Seeking a position in the health/medical/education field which I can utilize the proficiencies that I have attained to date, while growing and learning new competencies.
Able to dependably utilize standard protocol within an organization, as well as to formulate new means of meeting goals.
Enjoys collaborating with colleagues, and also thrives on independent work.
Values lifelong learning.
Organized; accomplishes given tasks with attention to detail and follow-through.
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Experienced working with a people of various ages and backgrounds, under a variety of circumstances.
Computer: MS Word, Excel Spreadsheet, Power Point, Money; ActivBoard; Senior Systems; Groupwise; Skype; etc.
Language: One year of Spanish instruction.
••••• Teacher, Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, Pa.
- ••••• Fifth/Sixth grade classroom. Developed and implemented Perks first challenging, integrated •••••year curriculum for math, language arts, science, and social studies. Included a week-long environmental education/group-building/personal challenge trip to the Chewonki Foundation in Maine. Originated and published a middle school newspaper and middle school garden.
- ••••• Continued to teach middle school math & science, and added 9th grade algebra, •••••th & •••••th grade psychology, and weekend/evening boarding school duties.
••••• Counselor, Upper Perkiomen Youth Service Bureau, Pennsburg. Worked with students in local schools at risk for underachievement and social problems.
••••• Substitute Teacher for Region •••••, Washington, Ct., all subjects and grades, including a long-term position teaching English and math to 6th and 8th graders.
••••• Health Teacher, Rumsey Hall School, Washington, Ct., Developed and implemented health curriculum in fifth through ninth grades. Co-presented at the ••••• New England Teachers Conference, topic: Starting a Successful Sex Education Program.
••••• Caseworker, International Alliance for Children, New Milford, Ct. Interviewed prospective adoptive families, wrote and presented home studies, and supervised children in adoptive placement.
••••• Social Service Worker, West Virginia Department of Welfare, Wheeling, W.V. Completed home studies, supervised foster and adoptive placements, and counseled pregnant teenagers.
••••• Medical Receptionist, part time, in a Private Physicians Office and in an Oral Surgeons Office. Greeted patients, took phone calls, scheduled appointments, administered EKGs, needle pricks, typed from Dictaphone, filed insurance, etc.
M.S. Health Education, Southern Connecticut State University, ••••• Graduate coursework at the University of Connecticut, Rutgers University, and Beaver College. Endorsable in Health Education in grades K•••••
Alternative Route to Certification Program, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Ct., ••••• Eligible for certification in grades •••••
B.A. Liberal Arts with a concentration in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Bethany College, Bethany, W.V. •••••
Master Gardener, Penn State Cooperative Extensive Service, •••••
Goschenhoppen Folk Festival, Student Apprentice Program, ••••• •••••
Pennsburg Judge of Elections, •••••
Pennsburg Shade Tree Commission, Secured America the Beautiful tree grant; secured and implemented Wild Action grant for my students and community to install a butterfly garden and secured a $•••••,••••• Growing Greener grant for Pennsburg Nature Preserve, ••••• to •••••