Andrea Munoz

Early Childhood Educator

Location

Miami, Florida

Andrea Munoz

About Me

Nurturing, creative, and enthusiastic individual who utilizes exceptional teaching skills and methods to motivate and help children achieve their full potential at everything they envision.

Key Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in teaching early childhood education classes for ages 2-5 using the Reggio Emilia approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain safe and motivating surroundings for young children
  • Effective skills in providing information to parents about child development
  • Well experienced in supporting the social and emotional development of children
  • Computer literate with extensive software proficiency covering a wide variety of applications.
  • Bilingual. Fluid in English and Spanish.
  • Highly adaptable, mobile, positive and always with a can-do attitude.
  • Cleverness to immediately learn new strategies and create them too.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to assist young children in nurturing empathy to become global competent

Education

Florida International University

Florida International University,
Miami. FL.

06/2011 – 05/2014

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education - Early Childhood Development Track

Degree Honors: Cum Laude



Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College,
Miami, FL.

08/2008 - 05/2011

Associate in Science degree in Early Childhood Education (Dean's List)

Associate in Arts degree in Early Childhood Education (Dean's List)



Doral Academy Charter High School

Doral Academy Charter High School

08/2004 – 07/2008.

Graduated with honors. (3.8 GPA)

Work Experience

    The Joy of Learning

    Teacher
    2010-Present

    Tutor

    2010-Present

    Positive Realty Inc.

    Assistant
    2008 - 2009

    Day Care Provider

    Babysitter
    2005 - Present

Certifications / Professional Development / Awards

  • Florida Child Care Professional Certificate
    (FCCPC - formerly CDA)
    View certificate

  • Florida Department of Children and Families Staff Credential Verification (3660926)
    View certificate

  • Child Care Facility 40 Hour Training

  • CPR and First Aid Certified

  • Member of the Golden Key International Honor Society

  • Attended the IV Visible Thinking Conference in Early Childhood.
    Florida International University. April 2013.

  • Presented at the 58th Annual FLAEYC Conference.
    Orlando, Florida. October 23-26, 2014.
    View certificate

  • Presented at the International Visible Thinking Conference.
    "Learning by Thinking"
    Florida International University. March 12-14, 2015.
    View article
  • Presented “Nurturing Empathy in Young Children” for Phi Delta Kappa Biennial Research Symposium “Social Justice and Advocacy through Educational Research” at Barry University.
    February 1, 2014. View certificate View program

  • “Nurturing Empathy in Young Children” for Harvard Graduate School - Project Zero educational research. How and Where does Learning Thrive? February 13-15, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. View website

  • Presented “Nurturing Empathy in Young Children” for Harvard Graduate School - Project Zero educational research. Making, Thinking, Understanding.
    October 10-12, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. View website View certificate

  • “Nurturing Empathy in Pre-School” article published in the Doral Family Journal on April 27, 2014. No. 66.
    Page 26 Read article

  • “The Joy of Learning nurturing Empathy in Pre-K3 & Pre-K4” article published in the Doral Family Journal on March 09, 2014. No. 63.
    Page 24 Read article

  • Presented in The Global Summit on Childhood: “Using Visible Thinking Routines to Nurture Empathy in Young Children”
    April 10-13, 2014. Vancouver, Canada.
    Read article

Additional Information / Skills

  • Honor mention for a perfect attendance throughout high school.
  • English and Spanish knowledgeable with Cambridge University training.
  • Honor award at college graduation for a well maintained GPA (3.8)
  • Developed and implemented daily lesson plans for children 2-5
  • Administered evaluations and analyzed student performance
  • Fostered a classroom environment conducive to learning and promoting excellent student/teacher interaction.
  • Conducted parent conferences.
  • Helped students to see the world from different perspectives

Contact Me

Location

Miami, Florida