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Assistant Special Education

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
October 11, 2016

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Daniele G. Zartman Email

**** **** ***** **. ** Worth, TX 76244 817-***-****

Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Science Major: Child Development Texas Woman’s University, Denton Texas, May 2005

UNT - Workplace Inclusion and Sustainable Employment Job Skills Trainer/Job Coach - June 2016

UNT – Employment Services Credential Job Placement Specialist – ( Endorsement – Director) July 2016

UNT – Advanced Employment Services Credential Supported Employment Services – (Endorsements – Autism) September 2016

Texas Teachers Special Education Certification – passed April 27th, 2008

English as a Second Language Certification – passed June 12th, 2008

Cooper Institute Personal Training certification, Dallas TX. summer 2003

CPR and First AID Certification

Professional Experience:

Goodwill Industries of Ft. Worth June 2016 – current

Job coach – Coached individuals with Specials Needs on Specific job skills needed for employment duties, requirements such as time management, appropriate dress, etc. Job Placement Specialist – Assisted individuals with Special Needs find and retain employment based on their individual needs, experience. Supported Employment Specialist – Assisted individuals with severe disabilities learn basic job skills, interview skills, job shadowing. Resume building, mock interview training; check writing, daily living expectations etc.

Impact Performance and Fitness – August 2014 - current

Personal Trainer - one on one, group fitness and boot camp classes.Helping clients create healthy lifestyle changes, nutrition and daily food logs for my.Training, rehabilitation, professional athletes

Special Needs Fitness – December 2015 - current

Implementing sports, eye hand coordination, fine motor, gross motor skills as well as team building working with peers. Hurst, Euless, Bedford ISD, Euless, TX.

PPCD Teacher, Home Campus Transition Center August 2008-2010

Established a positive learning environment by applying positive direction to children

Prepared Individual educational plans for students ages 3-6 Carried all responsibilities associated with the progress of IEP Prepared 6 week progress reports,

Help facilitate ARD meetings Prepared all documentations needed for ARD

Prepared daily lessons for cognitive, physical, social-emotional activities

Worked closely with Speech, Physical therapist, Occupational therapist as well as a music therapist to meet all goals and objectives

Worked closely with Pre-K teacher to meet all goals and objectives

Maintained a professional relationship with parents and students

Friends of the Family, Denton, TX. Child Development Internship Fall 2004/2005

Served as an advocate for children of domestic violence Promoted, created and directed learning activities for children

Handled special physical and emotional needs of children Instructed positive behavioral skills

Communicated effectively with children and parents. Maintained an objective and unbiased relationship with families

Guided multiple learning activities and scheduled daily routines

Parker Chase, Carrollton, TX - Assistant Director Internship Summer 2004

Assisted the Director in maintaining current files on teachers and children

Established a supportive environment by applying positive direction to teachers, parents and children. Fostered individualism, self-confidence and warm interactions among children. Resolved conflict among teachers, with weekly classroom meetings. Supervised lesson plans for each age group. Designed and created new educational material for children. Designed and implemented a professional safety criteria checklist for each classroom

Assistant & Lead Teacher August 1999- 2001

Assisted and developed units and daily lesson plans for 26 Pre-K children. Planned and organized weekly lesson plans Directed and controlled group and center time with positive reinforcement techniques Evaluated cognitive progress and communicated concerns with caregivers Designed new educational and creative are projects for children Assisted specialist with children with various handicaps Prepared cooperative learning activities

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