August 2011 to August 2012
Cared for a single father's 9 year old son year-round. Transporting to and from school and doctor appointments. Housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation and shopping. Scheduling appointments needed. Administering medications on time. Tutoring and helping child with homework. Making sure child was in and out of shower and dressed on time for activities with his Daddy. Planning birthday party. Gift wrapping for all occassions. Supervision of child, cousins and friends. Caring for child on days he was sick. Also, picking up child to come home early for sickness. Cared for child on school off days and holidays. Cared for child 6-7 days a week, 10-12+ hours per day.
Special Education Assistant
August 2008 to August 2009
Worked by following direction and planning of classroom teacher. Helped with the planning of lessons and activities of students. Wrote reports required by the State of Tennessee on the goals and the progress of goals for each child. Fed meals to students. Exercised with students. Changed diapers, bathed and changed clothes of students. Helped with students getting them on and off bus. Primarily worked with two autistic students, one verbal, one non-verbal. Worked with other students on reading and math skills.
Volunteer - Foster Puppy Parent
July 2006 to February 2009
Volunteered at the shelter in all realms of animal care and office duties. Primarily, a Foster Puppy Parent caring for, at my home, litters of puppies by feeding, watering, administering medications, socializing, bathing, grooming, basic obedience training, play, exercise and kennel cleaning. Also, worked with abused and neglected animals of all ages as a Foster Pet Parent in the same areas, at my home, bringing them back to health and trusting people, again.
BS in Education
1984 to 1989