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Kendall Woodard Frye

1655 20
th
Ave Dr. NE,
Apartment 54
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 460-2546 | kendall.woodard@alumni.lr.edu
Digital Portfolio: kfryeportfolio.weebly.com

EMPLOYMENT Passionate, service-centered and goal-driven care provider with Special Needs and K-12 experience, eager
OBJECTIVE: to take the next step to a Lateral-Entry position as an EC Teacher in the General Curriculum.

EDUCATION: Graduate Certificate, Special Education University of North Carolina at Charlotte
August 2015 Charlotte, NC

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Lenoir-Rhyne University
December 2012 (GPA: 3.8; Magna Cum Laude) Hickory, NC

Associate of Arts, Liberal Studies and Humanities McDowell Technical CC
August 2010 (GPA: 3.7; Graduated with High Honors) Marion, NC

EXPERIENCE:
July 2011 present Behavior Specialist/Direct Care Provider Destiny Management, Inc.
Work 1-on-1 with child and adult clients with
developmental and behavioral disabilities, focusing
specifically on personal care, and community outreach
goals.
Monitor the well-being and safety of clients,
encourage self esteem, and assist clients in
mainstreaming to become increasingly independent.
Completed workshop in client rights and
confidentiality.
Maintain daily/weekly documentation
concerning the progress of clients toward academic,
home, and community goals.

July 2012 present Robotics Teacher CyberKids Robotics

December 2012 June 2013 Substitute Teacher McDowell County Schools
Performed related duties of a teacher to provide continuity in the day-to-day responsibilities of teachers.
August 2012 December 2012 Counseling Intern The Cognitive Connection


Completed 150 hour clinical internship.
Participated in and led therapeutic group

Clerical duties, including but not limited to
word processing, Excel, phone calls, and


sessions.
Maintained client confidentiality.

organization of client information in Alpha
database.
Communicated with staff and clients


regularly.

August 2011 December 2011 Intern Play Again Therapy
Observed and assisted Occupational Therapy sessions with children with varying handicaps
Completed 50 hours of supervised internship.

December 2009 July 2010 21
st
Century Program Tutor McDowell County Schools

Coordinated academic activities for students
in grades 1-4.

Communicated between parents, teachers, and
students
Coordinated student computer program use
for individual educational development
Assisted children with homework, physical
activity, reading, and math lessons.


Instruct students grades 3-8 in Clerical duties including but not limited to e-

building and programming robots aligning mail communication, phone calls, word

with the CCSS. processing, Excel, and scheduling organization
Provide supplemental mathematics, science, of robot teams.

and critical thinking skills.

Maintain positive communication and working


relationships.

Honors and
Awards: Presidents List, Lenoir-Rhyne University
Secretary, Psi Chi International Honor Society
Member, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Coats North America Scholar

Community Activities: Volunteer, Camp Funshine for the Mentally and Developmentally Challenged
Volunteer, Relay for Life of McDowell County, NC
Intern/Volunteer, McDowell Co. Exceptional Children
Referee, First Lego League Robotics Championships

References: Mrs. Grace Thomas, Qualified Professional / EC Teacher (Self-Contained)
Destiny Management Inc., Drexel, NC / West Marion Elementary School, Marion, NC
Phone: (828) 442-9860 / (828) 738-3025 | E-mail: grace.thomas@mcdowell.k12.nc.us

Mrs. Joanne Chase, Exceptional Childrens Teacher (Department Chair)
Newton-Conover High School, Newton, NC
Phone: (828) 244-0301 | E-mail: joanne_chase@nccs.k12.nc.us

Geri Garrity, Qualified Professional
Destiny Management, Inc., Drexel, NC
Phone: (828) 391-8282 | E-mail: gerigarrity@destinymanagement.ws