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Infants And Toddlers Program - Developmental Therapist Resume Example

Amelia Cooper
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Professional Summary

Reliable Special Education Resource Teacher with a Master in Special Education and background in providing supplemental instructional services to students with exceptional needs.

Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Learning
  • Writing
  • Learning Strategies
  • Phonics
  • Coordination
  • Education and Training
  • Computer Technology in Teaching
Experience
11/2013 to Present
Developmental Therapist Infants and Toddlers Program, Department of Health - St. Thomas, VI
  • Create goals and develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of infants and toddlers between 0-3 years old with a variety of disabilities.
  • Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, or social skills.
  • Collaborate with other developmental therapists, speech therapist, and case manager to develop, evaluate, or revise outcomes to prepare the children for preschool programs.
  • Observe, monitor, and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
02/2007 to Present
Special Education Resource Teacher United States Virgin Islands Department of Education - St. Thomas, VI
  • Administer tests to help determine children's developmental levels, needs, or potential.
  • Develop individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, or social development.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or teacher training workshops to maintain or improve professional competence.
  • Communicate nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement, or positive reinforcement.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, or other professionals to develop individual education plans (IEPs).
  • Develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, or administrative regulations.
  • Meet with parents or guardians to discuss their children's progress, advise them on using community resources, or teach skills for dealing with students' impairments.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Organize and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their perceptual skills.
  • Prepare assignments for teacher assistants or volunteers.
  • Prepare objectives, outlines, or other materials for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements.
  • Present information in audio-visual or interactive formats, using computers, television, audio-visual aids, or other equipment, materials, or technologies.
  • Read books to small groups.
  • Confer with parents, guardians, teachers, counselors, or administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems.
  • Coordinate placement of students with special needs into mainstream classes.
  • Employ special educational strategies or techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, or memory.
  • Plan and supervise experiential learning activities, such as class projects, field trips, or demonstrations.
  • Prepare classrooms with a variety of materials or resources for children to explore, manipulate, or use in learning activities or imaginative play.
  • Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, or social skills.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification or positive reinforcement.
09/2008 to 05/2011
After-school Teacher Beacon Schools of the Virgin Islands - St. Thomas, VI
  • Assist and guide elementary students with their homework and review lessons to prepare them for the annual district tests.
  • Teach adults weight management through lecture, physical exercise, and dance.
06/2006 to 01/2007
Special Education Teacher Reading Enhancement and Development Center - Davao , Ph
  • Conduct individualized instruction in Reading and Math to mentally retarded and dyslexic children ages 6-10 years old using Multi Sensory Approach.
  • Plan and develop intervention strategies to address specific needs of children mainstreamed in the general education setting.
04/2006 to 05/2006
Teacher Holy Cross College of Davao - Davao, Ph
  • Facilitate and monitor delivery of instruction of graduate school students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Special Education in the application of knowledge and skills in teaching learners with intellectual and learning disabilities and learners with hearing impairment.
  • Oversee activities directly related to creating Individualized Education Plans (IEP).
  • Direct and coordinate activities in preparing manipulatives using indigenous materials and modified teaching aids, and reading materials appropriate to local content.
  • Facilitated in the assessment of student learning using traditional and alternative ways.
10/1988 to 01/1989
Community Organizer Business Resource Center Foundation, Inc. - General Santos, Ph
  • Interview clients individually or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Counsel individuals, groups, or communities regarding issues on small business development.
  • Develop and review business plans in consultation with clients, and perform follow-ups assessing the amount of financial assistance provided.
  • Determine clients' eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Serve on policymaking committees, assist in community development, and assist client groups by lobbying for solutions to problems.
  • Coordinate with the Department of Trade and Industry
03/1987 to 10/1988
Researcher Business Resource Center Foundation, Inc. - General Santos, Ph
  • Conduct surveys and researches and devised industry studies for the school databank.
  • Present studies undertaken by the foundation to micro and small businessmen through various seminars and trainings.
11/1986 to 03/1987
Teacher Notre Dame of Dadiangas University - General Santos, Ph
  • Facilitate discussion of business cases and written analysis of cases which inspired students' participation as well as develop their business sense and decision-making abilities.
  • Direct and coordinate activities to enhance learning experiences of students using various strategies and virtual exposure to real situations.
Education
03/2008
Additional credits: Educational Technology
University of the Virgin Islands - St. Thomas, VI
10/2005
Master of Arts: Special Education
Holy Cross College of Davao - Davao, Ph
03/2004
Additional (21) units in Secondary Education:
Ateneo De Davao University - Davao, Ph
05/1988
MBA: Business Management
Ateneo De Davao University - Davao, Ph
03/1979
Bachelor of Arts: Economics
Ateneo De Davao University - Davao, Ph
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Previous Companies:

  • Infants and Toddlers Program
  • Department of Health
  • United States Virgin Islands Department of Education

Previous Job Positions:

  • Developmental Therapist
  • Special Education Resource Teacher
  • After school Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher

Schools:

  • University of the Virgin Islands
  • Holy Cross College of Davao
  • Ateneo De Davao University

Level of Education:

  • Additional credits
  • Master of Arts
  • Additional (21) units in Secondary Education
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts

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