Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Goal-oriented [Job Title] driven to help students focus on learning by maintaining discipline and equipping teachers with successful classroom strategies.

  • Discipline Management
  • Middle School Education
  • School Administration
  • Training and Development
  • Teaching
  • Scheduling
  • Staff Development
  • Lesson Planning
  • Data Analysis
  • Curriculum Development
  • Staff Management
  • Standardized Testing
  • Prioritization
  • Educational Programs
Work History
Assistant Principal, 07/2018 - Current
Youth Villages Jasper, IN,
  • Partnered with Principal to develop new grading practices to align with vision and goals of the district.
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through the iObservation platform.
  • Monitored student behavior, grades and enforced discipline policies.
  • Initiated and provided training to staff on the PBIS Rewards platform to provide incentives for students along with provide data to the staff.
  • Collaborated with administrators, counselors, teachers, parents, and staff to create appropriate interventions to help students' Social Emotional well-being as well as academic needs.
  • Led committee meetings that focus on grading practices, , and Tier II interventions.
  • Modeled Professional Learning Community (PLC) practices to various inter-disciplinary and content specific teams.
  • Acted as a member of various Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) committees, including the Behavior Intervention Team.
  • Monitored grades weekly and implement immediate interventions to help students earn success in the classroom.
  • Built productive relationships with parents of students facing difficult situations at school or at home.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Modeled expected and appropriate leadership to promote teaching staff and administrative personnel's positive interaction with students and families.
  • Defined and enforced student academic achievement standards in line with district goals and objectives.
  • Reviewed and selected curriculum and technology resources.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Met with parents to discuss student performance and behavioral issues.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Established instructional practices driven by statistical performance data.
  • Acted as principal as needed for day-to-day running of school as well as key decision making.
  • Maintained records for school, district, state, and federal requirements.
  • Supported human resources operations, including hiring, training, disciplinary action and termination in compliance with legal guidelines and requirements.
  • Encouraged interdepartmental and cross-functional teams collaboration in development and support of student activities, programs and lessons.
  • Enforced disciplinary policy for both students and faculty.
  • Administered standardized tests to evaluate student performance and progress.
  • Oversaw scheduling, orientation, and other support areas.
  • Planned and implemented professional development programs.
  • Instructed small groups of teachers and students.
  • Interpreted district mandates and translated into actionable policies.
Teacher, 08/2016 - 07/2018
Ymca Twin Cities Maplewood, MN,
  • Social Studies Department Chair and 8th grade United States History Teacher
  • Served on the following committees: Positive Behavior Intervention System Committee Member, Curriculum Committee Member, Department Hiring Committee
  • Assisted with student organizations: National Junior Honor Society, Youth and Government, and Builders Club
  • Implemented National History Day with Honors students
  • Use of Donors Choose to purchase virtual reality headsets
  • Recipient of Deer Creek Foundations Grant for class set of breakout boxes
  • Lead and applied Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in department meetings
  • Use of technology in the classroom: Mastery Connect, Google Applications, Thinglink, Adobe, Infinite Campus
  • Established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers, and administrative staff.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Attended Standards-Based Grading training along with piloting innovative grading practices
Teacher, 08/2013 - 07/2016
Ymca Twin Cities Rochester, MN,
  • 7th- 8th grade Social Studies: Geography, U.S. History, Current Events, Cultures Around the World, and Financial Literacy
  • Integrated Chromebooks and Google Classroom into curriculum and instructional strategies
  • Sponsored Student Council and the Gifted and Talented Program
  • Gear Up Committee Member and Grant Coordinator
  • Served on the Fundraising Committee to assist with resources for students
  • Developed Character Education Resources to increase positive school culture
McLoud Junior High, 01/2012 - 07/2013
McLoud Public Schools City, STATE,
  • 7th grade Geography
  • Cheerleading Coach
  • Gear Up Committee Member
  • Professional Development and Textbook Selection Committee Member
Certificate Completion: Educational Leadership, Expected in 05/2019
University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK
Master of Science: Curriculum Leadership, Expected in 12/2014
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro, AR,
Bachelor of Arts: Social Science Teacher Education, Expected in 05/2011
Eastern Illinois University - Charleston, IL
  • Serves on the Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies
  • Completed Level I and Level II Marzano High Reliability Teacher Program
  • Developed and maintained the National History Day program at Deer Creek Middle School
  • Deer Creek Teacher of the Year 2018
  • National History Teacher of the Year 2017
  • Luther Teacher of the Year 2014

Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies


Secondary Education 6-12; U.S. History and Oklahoma History

Secondary Administration

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