coordinator of special education resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Versatile Education Coordinator well-versed in training and assessing teachers to optimize delivery of effective instruction. Vigilant and hands-on leader with good understanding of learning methods and instructional strategies. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure a position in a dynamic environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Reliable employee offering excellent communication and good judgment. Coordinator implements and maintains education programs and services and serves as trusted resource to patrons, school personnel and executive board. Successfully maintains staffing and resources to achieve yearly program objectives within budget. Leverages research-based interventions, strategies and instruction and analyzes data to drive academic achievement and social-emotional growth. Enthusiastic educator eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Dedicated education professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Curriculum coordination
  • Hiring coordination
  • Teacher training
  • Activity Planning
  • Observation reports
  • Written Communication
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Conflict resolution
  • Training & Development
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Organization and Time management
  • Data management
  • Attentive Listening
Work History
08/2008 to 06/2021 Coordinator of Special Education Southwest/West Central Service Cooperative | Marshall, MN,
  • Facilitated numerous IEP meetings per year by using family-centered, strength-based approach.
  • Supported general education teachers and administrators in implementing strategies to meet needs of students with IEPs.
  • Interpreted and analyzed academic data to maintain student development and retention.
  • Maintained contact with parents to address concerns and needs of children.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Collaborated with families to provide resources for children outside of school district.
  • Coordinated with outside state agencies to acquire services for special needs children, including public and private agencies.
  • Led and managed child study teams to develop interventions to support students academically and socially.
  • Evaluated 10-person special education staff through classroom observation, feedback and recommendations.
  • Conducted conferences with parents and students to review progress, adjust academic plans and renew enrollments.
  • Planned, formulated and assessed goals, policies and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards.
03/2012 to 03/2021 Mandt Trainer Allhealth Network | Littleton, CO,
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Demonstrated and taught new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity in relationship building for CCPS Staff.
08/1995 to 06/2008 Special Education Teacher Albuquerque Public Schools | Albuquerque, NM,
  • Gathered, organized, and analyzed data on student needs and progress.
  • Collaborated with teachers to assess needs, set objectives, and discuss strategies.
  • Helped students improve academically, emotionally and socially through hands-on support.
  • Developed interventions for students currently struggling or at risk of falling behind.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Assessed and documented student progress with established goals.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Provided crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Collaborated with students with multiple degrees of special needs to accomplish various tasks.
  • Taught students in variety of settings, including self-contained and resource environments.
  • Created tools for instruction and behavioral support.
  • Utilized diverse approaches in teaching, technology and behavior modification.
Expected in 05/1995 to to Master of Science | Education Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, NY GPA:
Expected in 05/1990 to to Bachelor of Science | Criminal Justice & Political Science State University of New York, Brockport, NY, GPA:
Expected in 05/1988 to to Associate of Science | Criminal Justice SUNY Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY GPA:

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School Attended

  • Nazareth College of Rochester
  • State University of New York
  • SUNY Broome Community College

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  • Coordinator of Special Education
  • Mandt Trainer
  • Special Education Teacher


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