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

I am a highly trained and experienced special educator who has developed skills across multiple areas related to special education. I have particular interest in community outreach and training to support families who have children with special needs. I am adept at working at all levels in my district, from the classroom level up to district program management. I continually challenge myself to learn and grow as an educational leader in my community.

Skills
  • Collaboration and team coordination
  • IEP Direct
  • Group Dynamics
  • Class design
  • Community resource referral
  • Behavior management techniques
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Individualized Education Plans (IEP)
  • Curriculum design
  • Eligibility Determination
  • Classroom management
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Student progress reporting
  • Student records management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Assistive technology assessment
  • Lesson Planning
Work History
Autism Specialist, 08/2017 - Current
Easter Seals Midwest Richmond, MO,
  • Provided teacher coaching and consultation for development of programs for students with autism
  • Developed and presented multiple community/parent training opportunities on topics related to autism
  • Developed and presented in-service training opportunities for special education teachers and paraprofessionals on topics related to autism education
  • Facilitated communication between parents and school staff regarding student progress
  • Provided prescribed behavioral skills training to school staff to reduce problem behaviors in students with autism
  • Exercised confidentiality to protect student diagnosis and treatment in compliance with HIPAA standards and regulations.
  • Observed student behavior and collected, documented and summarized data to develop functional behavior assessments
  • Collaborated with IEP team and stakeholders to optimize student educational programming while gathering information, tools and resources.
  • Trained parents and caregivers to support student treatment and behavior reduction protocols.
  • Attended training to acquire and maintain technical knowledge.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Coordinated special education students and paraprofessional schedules with master schedule and provided guidance to teaching teams on best practices for paraprofessionals
  • Collaborated with stakeholders at the district level to develop district-wide programming and supports for students with autism
District Coordinator for Deaf and Hard of Hearing , 08/2017 - Current
Teaneck School District Teaneck, NJ,
  • Coordinated programs and resources for students who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Managed the sign language interpreter staff, including providing ongoing training opportunities for the staff
  • Coordinated multi-district training and collaboration programs for staff training and support
  • Participated in training related to assistive technologies for deaf and hard of hearing students
  • Provided appropriate assistive technology devices for students with hearing disorders
  • Facilitated connections between families and community resources to assist with providing additional support for students who are deaf or hard of hearing
Special Education Teacher, 06/2006 - 07/2017
Elko County School District City, STATE,
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Coordinated special education students and paraprofessional schedules with master schedule.
  • Worked in self-contained and resource environments to teach students variety of skills.
  • Taught students in variety of settings, including self-contained and resource environments.
  • Worked with students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Developed and managed instructional materials and reports.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
Education
Master of Arts: Autism Education, Expected in 04/2017
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Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
GPA:
No Degree: Master's in Special Education, Expected in
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Arkansas State University - State University, AR
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: Education, Expected in 12/2005
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Great Basin College - Elko, NV
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Arkansas State University
  • Great Basin College

Job Titles Held:

  • Autism Specialist
  • District Coordinator for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Special Education Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts

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