Owned a preschool / childcare center for four years. Instructor to K - 12 in self relience skills for two years in late 90's. Volunteer with Camp Fire USA for 14 years working with youth and adults. Student teaching in 2nd and 3rd grades in mid-90's. PTA / PTSA while my own children were in school. Start student teaching again in Fall 2012 for Special Education and Elementary at local school. Workshop presenter for adults that work wih young children through NAEYC. Overall, I have been working with children since 1986.