Dean Of Students resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Enthusiastic and driven professional dedicated to assisting educators and students in reaching their full potential. Looking to use my experience and knowledge to work cooperatively with educators that are passionate about providing experiences for students within a Multi-Tiered System of Support. Motivated to create and maintain a culture of collaboration, trust, respect and dedication to student achievement.
Summary of Qualifications
  • Supervising and evaluating teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Planning and directing professional development for staff
  • Scheduling and organizing mandated tests and universal screeners
  • Interviewing and recommending highly qualified individuals for hire
  • Overseeing effective implementation of curriculum
  • Facilitating a School Based Leadership Team in MTSS efforts
  • Participating on and facilitating School Improvement Teams
  • Implementation of grade level data drops and intervention planning
  • Experience teaching at a middle school level in an urban district
Work History
Current to Current Dean of Students Friendship Schools | Washington, DC,
  • Participated, and served as coach, on the Building Leadership Team which supports PBIS and School Improvement efforts 
  • Participated on the MTSS team, providing SWIS data to be used in decision-making
  • Provided monthly SWIS data for staff and assisted in problem-solving around building wide behavior concerns
  • Developed, implemented and facilitated a Tier 2 Check In Check Out pilot program for students needing extra behavior support
  • Assisted teachers in implementing Tier 2 interventions in their classroom for challenging students
  • Trained, supervised and evaluated teacher assistants in charge of lunch and recess supervision
10/2013 to 07/2014 Science Coach The Blake School | Wayzata, MN,
  • Developed online curriculum for science courses used for high school completion
  • Participated in completing the School Improvement Plan and assisted staff with implementation of goals
  • Mentored students to reach short and long term goals in order to complete graduation requirements on time
08/2011 to 08/2013 Director of Curriculum and Instruction Nashua School District | Nashua, NH,
  • Assisted teachers in implementing interventions based on student need in Literacy--including REWARDS, PALS, Phonics for Reading, 6-Minute Solution, My Sidewalks, and Florida Center Research Interventions
  • Implemented Reading Street as the core reading program which showed significant improvements in Kindergarten and First Grade classrooms, including 0% of First Graders being at-risk in Literacy 
  • Trained and supervised paraprofessionals to implement interventions for small groups of students in Tier 2 and Tier 3
  • Implemented Data Drop meetings in which teachers met with a team to analyze universal screening data (AIMSweb) and place students into tiers for interventions and progress monitoring
  • Implemented and facilitated a Problem Solving Team, which looked at grade level and individual student difficulties, and assisted teachers in making instructional changes
  • Created an implementation plan for teacher evaluation using Marzano's Teacher Evaluation System and iObservation
  • Evaluation of teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Interviewing and hiring of highly qualified staff
  • Reporting of academic and curricular information to the Board of Directors
  • Created a year long professional development plan to support school improvement goals as well as individual teacher needs
  • Planned and directed monthly and bi-monthly professional development for staff
  • Scheduling and organizing of mandated and district assessments

07/2001 to 08/2011 Science Teacher Lansing School District | City, STATE,
  • Designed and implemented lessons to suit the needs of a diverse community of learners, including special education students
  • Co-chaired School Improvement Team (2 years), wrote school improvement plan and worked with curricular areas to integrate goals for the plan
  • Mentored beginning teachers in the district as part of the ASSIST Teacher for Intensive Mentoring of Beginning Teachers
  • Chaired a school culture committee: collected and analyzed staff views of school climate, discussed and implemented strategies to improve school climate
  • Advised the National Junior Honor Society
Expected in 2006 Master of Arts | K-12 Educational Administration Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI GPA:
Expected in 2000 Bachelor of Science | Biological Sciences Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI GPA:

State of Michigan, School Administrator Certificate, K-12 Educational Administration

State of Michigan, Secondary Certificate, General Science (DX) and Chemistry (DC)

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School Attended

  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan State University

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  • Dean of Students
  • Science Coach
  • Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Science Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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