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Nerissa Sampong

11960 Glen Alden Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030

703 624 7126 – nesampong@gmail.com

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 OBJECTIVE:

To obtain an Instructional Assistant position in an elementary school or a teaching position in a Head Start Department

 EDUCATION:

Sept. 09-Present:  Northern Virginia Community College

§         Associate of Applied Science Degree expected in Dec. 2012

§         Early Childhood Development Certificate

§         Major: Early Childhood Education

§         GPA 3.9 (on a 4-point scale)

 

Courses taken include Language Arts for Young Children, Math Science and Social Studies for Children, Teaching Art, Music and Movement to Children, Health, Safety and Nutrition Education, Child Psychology, Early Childhood Programs and Social Change, Guiding the Behavior of Children, and Introduction to Exceptional Children

 

Attended 2 years of college in Ghana, West Africa

 RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

Sept. 2004 - May 2011:  Preschool Teacher -Fairfax Circle Child Development Center, VA

§         Used provided curricular tools to plan and execute dynamic developmentally appropriate lessons

§         Incorporated hands-on activities and fun manipulative to accommodate all learning styles

§         Used various scaffolding techniques to help students achieve their full potential

§         Provided one-on-one support for students

§         Successfully worked with developmentally challenged students

§         Worked cooperatively with team members to provide a healthy learning environment

 

Sept. 1999 – Present: Avon Independent Sales Representative

§         Market Avon products as well as help customers select appropriate products for their needs

 

Aug.97-Sept.99:  Facilities Management Assistant -American Management Systems

§         Managed Stockroom and performed monthly inventory

§         Maintained computerized daily log of office supplies used by employees

§         Proof read letterheads, business cards, and other stationary delivered to the company

§         Acted as a liaison between employees and purchasing team

  PROFESSOINAL ASSOCIATIONS:

§         Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Member

§         National Society of Collegiate Scholars Member

  HONOR /AWARDS:

§         Dean’s List

§         Spirit of Avon

 VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:

§         Hypothermia Relief Fundraiser

§         Operation Christmas Child Donation Center Team Member

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TEACHING PORTFOLIO AVAILABLE AT: http://nerissa.educatorpages.com/Page.aspx?name=nerissa

 

REFERENCES:   

Current Manager          Elise Bell, Director

Fairfax Circle Child Development Center

3110 Chichester Lane

Fairfax, VA  22031

703 641 4959

elisebell@yahoo.com

 

Instructor                      Christine Pegorraro, Schull, Ph.D.                    

Northern Virginia Community College

6901 Sudley Road

Manassas, VA  20109

703 257 6514

cschull@nvcc.edu

 

Co-Worker                  Amrita Love

Fairfax Circle Child Development Center

3110 Chichester Lane

Fairfax, VA  22031

703 861 1411

artuntitled@hotmail.com   

Class Parent                 Stacey Bryce

                                    3603 Country Hill Drive

                                    Fairfax, VA  22030

                                    703 652 7990

                                    staceybryce@cox.net

 

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