Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Well-rounded and compassionate Special Education Teacher with a permanent special education certification grades K-12. adept at incorporating each students unique needs and creating effective lesson plans to accommodate them.

  • In-depth knowledge of autism
  • Competent in Smartboard technology
  • Proficient in the New York State Alternate Assessment
  • Proficient at utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention(SCIP) Instructor.

Founded the Mentoring program for new Teachers and Therapists and led it from 2008-present. Coordinate and teach the New Teacher Meetings, work on initiatives for the program(develop new educational assessments,curriculum developments, lesson plans and behavioral strategies.

06/2011 to Current
Behavior Specialist Chico Unified Chico, CA,

Supervise classroom teams in the concerning student programming(setting up the classroom, schedules, implementing IEPs, all required paperwork and data collection, preparing the Alternate Assessment and Annual review paperwork and accessing and coordinating resources. Oversee the development of Student Behavior Intervention Plans, collecting and analyzing data, using positive teaching techniques.Instruct staff in classrooms by demonstration, in leading in-services and conference day presentations.

Coordinate and participate in meetings related to the students on caseload.

08/2004 to Current
Parent Trainer/ Home Program Supervisor/ Home Programmer Brown University Providence, RI,

Help families develop strategies to address issues that may arise across all aspects of daily life and how it pertains to the individual and their family, provide supervision and modification of home program objectives, provide training and feedback, provide 1:1 instruction to individuals with special needs and develop positive reinforcement systems and visual supports.

11/2008 to 06/2011
Education Coordinator Regency Care Of Sterling Abingdon, VA,

Develop functional curriculum and programming that align with the NYS learning standards, complete clinical reviews on students performance, Design, develop and implement the training manual for new teachers and therapists, conduct functional behavioral assessments.

08/2006 to 11/2008
Unit Manager Washington County School District City, STATE,

Supervise classroom teams, develop and implement IEP objectives, write and revise Behavior Intervention Plans, coordinate and participate in CSE meetings, quarterly parent teacher meetings, clinical review meeting and annual review meetings, assemble NYSAA datafolios, participate in scoring the NYSAA datafolios at BOCES.

10/2004 to 08/2006
Special Education Teacher Developmental Disabilities Institute City, STATE,

develop and implement functional curricula, programs, lesson plans and corresponding data collection systems based on students needs, complete NYSAA datafolios, develop functional age appropriate IEP objective,design and implement positive behavior supports, maintain regular contact with parents via written communication, phone contacts, in school meetings and/or home visits.

06/2004 to 08/2006
Residential Habilitation Specialist SCO Family Of Services City, State,

Help individuals achieve satisfying and rewarding connections and relationships within their communities, provide support services that assist student(s) to learn skills in their Individualized Service Plans.

Expected in 2011
Graduate course series: Applied Behavior Analysis
Stony Brook University - Stonybrook, NY
Expected in 2008
Master of Science: Special Education
Dowling College - Oakdale, NY
Expected in 2003
Bachelor of Science: Special Education
Dowling College - Oakdale, NY

with a concentration in psychology

Permanent Special Education Certification K-12


New York State Special Education certification K-12

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