Friday, March 11, 2011


Stephanie Anne Brown BAA (CHYS)

Bachelor of Education: Elementary
 May 2012

Bachelor of Applied Arts in Child and Youth Development
Mount Saint Vincent University, Bedford, May 2009

High School Diploma
Sir John A. Macdonald High School, Hubley, June 2004

Certification:Valid Nova Scotia Teaching License
Level 3 ECE
Up to date First Aid and CPR
High 5 Developmental
Food Safety Training
Child Abuse and Awareness Protocol
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
Suicide Intervention

Professional Development:
School Aged: Much More Than Behavioural Management NSCC 2009

Practicum Experience:

Grade 5 Grosvenor-Wentworth Elementary
Sept 2011-May 2012

Grade 2 Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Elementary
Sept 2010-May 2011

Grade 1-2 Split Class- Halifax Christian Academy
Timberlea Location January- April 2008
Grade 5- Halifax Christian Academy
Timberlea Location – April- May 2007
Preschool/ Autism Support – Mount Saint Vincent DayCare
Bedford- May-June 2007
Preschool- Lakeside Childcare Center
Lakeside-January- March 2007
Paid Subbing as well

Applicable Professional Experience:
(Reference phone numbers available upon request)

Raina the Halifax
Children's educator and entertainer

It Takes a Village Day CareMay 2012-Sept 2012 Substitute

Lakeside Childcare Center
May 2009-August 2010 (with additional subbing 2011)

Chapter’s Bayers Lake: Children’s Section CER
June 2007- May 2009

Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery
December 2004- 2009, 2011-2012
Gallery Attendant
Also sat on the advisory committee for MSVU Art

Parks and Recreation Halifax
Lakeside Recreational Center Summer Daycamps
Summer 2004, 2005, 2006
Inclusion staff with special focus on campers with special needs

Applicable Volunteer Work:

Director: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate FactoryEGWPS 2012

Affirmation Youth Group Sacred Heart Church
Responsible for a wide range of activities at varying time lengths including
organizing and participating in Youth Mass, organizing and participating in
youth retreats and programs, community out reach, creating, organizing and
participating in youth specific activities and
hospitality days, fund raising including organizing and participating in bottle
drives and yard sales. Included planning, organizing, and running aspects of
church day camps with special focus on music. Ages range from 11-18. Required
general training. Commitment level dependent on activities.
Reference: Wayne Clattenburg

Steubenville Atlantic Youth Conference
Summer 2007, 2008
Female chaperone responsible for 5 young women aged 13-18 for duration of
weekend long conference. Supply emotional support and maintain conference
rules. Organizing and participating in various fundraising activities to support
trip. Required specific training.
Reference: Wayne Clattenburg

Lifeteen Halifax Youth Program
Previously of St. Theresa’s Parish 2004- 2008
Program planning and execution of programs over a weekly period of time for
about 10 hours a week every week except Christmas and New Years. Programs
focus on ages 13-18 covering various developmentally appropriate materials
using drama, music, group work, and circle time. Required specific leadership
oriented training.
Reference: Brad MacKinnon

Religious Education
Sacred Heart Parish 2001-2007
Program planning and execution based on church teaching and developmental
appropriateness. Weekly 3 hour commitment to classes of about 10-15 ranging
from preschool to grade 5 separately each year. Yearly training.
Reference: Sister Elizabeth

Development and Peace: International Youth Awareness of Social Justice
Sacred Heart Parish 2001-2005 and Halifax Archdiocese
Program planning, organizing, chaperoning, fundraising, and program
execution based on current social justice issues and relation of issues to youth.
Weekend retreats mirror programs such as “The 30 Hour Hungry” with focus on
not only fasting but educating. Initial retreat requires a weekend of time but
planning takes months to ensure developmental appropriateness and consistency.
Ages range from 12 and up. Occasionally require chaperoning to outside
resources. Yearly training.

Important Note:

List of further professional and volunteer experience as well as further references available upon request.