assistant principal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Executive Profile

Organized administrative leader with hands-on experience in multiple levels of Educational management such as Principal, Assistant Principal and District Administrator. Collaborative change agent with strong communication, decision-making and time management abilities.

Skill Highlights
  • Motivational leadership style
  • Staff development
  • Partnership development
  • Change management
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Complex problem solving
Core Accomplishments

Developed programs to support student learning in the areas of STEM and the Arts resulting in multi-million dollar partnerships with civic; state; and community organizations.

Professional Experience
Assistant Principal, 06/2014 to Current
Bay City School DistrictBay City, MI,
  • Assistant Principal
  • Curriculum & Instruction Leader.
  • Development and implementation of Master Schedule
  • Supervision of Counseling, English, Foreign Language, Advanced Placement, and English Learner Departments
  • Redesign of student registration process; Open House; Career Day resulting in increased efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Teacher evaluations and support.
Administrator, 06/2010 to 06/2014
UsmmMilwaukee, WI,
  • Administered and developed support programs for K-12 schools to foster College and Career Readiness.
  • Partnership development for multiple outside agencies to support areas such as credit recovery; STEM; Visual and Performing Arts.
  • Staff development for K-12 Counselors and STEM Teachers
  • LCAP Strategy design for Student support programs.
  • Management of over $1M budget.
  • Implementation of vision and leadership for college and career readiness programs support: Advanced Placement College Board, AVID, Math Engineering Science (MESA-STEM).
  • Manage/develop/design College Centers at 11 Secondary School Sites.
  • Develop Academic Partnerships for 39 schools.
  • Support School Administrators for Secondary school sites in creating a college going culture.
  • Assessment, development, and implementation of Professional Development for Counselors and Teaching Staff.
  • Fund raising and grant writing in financial support of district programs.
Principal, 06/2008 to 06/2010
CarlyleWashington, DC,
  • Lead teacher teams to 48-65% increase in API/AYP measurement of academic preparedness.
  • Managed 85 employees, 1100 6-8th grade students, 55% English Language Learners
  • Managed over $1M school budget
  • Redesign and Implementation of Professional Learning Communities teams designed for student achievement
  • Engaged community volunteers for campus beautification resulting in over $250,000 in donated renovations.
Assistant Principal, 11/2007 to 05/2008
Bay City School DistrictBay City, MI,
  • Curriculum & Instruction leader for 1400 students/103 employees, 43% English Learners, 46% Foster Care
  • Implementation of professional development
  • Implemented student site testing
  • Revised CAHSEE testing strategy resulting in 45% increase in passing.
  • Audit Team leader for Western Association of Schools & Colleges
  • Developed Master Schedule.
Assistant Principal, 08/2006 to 10/2007
Bay City School DistrictBay City, MI,
  • Discipline director for 2800 students 151 employees, 61% English Learners, 38% Foster Care
  • Evaluated Counselor Team; Social Studies; CTE/ROP Department
  • Facilities management of 63 acre campus/Security Personnel
  • Developed Technology Plan
  • Implementation of newly formed 9th Grade Academy.
  • Principal of Summer School
Head Counselor/Federal Programs Liaison , 08/2004 to 08/2006
Dcmo BocesMasonville, NY,
  • Lead Counselor for 1600 students
  • Liaison to administration and teachers for Federally funded programs
  • Assisted with academic goal setting and personal counseling requirements for 500+ students
  • Implementation of Student Services partnerships
  • Utilization of Master Schedule
  • Established business scholarship program in conjunction with Southern California Edison at the USC summer institute
  • Assisted with problem solving for critical parent issues
Project Coordinator/Teacher on Special Assignment, 02/1999 to 08/2004
Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI,
  • Projects Coordinator of Skills Assessment & Evaluation Program for a 17,000+-student/22 schools
  • Managed new mandated program No Child Left Behind (NCLB) District wide Supplemental Intervention Services Program.
  • Implemented CCR Compliance Review Audit for GATE and High School Site Plan.
  • Managed School-to-Career/Tech Prep Program activities for school site and LA County Office of Education
  • Budgetary review and implementation for Career-Vocational Education Program
  • Teacher ­ high school areas of Retail Marketing, Math, Computer technology and Self-Esteem.
  • Developed mentor programs and internship opportunities for high school students.
Career Counselor, 2002 to 2005
University Of VermontBurlington, VT,
  • Developed academic and goal setting strategies while counseling college students in the area of career exploration and achievement.
  • Instructor for college level Human/Career Development Courses for adult students.
Adjunct Professor, 06/2002 to 01/2007
Santa Monica CollegeCity, STATE,
  • Instructor of College Success Course.
  • Assisting students with career and personal goals for life skills success.
Counselor, 2000 to 2002
Spirit Family ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Provided Counseling services for juvenile and adult groups on Probation via Los Angeles County Courts.
  • Implemented Drug Testing and rehabilitation counseling Liaison between support organizations/resources for clients.
  • Communicated with local agencies, schools, churches, courts and employers regarding client involvement and attendance in programs.
  • Provided Family Therapy and individual children's counseling.
Master of Science: Marriage and Family Counseling , Expected in to California State University - Long Beach, CA
Pupil Personal Services Credential: School Counseling, Expected in to National University - Los Angeles, CA

Administrative Credential

Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in to DePaul University - Chicago, Illinois

Over 20 years in Education and corporate marketing in areas such as school management, team collaboration leadership, technology, fund raising, change agent, Academic leader and community partnerships.

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School Attended

  • California State University
  • National University
  • DePaul University

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Principal
  • Administrator
  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • Head Counselor/Federal Programs Liaison
  • Project Coordinator/Teacher on Special Assignment
  • Career Counselor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Counselor


  • Master of Science
  • Pupil Personal Services Credential
  • Bachelor of Science

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