MARIA D. FISCHESSER
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OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position within an organization that will enable me to utilize my skills as well as learn new skills and grow within that organization.
•CPI Trained and Certified (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention - completed hours of training).
•Computer Proficient in Windows and all related software programs Microsoft Office XP and Professional (Word, Excel, Power Point, ACT Database, Peachtree Accounting,Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint).
•Proficient in using the internet.
•Excellent telephone and communication skills.
•Honest, hardworking, enthusiastic and a team player.
•Professional, detail oriented, organized and dedicated.
•Translator for Parent Conferences and ARDs as well as translating forms and correspondence into Spanish for the elementary school.
August, -June , :
Paraprofessional in PPCD/Early Childhood Class - Huffman Independent School District (Ben Bowen Elementary)
•Take Data and perform Discreet Trials with students. ( students)
•Assist classroom teacher with the days lesson plans.
•Take Daily Attendance on computer and perform all computer related work.
•Assist in maintaining program books and performed all daily functions within the classroom.
•Assist other teachers when needed in translating for ESL children.
December, - May, :
Office Manager/Customer Service Manager/Marketing Representative, Bates Custom & Collision - Baytown, Texas
•Reconciled Accounts Payable.
•Coordinated All Shop meetings.
•Coordinated all travel arrangements.
•Assisted in the education classes for Insurance Agents, Claims Representatives, and adjusters offered by the company.
•Assisted in the annual American Cancer Relay for Life.
•Maintained the company’s database.
•Coordinated with Insurance Companies on payments and repairs.
•Set up all new repair jobs and provided complete customer service
•Maintained office supply inventory and ordering of such.
•Interacted with customers, vendors, adjusters, rental and insurance companies.
•Marketed company’s services to all insurance agents, insurance offices and local businesses.
•Responsible for the hiring and termination of such employees.
•Complete office management.
Special Events Manager, Epic Special Events - Houston, Texas
•Assisted in the coordination of special events and caterings.
•Responsible for external/internal correspondence.
•Typed proposals and menus.
•Interacted with all vendors.
•Aided Comptroller with checks, event vendor files and spreadsheets.
•Booked all entertainment.
•Oversaw staff on such caterings and events.
•Applied for Health and TABC permits.
•Responsible for invoicing clients.
•Interacted with the Mayor’s office, city council members and the City of Houston Parks and Recreation.
•Coordinated with the Houston Police Department for security on events.
•Answered all incoming calls.
(phone hidden): High School Diploma, Las Cruces High School, Las Cruces, New Mexico - GPA - . Some college work completed, Dallas, Texas
th Annual Early Childhood Winter Conference - January , - Credit Hours
ABC’s of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) - February , - . Credit Hours
Autism Summer Institute - Parents and Educators Working Together - June -, - Credit Hours
Violence Prevention/Weapons Concealment and Detection Training - March , - Credit Hours
ARD Interpreter Training - May , - Huffman I.S.D.
Received the Galaxy Award for Outstanding Performance as Member of the Ben Bowen Elementary Autism Team - May ,
Academic and Behavior Interventions - August , - Credit Hours
Early Childhood, Inclusion, Instructional Strategies (Region ) - August , - Credit Hours
Data Collection - Staff Development Certificate, Huffman Independent School District - Credit Hours
Available upon request.