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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and responsive teacher with proven skills in classroom management, behavior modification and individualized support. Comfortable working with students of different skill levels to promote learning and boost educational success. Serves as role model by using growth mindset to develop young minds and inspire love of learning. Forward-thinking teacher/therapist bringing 40 years of experience in education. Focused on building connections with students to strengthen engagement and help students reach full potential through skill-building. Proficient teacher with experience creating fun and interactive learning experiences. Focused on integrating technology alongside traditional teaching methods. Skilled at introducing new/assistive technologies to students for optimized student accessibility. Committed to closely monitoring progress for long-term success.

Skills
  • Sign Language-Signing Exact English
  • Knowledge of assistive technology devices/tools
  • Communication Skills
  • Flexibility in dealing with people
  • Able to make decisions quickly
  • Knowledge of special education paperwork and laws
Experience
09/2011 to 06/2021 Assistive Technology Specialist State Of Colorado | Denver, CO,
  • received referrals to screen, evaluate, or consult for students that needed adapted materials/support to access the curriculum in the general education or special education setting
  • set up and presented options/trials of various assistive technology tools/devices to a students IEP/504 Team
  • procured/delivered assistive technology tools/devices for student
  • provided training/instruction on collecting data on the tools/devices as requested by staff
  • procured training from specialist as needed
  • helped staff to analyze data collected to determine/recommend tools/devices appropriate for students
09/1991 to 06/2020 Lead Support Teacher Primrose School | Mansfield, MA,
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Involved parents in student learning to increase family interaction and student support.
  • Worked with teachers to design interactive lessons and increase student success.
  • Researched books and supplemental materials for teachers to use with lesson plans.
  • Mentored other educators by delivering insight, positive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Liaised between parents and administrative staff to clarify classroom and student objectives.
  • Observed educators in classroom and offered methods to improve instructional techniques.
  • Coached new teachers on school guidelines to decrease training time and increase teacher success.
  • Leveraged classroom technologies to create approved lectures and lessons.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Researched new teaching tools and resources to use in classroom.
  • Implemented assessment tools to evaluate student progress and identify weak points.
10/1991 to 05/2010 Teacher of Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing Intermediate Unit I | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated students' abilities and offered targeted advice on how to optimize communication skills.
  • Taught courses at different levels in line with Sign Language curriculum standards.
  • Connected with both novice and advanced students to help improve knowledge and techniques.
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
  • Collaborated with other educational personnel to provide inclusive activities or programs for children with disabilities.
  • Evaluated student needs to provide helpful resources and support.
  • Maintained student records in accordance with district standards.
  • Assessed student progress, including psychological, social wellness.
  • Adapted instructional techniques to appropriate ages and skill levels of supervised students.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2004 to to Supervisor of Special Education Certification | University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA GPA:
Expected in 05/1983 to to Associate of Arts | Deaf Education K-12 Gallaudet University, Washington, DC GPA:
Expected in 05/1980 to to Bachelor of Science | Special Education 1-6, Regular Education K-6 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV GPA:
Certifications
  • Supervisor of Special Education (Pennsylvania)
  • Hearing Impaired K-12 (Pennsylvania)
  • Special Education K-12 (Pennsylvania)
  • Elementary Education K-6 (Pennsylvania)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Gallaudet University
  • West Virginia University

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistive Technology Specialist
  • Lead Support Teacher
  • Teacher of Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Degrees

  • Supervisor of Special Education Certification
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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