Event ManagerGulfside Art & Science AcademyJun 2017 – Present Plan & Manage all events, field trips, and educational travel for a large homeschool group in central Florida.
Committee Chair / Director (elected), Board of DirectorsStreamwood Chamber Of Commerce1999 – 2006I was an active member and volunteered on, or managed, many committees over the years, including: Marketing, Golf Outing, Ambassador, Membership, ChamberFest and more.
I was an elected Director on the Board of Directors from 2001-2004
Teacher AssistantLocal Schools1998 – 2017 As a Teacher Assistant, Helper - I have taught, assisted with, and tested children in classes: art, reading, math, grammar, library, etc. As a Room Parent, I have planned and managed events and parties, chaperoned field trips, helped in the lunchroom and recess and other various projects as needed.Streamwood Park District Preschool, Streamwood, ILSt. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Streamwood, ILOakhill Elementary, Streamwood, ILHeritage Elementary, Streamwood, ILTefft Middle School, Streamwood, ILTrinity Lutheran Preschool Co-op, Kenosha, WINash Elementary, Kenosha, WITrinity Oaks Elementary, Trinity, FL
Various RolesLocal Churches2002 – Present Volunteer on a regular basis, and also as-needed basis, in children's areas - nursery/daycare, Sunday School class, special events, cleaning, kitchen helper, assisting in various ways.First Baptist Church, Winthrop Harbor, ILWillow Creak Community Church, South Barrington, ILBeach Community Church, Beach Park, ILGenerations Community Church, Trinity, FL
Adopt-A-Park volunteerStreamwood Park District1999 – 2010 Adopt-A-Park volunteer for Anniversary Park - 164 LaSalle Road, Streamwood, ILPark Cleanup and beautification
Other Volunteer Endeavors through various organizations:
Keep Pinellas Beautiful
SALT of Trinity Homeschool Group
Home Ed Portfolio Review CommitteePasco County SchoolsOct 2021 – Present Serve as a support to newly enrolled homeschool/home ed students and their families. Provide encouragement and feedback to families, related to program progress.