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Chelsea does a good job

talking with the parents. She

is understanding of their
needs and is quick to offer
support. Chelsea is very
reliable in performing work
and carrying out work
orders. When she is given
work orders to carry-out, she
accomplishes them with a
good attitude to the best of
her ability.

Jeanne Ross,
Beaver County Head Start,
Industry, PA

Chelseas love for teaching
and her love for the children
was shown on a daily basis
through her work ethics and
her dedication. Chelsea was
such a wonderful addition to
our facility and she was
respected by her co-workers,
as well as the parents of the
children in the facility.

Julie Ours
Noahs Ark Daycare Center
Beaver Falls, PA

Chelsea creates a positive
learning environment for all
students. She demonstrates
the highest level of respect
and concern for each
student. Chelsea established
a good rapport with the
school community.

Jennifer Fogg
First Grade Teacher
Aliquippa Elementary
School, PDS
Aliquippa, PA

Chelsea Anne Taylor
3612 Jean Street Beaver Falls, PA 15010 724-544-3233
Masters of Education in Education: Early Childhood
Clarion University, Clarion, PA 16214
12 credit hours completed
Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Education
Elementary Education/Early Childhood Minor: Exceptionalities
Summa Cum Laude Graduate: May 7, 2011
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Overall QPA: 3.9 Certifications: Pennsylvania State Certifications N-3, K-6
Professional Experience
Teacher-Preschool/ September 2012-Present
Head Start of Beaver County
Aliquippa Elementary School, Aliquippa, PA 15001
Supervising a classroom consisting of developing children and children with disabilities.
Working in tandem with all parts of the Head Start system to support the goals of the program.
Examples of specific job duties:
Thorough understanding of Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD by developing
weekly, detailed lesson plans that address all areas of development and standards that align
well with state early learning standards, as well as weekly individual goals for each child
(strengths, needs, and interests).
Writing observations of childrens actions for the purpose of assessing development.
Monitoring and completing progress reports from observations of childrens actions and
presenting to parents and families three times a year, with individualized goals for each child.
Conducting two home visits and two parent-teacher conferences per family and provided
parent and/or guardian with individual goals, progress report, and developmental screening
for each child.
Teaching all special needs children according to Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Acting as liaison and family advocate between community resources and the Head Start family.
Arranging for parents to participate as volunteers in the classroom, as well as involving them in
various educational activities throughout the school year.
Communicating classroom news through weekly newsletter.
Lead Preschool Teacher/ September 2011-August 2012
PA Cyber School Pre-Kindergarten Classroom Guide
Noahs Ark Daycare Center Two, 2400 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010
Star 3 Facility through the Keystone Stars Program Locale: Rural
Was responsible for guiding nine preschoolers through the interactive and standards-based
Little Lincoln Early Kindergarten curriculum.
Facilitated the development of student skills in the areas of math, reading, writing, science,
social studies and wellness, using a combination of online and offline components.
Communicated student progress to parent(s) through weekly newsletter.
Participated in all staff meetings and professional development classes, sponsored by the
Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality program.
Group Supervisor K-Second Grade May 2011-August 2011
Noahs Ark Daycare Center Three, 2226 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010
Designed and taught an Early Childhood curriculum for a twelve week Summer Camp program.
Incorporated each of the general subject areas (reading, math, science, social studies, and
writing) into the daily lessons, which included a story, craft, and various learning activities.
Pre-Professional Experience
Student Teaching: First Grade September 2010 December 2010
Aliquippa School District, Aliquippa Elementary School, Aliquippa, PA 15001
Diverse and Professional Development School (PDS) Locale: Suburb
Technological Competencies
Experienced in the usage of SMART Board, Microsoft Office Suite, Child Plus Management Software,
Teaching Strategies GOLD, and social media for communication purposes.

Professional Organizations and Professional Development

Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) September 2012 Present
Local Chapter Secretary October 2013-Present
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) September 2013 Present
Pennsylvania Chapter
ADHOC Committee: Program Governance December 2013 Present
National Sophomore Honor Society for Leadership and Service
Male Involvement Committee December 2013 - Present
Identify and create activities and events that promote the importance
of male involvement in a childs early childhood education.
Transition Committee December 2013 Present
Plan and develop current transition plans and activities for Head Start
children and families to transition to kindergarten.

Conferences and Presentations

Annual Leadership Summit on Fatherhood March 20, 2014
Attended: To create a peer learning community of the child welfare CCBC Monaca Campus
system, family support services, businesses and birth fathers.

Fourth Annual Service-Learning Symposium and Showcase March 26, 2011
Southwestern PA Regional Network for Growth of Service-Learning CCAC South Campus
Presenter: Blending Student Teaching with Service-
Learning: Promoting Positive Outcomes

National Education Association (NEA) Student Leadership Conference June 26 July 7, 2010
and NEA Representative Assembly New Orleans, LA
Elected by the Student-Pennsylvania State Education Association
to serve as a delegate to both conferences.
Outreach to Teach Worker Served as a volunteer with other educators
to repair and beautify the Belle Chase High School in New Orleans,
devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

Action Research Project Slippery Rock University December 4, 2010
Presenter: Thematic Reading Word Wall What Effect will Reviewing Six SRU Campus
Vocabulary Words Twice a Day Have on a First-Graders Ability to Expand
Vocabulary and Enhance Sentence Structure?

Student-PSEA Conference and Convention April 9-10, 2010
Presenter: Engaged first grade Students from the Fleetwood Area Reading, PA
School District, in a trivia game about their towns Reading Railroad.

Slippery Rock University Symposium for Student Research, April 8, 2010
Scholarship, and Creative Activity SRU Campus
Presenter: Connecting Quality Science Lessons with Childrens
Literature to Enhance Science and Reading Skills

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Convention March 18-21, 2010
Presenter: Connecting Quality Science Lessons with Childrens Philadelphia, PA
Literature to Enhance Science and Reading Skills

English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU) March 29, 2008
Presenter: Undergraduate Conference California, PA
Nonfiction and Criticism Genre Remembering Po Chu i

References Available Upon Request