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Desmond Ailitest

Trainer II

Moorhead, MN Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Education Coordinator (218) 335-8345

Miles willing to travel
150
Time of day
Both Daytime and Evening
Schedule Availability
Both weekdays and weekends
Primary Language
English
Training Language(s)
English/No translation needed

I am a trainer in the Positive Indian Parenting Curriculum. I hold a BA in Child Development, from Concordia University, St Paul, MN I currently work for Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Leech Lake Early Childhood Programs, as the Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator. I have 23 years of experience working in the early childhood field, in positions such as home visitor, infant, toddler, and preschool teachers, assistant childcare director, and childcare director. I am a tribal member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.

Age Group Expertise

Infants Toddlers Preschoolers Adults

Knowledge and Competency Framework

I: Child Development and Learning II.A: Creating Positive Learning Experiences II.B: Promoting Cognitive Development II.C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development II.D: Promoting Physical Development II.E: Promoting Creative Development III: Relationships with Families IV.A: Observing, Recording and Assessing Development IV.B: Assessing and Using Information to Plan IV.C: Assessing and Using Information to Enhance and Maintain Program Quality V: Historical and Contemporary Development of Early Childhood Education VI: Professionalism VII.A: Establishing Healthy Practices VII.B: Ensuring Safety VII.C: Providing Healthy Nutrition

Other Competencies

Adult Education: Delivery for Trainers CDA - Effective Program Operation CDA - Maintaining Professionalism CDA - Observing and Recording Behavior CDA - Physical and Intellectual Development CDA - Principles of Child Growth and Development CDA - Productive Family Relationships CDA - Safe Healthy Learning Environment CDA - Social and Emotional Development

Higher Education

Bachelor's Degree
Concordia University, St. Paul
Child Development
Certificate/Credential for Credit
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate
Some College
University of Minnesota - Duluth
Fifth Year Licensure

Additional Credentials

CPR
American Heart Association
First Aid
American Heart Association
Trainer Academy