director designee when the director is off site resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Energetic, resourceful Early Childhood professional with a passion to coach and build strong leaders and teachers within an organization. Actively involved in many areas of education including School Readiness planning, environmental changes within the classroom and center, curriculum implementation, and interactions with parents. Combine a strong passion of educating and molding young children to reach their highest potential, creating a fun and challenging learning environment. A self-driven leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who effectively collaborates with peers, administrative staff, and parents.
Key Qualifications Extensive knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start systems including federal regulations and standards, the Self-Assessment process, Teaching Strategies GOLD and Creative Curriculum, as well as Preschool for All program. Experience in monitoring Head Start/Early Head Start programs, including management of classroom curriculum, developmental screenings, and classroom environments. Created School Readiness goals for the Head Start and Early Head Start program that included goals for parents. PreK CLASS Certified Observer. Worked with teams through the NAEYC qualifications process and all centers successfully obtained accreditation under my direction. Traveled to Reggio Emilia, Italy to learn more about the teaching philosophy and brought my knowledge back to sites and classrooms to implement the approach within the agency in the aspects of classroom and center environments and teacher/child interactions.
Education, Honors, and Certifications
01/1 to Current
Director designee when the director is off site Mary Crane Centers City, STATE,
  • Provide training and technical assistance to teaching staff, site directors, and others to support the agency's early childhood development programs
  • Supervise and support Education Coordinators (2) and Site Directors (4) to assure they maintain quality services to children and their families as well as provide trainings as to what that looks like on the site level and agency levels
  • Support teaching teams in their classroom management, daily transitions, and developmentally appropriate practice in their classrooms.
  • Conduct classroom observations monthly to ensure compliance with all city and state regulations, Head Start Standards, and NAYEC accreditation
  • Monitor classroom education folders, portfolios, and GOLD observations to ensure recordkeeping is completed in a timely manner
  • Review, discuss, and reflect with teaching teams on their weekly lesson plans
  • Develops educational policies and procedures for the program
  • Contribute to staff evaluations and ongoing professional development
  • Work closely with Head Start manager, Disabilities coordinator, Program manager, and other content are specialist on a weekly basis
  • Actively participates in meetings which include management, teaching team, center, committee, parent policy, family reviews, city/state, agency, education committee, and board meetings
  • Full day Head Start Teacher in a classroom with 90% of students are English Language Learners
  • Create and implement curriculum for full day program that is developmentally appropriate to meet the needs of all 17 students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Evaluate the progress of all students on an on-going basis and implement the necessary modifications
  • Conduct parent/teacher conference twice a year
  • Perform in-home visits twice a year
  • Implement certain aspects of the Reggio Emilia approach in the classroom
  • Use documentation to show students growth in their learning of certain studies , Il September 2011- March 2012
  • Create and implement curriculum for half day Head Start program that is developmentally appropriate to meet the needs of all 32 students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Evaluate the progress of all students on an on-going basis and implement the necessary modifications
  • Used Creative Curriculum to plan lessons and document students growth
  • Used technology to help with documentation of students learning
  • Made sure to require documentation was completes and complied with the stands set by the National Head Start program
  • Conducted parent/teacher conference on an eight week basis
  • Attended teacher training programs to continue to grow in the teaching field.
Expected in 2014 to to
Master of Education: Early Childhood Education Administration
- Chicago, Il
Experienced in use of COPA, Teaching Strategies GOLD administrator and teacher online systems, CLASS, ECERS and ITERS, and Microsoft Office suite. Dedicated to supporting teachers in becoming facilitators of learning in their classrooms as well as reflective practitioners their daily interactions with young children. Education, Honors, and Certifications Master of Education Early Childhood Education Administration; M.Ed Nation Louis, Chicago, Il 2014 Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education, BS
Expected in 2008 to to
: Early Childhood Education
University of Central Florida - Orlando, Fl
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fl 2008 Teaching Certifications Illinois state Type 04 Early Childhood Education (Birth-8). 2010 Florida state Early Childhood Education (Birth-8). 2008 Florida state Exceptional Student Education K-12 Endorsements Illinois state Self Contained General Education Age 0 - Grade 3 Florida state ESOL
PreK CLASS Certified Observer.
Basis, Teaching, Training, Program Manager, Technical Assistance, Documentation, Progress, Training Programs, Educating, Energetic, Federal Regulations, Self Motivated, Class, Comprehensive Large Array Data Stewardship System, Microsoft Office, Ms Office

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