Upper Darby, PA
Searching for a part time, work from home, position in
graphic art and design. I currently hail from Upper Darby, PA,
but spend most of my time in Southern NJ.
About Wendy McMenamin
I'm a Born again, Spirit filled Believer in the Messiah Yeshua who loves to laugh, sing, and dance, as well as, write and recite poetry.
I enjoy anything creative. I've been married to my husband Tom for twenty six years, and have two grown, and married step-children, and four step-grand children. I grew up in Pennsauken, NJ, I graduated from Pennsauken High School, in 1977, and then enrolled in the Dental Assistant program at Lyons Technical Institute in Cherry Hill , NJ, next I attended Vocational Technical School in Berlin, NJ, through which I was certified in Dental Radiation. Changing direction, I then enrolled at Community College of Philadelphia, where I sharpened my skill in ASL (American Sign Language). I held Assistant teacher/Teacher positions in four different Daycare centers in a span of about twenty years. wanting to further explore my creative expression, and sensing being led by the Holy Spirit, I enrolled, attended, and graduated from Anthem Institute. I have participated in various choirs, dance, drama, and other creative workshops. And still active in Camden County's Poetry in the Park. Through which I became a Published Poet in a contest for best love poem on 2/14/11.
Photoshop,Illustrator,Quark Express, InDesign, Digital Print, Dreamweaver, FlashMax, 3DMax, After Effects, PHP, Design Basics,Typography, Color Theory. American Sign Language, I speak some Hebrew, Israeli Folk, Davidic, and Interpretive,Dance, Puppetry, Poetry. My voice part is first soprano, I design banners using hand embroidery.
Wendy's Work Experience
Floating teacher's Assistant, The Goddard School
Assisted Teachers in multiple aspects of classroom curriculum, activites, led students in various art and craft projects, dance, and movement exercises. Supervised children during indoor, and outdoor play, snack, nap, and lunch. set out mats/bedding for naptime,changed countless diapers. Designed decor for monthly themes for classroom bulletin boards, hallway, and lobby. Taught children Sign Language.
Interpreter for the Deaf, Burlington County College
This was a one time assignment. Burlington County College was having an Awards Banquet, and needed someone to interpret for a woman who was hard of hearing. I was compensated for the evening, plus gas mileage.
Teacher, Joyful Noise Christian School
Assisted other Teachers in the morning with their classroom curriculum, and outdoor activities. Supervised children during play, lunch,first half of nap, and snack times. During second half of nap, the four year olds, and some really well behaved older three year olds, would come down stairs with me, as I led them in early afternoon activities such as teaching them ASL, using songs and games,as well as craft projects. One of the students greatly benefited from this as he was having difficulty in recognizing the alphabet in sequence. About a month after being in my Sign Language sessions, I was informed by the head teacher, that his mother took him back to his therapist, and he improved in his cognitive one on one letter recognition.I designed monthly themes for classroom bulletin boards. And taught them simple dances,and movement.
Teacher's Assistant , First Baptist Christian Daycare and School
Centre St, in Merchantville, NJ
Assisted Teacher in all classroom curriculum.Supervised children during walks, play, snack, lunch, and nap. Taught songs in ASL, and instructed students on how to properly handle arts and craft materials to express themselves more effectively.read story books to children, changing my voice to fit the characters, for dramatic effect.
Teacher's Assistant, Respond Inc.
While supervising the children during playtime, nap time, and snack, I taught them songs in ASL, read to them, instructed the children on how to properly handle art and craft materials to better express themselves, Set out cots for nap time, aided students getting their coats hats,and mittens on and off, assisted teacher with all classroom curriculum. assisted in designing monthly themes for classroom bulletin boards.
Diploma, Anthem Institute 2008
had to quit in 1986 , Community College of Philadelphia 1986
I only took one course. , Camden County College 1988
Diploma + Dental Radiation License, Vocational Technical School 1979
Diploma, Lyon's Technical Institute 1978