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CAROLE MILLS PATTERSON

2436 Carpenter Upchurch Rd


Cary, NC 27519
(919) 455-5800
cmjackbellsouth.net
Objective: To utilize my skills and education in the special education field
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* Public School educator for 15 years, 8 of them in special education
* Vision therapist for 2 years
* Medical field, clerical help for intensive care nursery, 5 years
* Home and public day care 11 years
Employmemt:
1974-2010 Education Durham, Granville, Guilford, and Wake Counties Achiev
ement School, Chesterbrook Academy,
Carolina Kids Academy, Parkway Headstart,
Bryson Christian Montessori

Regular Educator
* Plan and execute lessons for 2-3 graders-reading, math, writing, science, soci
al studies, etc.
Special Education Teacher
* Provided all aspects of teaching for special needs children
* Taught all subjects
* Worked in inclusion class and as a pull out resource
* Provided more self contained structure for more severely special needs student
s
* Wrote IEPs
* Designed behavior plans
* Provided testing to qualify children for services
* Provided testing to compare students with their peers
Assistant Teacher
* Provided assistance for teachers in classroom settings
* Assisted in the learning processes by helping students with learning needs
* Created games, educational aids to assist in the learning process
* Copied work for students to do (practice learning)
Substitute Teacher
* Served as a substitute teacher for various grades and educational levels
* Carried out daily plans left by regular teachers
* Long and short term teaching for staff who were absent: Reedy Creek music teac
her, Avesboro BEH teacher, etc
Infant/ Preschool Teacher
* Taught all preschool ages
* Cared for infants physical needs
* Worked with toddlers to improve interpersonal skills
* Instructed older preschoolers in pre reading and math skills
* Provided swimming lessons during summer camps
Detailed dates and school systems upon request
1996-1997 Vision Therapist Dr. Robert Toler, Apex, NC
* Dealt with eye discomfort and disorders
* Taught patients (especially children) how to read and be more at ease with eye
s and vision
* Tested and assessed progress as patients progressed through their therapy
* Worked primarily with elementary age patients
1983-1988 Division Clerk (Clerical) Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC
* Worked as division clerk for Neonatal Intensive Care Nersury
* Followed up doctor's orders for lab work, blood, and care of critically ill ba
bies, premature babies
* Ordered unit supplies
* Served as comfort source or listener for parents who were in a lot of pain whi
le their youngsters struggled to live/ died.
1977-1983 Home Day Care-Owner Greensboro, NC
* Provided care for preschool age children
* Provided transportation for preschoolers to and from Headstart program, presch
ool program, UNC-G speech program, etc.
* Served children in my care nutritious meals, connected to Child Care Food Prog
ram
* Cared for 5-12 children over 2shifts
Education Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education-1974
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
* Graduated with honors
Masters Degree in Special Education- 1990
North Carolina State University, Raleigh
* Specialized in Learning Disabilities
* Minor in Psychology
* Graduated with honors

References Available Upon Request