisor/Mentor Teacher
July 2001 to July 2015
Head Start Child Development Inc - Stockton, CA
  • Instruction, supervision, and implementation of developmentally and age appropriate activities for.
  • per-school children, conduct on-going assessment of each child's growth and development, promote.
  • parent involvement in child's education and well-being, Implement and supervise state, federal and.
  • local health and safety policies and procedures.
Preschool Teacher Assistant
February 1998 to June 2001
Head Start Child Development Inc - Stockton, CA
  • Assisted Teacher in creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating instructional environment,.
  • supervised children's indoor and outdoor activities, provided input into lesson plan development.
  • Clear communicator able to effectively interact with diverse populations of students at a variety of.
  • academic levels.
Preschool Teacher Assistant
November 1996 to February 1998
Lincoln Unified School District - Stockton, CA
  • Assisted Teacher in creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating instructional environment,.
  • supervised children's indoor and outdoor activities, provided input into lesson plan development.
  • Consistently maintain excellent relations with students, parents, faculty, administrators.
Bachelor of Arts : Interdisciplinary Studies, 2007 National University - Stockton, CA, USA Interdisciplinary Studies
Associate of Arts : Family and Consumer Sciences, 2000 San Joaquin Delta College - Stockton, CA, USA Family and Consumer Sciences
Child Development Program Director permit ECERS CLASS Positive Classroom Management Techniques DRDP Creative Curriculum System
academic, Instruction, lesson plan, Director, communicator, policies, safety, supervision, Teacher
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Bachelors of Arts: African American Studies; concentration in history December 2015 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA GPA: Earned Dean List Award
  • Earned Dean's List Award
  • Graduated cum laude

Related Coursework

Coursework in Early Childhood Education 

  • Social Inequality & African American Education
  • Foundations of Education
  • Introduction to Teaching
  • Principles of Learning and Cognition
  • Human Development and Learning

• Red Cross CPR/First Aid Training (adult, infant, and child)

Valid until November 2017

Childcare Aide 09/2012 to 04/2015 VCU Health Systems Child Care Center Richmond, VA
  • Worked in multiple classrooms with children from ages 4 months to 5 years of age.
  • Implemented Reggio-Emilia approach in the classroom
  • Participated in staff development events and training
  • Reviewed allergy and food preferences sheets before meals to ensure all children were fed the proper foods.
Childcare Aide 07/2014 to 08/2014 Saintilus Day Care Inc Brooklyn, NY
  • Supervised groups of 10 to 14 children
  • Cared for children ages two to five
  • Worked with children that were a part of the New York shelter and foster care system
  • Coordinated field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Creating unique bulletin boards and guiding children in reading, writing and art activities.
Volunteer Preschool Teacher Assistant 08/2012 to 12/2012 Mary Scott School Richmond, VA
  • Assisted preschool teacher with various classroom tasks.
  • Assisted students with class work and engaged them in learning activities.
  • Supervising and observing students.
Childcare Aide 07/2012 to 08/2012 Soleil Daycare #2 Brooklyn, NY
  • Used read-aloud time and alphabet games to promote early literacy.
  • Caring for children ages 9 months to 4 years of age.
  • Enforced disciplinary limits to create a structured environment conducive to learning.
  • Worked with a team to ensure positive outcomes for all children
Childcare Aide 07/2009 to 08/2009 Winston Christian Center Brooklyn, NY
  • Caring for children two to six years of age.
  • Worked with children to build their basic reading and writing skills.
  • Participated in community outreach to encourage new families to visit the center.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development with one-on-one attention.