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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

I believe that I would be a strong addition to the Lubbock ISD family because of my 19 years of experience working with a diverse-range of students. Currently, I am the Adapted Physical Education teacher at Austin ISD covering the southwest and southeast territory which includes 20 schools total. I excel at behavior modification, differentiated instruction and curriculum development. I take a non-competitive approach to P.E. in the hope that all students can find a way to enjoy being active. Here are some of my other professional highlights:

Education
Texas State University San Marcos, TX Expected in Master of Education : Special Education/Reading - GPA :
Angelo State University San Angelo, TX Expected in Bachelor of Science : Psychology/Kinesiology - GPA :
Certifications

All Level Physical Education (PK-12)

Elementary Self-Contained (1-8)

Generic Special Education (PK-12)

Skills
  • Exercise knowledge of students with disabilities.
  • Problem Solving Skills.
  • Differential Instruction
  • Progress Tracking
  • Flexibility
  • Program Management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Technology integration
Work History
Primrose School - Adapted PE Teacher
Lake Dallas, TX, 08/2005 - Current
  • Included elementary students with severe disabilities in a general physical education environment and direct service to students not able to perform with peers in a general physical education environment due to sensory issues.
  • Working with students with physical and cognitive disabilities in inclusion P.E.
  • Classes.
  • Provided specialized instructional techniques such as modifications and adaptations to physical education curriculum and equipment based on student’s strengths, weakness, and unique learning needs.
  • Administered Test of Gross Motor Skill-2, Motor Activity Assessment, and Competency Testing for Adapted Physical Education to evaluate students in need of possible Adapted PE services.
  • Noted student progress through progress reports, observations, and 3 year re-evaluations.
  • Provided students positive feedback to encourage them to stay active and healthy outside of Physical Education class.
  • Consistent written and verbal communication with parents.
  • Prepared, implemented, and evaluated an annual education plan for each student based on individual assessed needs and documented each plan into both SEEDS and Accelify programs.
  • Scheduled nine schools into a three-day special area rotation to provide students Adapted PE services in a general physical education environment to perform with peers and a self-contained setting for those not able to attend a general education PE class.
  • Collaborated with physical educators, life skill teachers, district specialist, and paraprofessionals working with students in a self-contained and inclusion setting.
  • Supervised paraprofessionals as assigned.
  • Continued professional growth through observations of peers, exchanging ideas with district staff, attending in-service training, workshops, and meeting to stay current with Adapted PE practices and district goals.
Paredes Middle School - Life Skill Teacher
City, STATE, 05/2002 - 08/2005
  • Serviced children with severe to moderate disabilities created an environment so that non-verbal students could communicate using communication devices and basic sign language.
  • Assisted general education teachers with modifications in academic subjects as well as elective classes for life skill and resource students, so that it was possible for them to participate in an inclusive environment.
  • Organized time, space, and resources to balance heavy workloads and stringent deadlines.
  • Recognize the need for appropriate pacing and delay time to ensure all students understood.
  • Noted student progress through the use of a criterion chart, progress reports, State Developed Alternative Assessment scores, the Functional Skills Screening Inventory, and 3 year re-evaluations.
  • Cultivated parent involvement through consistent written and verbal communication, inviting classroom participation.
  • Talent for capturing students interest in learning by providing support and guidance.
  • Developed and maintained effective, positive working relationships with co-workers, administration, and district specialist.
  • Identified students' individual needs and developed curriculum to accommodate different learning styles, maximizing student comprehension.
  • Established comfortable, student focused, two-way communication that empowered students to enjoy the learning process.
  • Maintain productive learning environment by stating classroom rules, holding students accountable for their actions, and implementing consistent and fair consequences.
Blackshear Elem - Resource Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 05/2002
  • Serviced children with moderate disabilities and created a positive learning environment for them through differentiated instruction to fit their individual needs.
  • Assisted general education teachers with modifications in academic subjects for resource students, so that it was possible for them to participate in an inclusive environment.
  • Organized time, space, and resources to balance heavy workloads and stringent deadlines.
  • Recognize the need for appropriate pacing and delay time to ensure all students understood.
  • Noted student progress through the use of a criterion chart, progress reports, State Developed Alternative Assessment scores, and 3 year re-evaluations.
  • Cultivated parent involvement through consistent written and verbal communication, inviting classroom participation.
  • Talent for capturing students interest in learning by providing support and guidance.
  • Developed and maintained effective, positive working relationships with co-workers, administration, and district specialist.
  • Identified students' individual needs and developed curriculum to accommodate different learning styles, maximizing student comprehension.
  • Established comfortable, student focused, two-way communication that empowered students to enjoy the learning process.
  • Maintain productive learning environment by stating classroom rules, holding students accountable for their actions, and implementing consistent and fair consequences.
  • I enjoy communicating and collaborating with other teachers, therapists, administrators, parents and paraprofessionals.
  • I am always looking for ways to improve my teaching methods and to challenge myself.

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School Attended

  • Texas State University
  • Angelo State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Adapted PE Teacher
  • Life Skill Teacher
  • Resource Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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