Saints Place Child Care Center
On-Site Director/ Preschool teacher
August 2005 — June 2008
Integrated English language for a refugee child care program
Incorporated literacy into age appropriate activities
Prepared weekly and monthly lesson plans.
Skilled at using Microsoft Office
Implemented self- initiated activities as well as teacher- directed activities that encouraged self help skills, creativity, imagination, and exploration of the world around them.
Knowlege in teaching English and literacy to refugee preschool children.
Proficient at using a multi-lined phone
Developed and directed a Parents As A Resource program, to teach refuggee parents on how to adapt to American cultures.
Continued business relationships using Facebook and LinkedIn
Excel at paperwork filing, office organization
Coordinated staff training and workshops
Established and created a program and relationship with Harley School for a Big Brother/ Big Sister program between 8th graders and preschool refugee children.
Identified and participated in hearing evaluations with Rochester Hearing and Speach Services.
Advocated/Scheduled/Initiated Refugee families with the Department of Social Services for placement and asisstance in living.
Coordinated staff training and workshops required by New York State
Collaborated with Universal Preschool Program to help find further placement for refugee children
Directed class activities, field-trips
Collaborated with New York Department of Health: Eat Well Play Hard childhood obesity prevention to help teach refugee children and families nutrition, obesity and physical activity.
Managed and Submitted monthly paperwork for The Child and Adult Care Food Prgram(CACFP)