September 2015 to October 2015
Assisting teacher with daily activities as...teaching, supervising, hygiene, behavior, comforting, meals, play, classroom cleaning, student records. Worked directly with children throughout the day.
June 2015 to August 2015
Teaching pre-kindergarten and kindergarten skills to her son in preparation for kindergarten.
May 2015 to August 2015
Teaching pre-kindergarten and kindergarten skills to his son in preparation for kindergarten.
Produce Harvester and Sales
May 2014 to December 2014
Picked and sold fruits and vegetables...blackberries, okra, corn, tomatoes, asparagus, green beans, green peppers, jalapeno peppers, apples, pears and pecans to vendors and individuals.
January 2013 to June 2013
Member of the merchandising team...unloading weekly truck delivery, verifying merchandise with invoice, pricing merchandise, restocking merchandise on the floor and in the stockroom, constructing new displays, resetting merchandise and placing signage for sales and new items. Logging in damaged and returned merchandise. On the floor...greeting and assisting customers in the gift shop, preparing, offering and handing out samples of food merchandise, demonstrating merchandise (mostly toys), selling, bundling, gift wrapping, contacting other stores and website for in stock merchandise for customers if we did not have the particular item in stock, preparing and shipping merchandise to address requested by customer. Daily and end of shift floor restocking, gift wrap station restocking and entire sales floor cleaning...sweeping, dusting of bins and shelving, cleaning windows, emptying trash.
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
AA in Secondary Education
1982 to 1988
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
September 2015 to September 2017
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Certification through the American Heart Association
Tennessee Teacher Certification
August 1988 to Present
Secondary Education Social Sciences Teacher Certification with the State of Tennessee.
PHARMACY TECH...Wil-Sav Drugs, Sweetwater, TN, during the early 1990s (approximately […] This was before techs were certified. I am not a certified Pharmacy Tech. I left that position for a job with TVA.
ADMINISTRATIVE […] office relocated to Mobile, AL taking none of the current staff with them.
[…] I was employed as a Teacher at the high school level teaching Social Sciences for various school districts and self-employed.
Employed by the State of Tennessee through the Job Training Partnership Act...1993-
1998...Teacher teaching Career and Life Skills with at-risk students ages 14-21 years of
age. State budget cut funding and dissolved the program. For this program, I worked at
the following schools...Meigs County High School, McMinn County High School,
Cleveland State Community College.
Monroe County School […] teaching Geography, Business,
American History. I would replace the coaches until the next coach was hired. Thus, never
acquiring a permanent position of tenure. Schools where I taught...Sweetwater High
School and Sequoyah High School.
Scholars' Academy (my own […] Teacher/Tutor traveling to
students' homes in four counties homeschooling, homework help, tutoring in individual
subjects, ACT/SAT/GED test prep, etc. Whatever the need of the student, I provided or
found a teacher that could provide the service for all ages children through adult.
Homeschooling was the majority of my business. Due to changes in the Tennessee
State Law on homeschooling I was no longer fit the criteria to homeschool.