Aug 2007-May 2011 Creator, Director and Lead Teacher, Stepping Stones Home School
Supervisor: Cara Farr, 808.640.2616
Address: 74-4966 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, HI 96725
? As Creator it was my responsibility to be creative, develop the program, make contacts, design and create classroom, order supplies, communicate with all involved, and continue to make improvements on all levels.
? As Director I was responsible for receiving communication from families, staff, students and community then making decisions regarding the issues. I would keep things flowing, directing energy where it was needed and holding a safe, welcoming presence for all those involved with the school.
? As an Assistant Teacher (Aug 07-Jan 09) I was responsible for all of the cleaning, snack prep, story reading, student assistance with jobs and most importantly learning from the Lead Teacher how to run a class.
? As Lead Teacher (Jan 09-May 11) I was responsible for setting the tone, creating and maintaining the classroom environment, leading circles/songs, choosing jobs, giving lessons, giving students the space and words for conflict resolution, communicating with parents regarding the development of their child, being available to parents for questions and concerns, working cooperatively with parents to make the best educational environment. Teach parenting classes on topics relevant to the group, i.e. Happy Healthy Drop Off and Pick Up, Energetics of the body, Aromatherapy, Rhythms and Routine, Peaceful Conflict Resolution, Importance of Tantrums, etc.
? Being respectful is the most important responsibility I have in any employment position and in my life. Respecting myself and all people including the staff, parents and most importantly the students. All of my actions are lead with love and respect.
April 2004-Present Substitute Teacher, Dept of Education (DOE)
Supervisor: Jeanette Ma, 808.586.3267
Fall 1998-Spring 2002 BA in Psychology, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, HI.
Awarded Academic Tuition Waivers, Dean List and Honors all four years,(1998-2002). August 25, 2000 Therapeutic Aide and Basic Autism Certification.
Fall 2005-Spring 2009 Med 101, 102, Healing 101 and many workshops, Clairvoyant Center of Hawaii.
February 2010 Lifeguard Training and First Aid, valid for three years.
February 2011 Infant, Child, Adult First Aid and CPR Certification.
Organizations / Affilations:
Aloha Therapy in Kailua-Kona
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