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BREHAN J.

SMARINSKY
Cell: (847) 309.3637 4260 Gladstone Dr. Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Nancysmar@aol.com

EDUCATION: Bachelor of General Studies (Graduate May 9, 2009) • Attended and helped organize
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois various fundraising events with
the KU cheer program.
RELATED COURSEWORK IN THE FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY:

• Introduction to Psychology 102


• Lifespan Development: Ch-Ad 225
• Research Methods 305
• Behavioral Disturbed Children 315
• Developmental Child Psychology 324
• Social Psychology 372
• Physiological Psychology 431

EMPLOYMENT:

Receptionist – The Dental Corner – Chicago, IL


• Managed phone calls and made appointments for clients
• Organized and scheduled the dentist’s calendar

Special Services Assistant – Grove Avenue School, Barrington, IL


• Worked as a personal aid to child with autism
• Taught comprehension, touch math, life-skills, reading, and a number of
other subjects to the student.
• Developed achievement goals and lesson plans for the child, in order to
provide a more manageable structure to his educational advancement.
• Used visual stimuli to assist the student with difficult concepts.
Special Services Assistant - Grove Avenue School-Barrington, IL
• Worked with six autistic children under the Special Education Teacher.
• Taught the Edmark Reading Program to each child.
• Taught the new aids learning techniques and helped the special education
teacher manage the classroom.
Concierge– The Garlands of Barrington– Barrington, IL
• Booked hotel reservations for guests of members
• Made reservations for the members.
• Marketed the establishment over telephone meetings with parties
interested in joining the community.
• Utilized accounting software to assist the financial advisor in managing
spa payments.

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

• Qualified for the Junior Olympic Regional for the National Gymnastic
Championships in Orlando, Florida.
• Received the “Who’s Who Among High School Students” honor
• Qualified and received both individual and team medals with the
Barrington High School Gymnastic Program
• Volunteered at an Alzheimer Patient Group Home, forming relationships
with family members of the patients
• Cheered at the University of Kansas, and coached summer camps for
junior cheerleaders from around the country.
Please see attached for current list of references