25 years in the early childhood field, working in the capacity of teacher, director, college instructor, NAEYC Validator, CDA Rep and Advisor, consultant, trainer, curriculum writer, and Director of Training for 2 national childcare chains.
Interactive, building upon the experiences and insights of participants; facilitator of the learning process; Mindful creator of the learning envoronment.
- Vice President and founding Board Member, Prevent Child Abuse Kane County ï¿½ a chapter of the National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse. 1996 ï¿½ 1999. - Secretary and Board Member, Marie Wilkinson Child Development Center. 1991 ï¿½ 1997. - Board Member, Fox Valley Association for the Education of Young Children. 1994 ï¿½ 1996. - Volunteer, Crisis Line of the Fox Valley. 1994 ï¿½ 1996; Family Support Center 1983 - 1985 - Volunteer Consultant, Herbie House Childrenï¿½s Bereavement Center. 1997 ï¿½ 2001. - C.A.S.A. Volunteer (Court Appointed Special Advocate) 1994 ï¿½ 1997. - DuPage AEYC ï¿½In Praise of Providersï¿½ Committee. 1991 ï¿½ 1993. - Coordinated toy drive for Hesed House homeless shelter playroom. WOYC 1992. - DuPage CCR&R Advisory Board. 1996 ï¿½ 1998. - ï¿½Life Choicesï¿½ Teen Group Facilitator, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Elgin. 1997. - ï¿½T.O.D.A.Y.ï¿½ Work with Youth Award. 1987. - Nominated - DuPage AEYC ï¿½In Praise of Providersï¿½ Award 1989; Received in 1999. - Fox Valley Child Care Committee. Secretary, 1984 ï¿½ 1985. - Nominated for the 1985 Aurora YWCA ï¿½Woman of the Yearï¿½ in the Education category. - President of the Waubonsee Child Development Club, 1981. Voted ï¿½Outstanding Member.ï¿½ - Aurora Business and Professional Womenï¿½s 1984 ï¿½ 1985 ï¿½Young Career Woman.ï¿½ - Awarded ï¿½Certificate of Meritï¿½ from the International Poetry Society, 2001, 2003. - Approved State of Pennsylvania TQAS Trainer - NH Early Childhood Credential ï¿½ Mentor/Trainer Level III - Child Care Information Exchange ï¿½Panel of 300ï¿½ member/participant - Trainer for the ï¿½Illinois Training Networkï¿½ - Registered as a court expert witness (Rominger Legal Services, TASA) - Included in the ï¿½Whoï¿½s Who Among Americaï¿½s Teachers, 2005 ï¿½ 2006ï¿½ edition
MEd from Stafford University 6/04
Reside in St Charles, IL and currently work as a consultant and trainer. Can be reached at email@example.com Or 'friend' me on facebook for free offers and updates!!! Look under Learning Foundations.