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Ms. Mel of Many Hats & ReadCountCraft.com

With true Ms. Mel style, I’m unable to summarize so here’s an ABOUT ME Itemized List.

Home: Klamath Falls Oregon

Informal experience:

  • Successfully Raised severely mentally ill son to independent adult.
  • Preschool Inner City Kids Program
  • Established Church Clothing Bank
  • Taught All ages craft classes
  • Taught jewelry classes
  • Volunteered during AIDS crisis
  • Volunteered for Seniors
  • Volunteered at Art Gallery
  • NAMI certified

Formal Experience:

  • Teacher’s Aide
  • Daycare Centers
  • Home Daycare
  • Senior Adult Foster Homes
  • Mentally and Physically challenged Adult Foster Homes
  • Home Health Care
  • U.S. Army Admin Specialist (85-89)
  • Nanny
  • PRE-K Ready for Kindergarten
  • CPR (all ages)
  • Spark Step 7 (ECE)
  • ALICE (mass shooter)
  • Non violent protection course (mentally challenged adult home)
  • Early Childhood Education certificate
  • Paraprofessional Certificate
  • A.S. degree

Experiential Areas:

  • Behavior Modification
  • Art Therapy
  • Delayed Speech
  • Educational Psychology
  • ADHD
  • Aspberger’s (me)
  • Bipolar
  • BPD (me)
  • PTSD(me)

Makers gonna make:

  • Cards
  • Gnomes
  • Bead work
  • Traditional (pre- 1840) native american and mountain man items
  • Felt animals
  • Mixed mediums: acrylics, oil pastels, drawing, Canva etc
  • Dream Catchers
  • Jewelry (stringing/wire-work)
  • Moccasins

Pursuits:

  • Teaching
  • Bird-watching
  • Training my big dog
  • Podcasts
  • Collecting Oregon History books
  • Collecting Children Books
  • Zen Christian Naturalist
  • Mental Health Wellness
  • Simplicity