director of curriculum design and dual language resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Goal-oriented bilingual educator with 15 year of experience combining dual language education and program implementation. Core competencies include data analysis, curriculum and instruction development, professional development, leadership skills as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Awarded with the World Languages Teacher of the Year 2011 for contributions to Prince George's County Public School students.
  • Supervised team of 5 staff members.
  • Curriculum Development
  • Data management
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Training & Development
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • Language lab instructional technology expert
  • 10 years as an ESL instructor
  • Adult Education
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
Work History
Director of Curriculum Design, and Dual Language, 11/2019 to Current
Family Development ServicesNoblesville, IN,
  • Supervises subject matter experts for module and syllabi design, development and editing, online learning, HTML and LMS course development.
  • Assists in the development of faculty development training resources and materials.
  • Accountable for the development and implementation of the instructional design, revision, and evaluation process of modules and syllabi.
  • Manages progress monitoring compliance related to policy standards as they apply to planning, design, delivery, licensing, accreditation, and evaluation of curriculum, instruction modules, and products.
  • Conducts progress monitoring to ensure attainment of program-specific end-of program outcomes and student learning outcomes.
  • Ensures timely communication and collaboration in the development or revision of modules and syllabi between the curriculum specialist, faculty and/or program director and external subject matter experts and/or consultants (if applicable).
  • Ensures that all instructional guides adhere to the approved instructional design format.
  • Contributes and assists in the development and oversight of the department’s annual budget.
  • Assists and collaborates in the development and oversight of academic projects.
  • Assists in the development of academic policies and procedures.
  • Develops and executes a timetable for the development and/or revision of program- specific instructional guides.
  • Oversees the quality control process throughout a unit project life cycle (which includes but is not limited to acquiring resources, coordinating the team’s assignments, and supervising the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants).
  • Conducts research on curriculum design, teaching methodologies and modalities, instructional technology and adult education in order to enhance the design and delivery of instructional guides.
  • Design and develop training for faculty, staff and administrators on instructional design, online learning, instructional technology, adult education, teaching methodology and modalities and program-specific content.
  • Participate in professional development activities and training aligned with the post- secondary arena, instructional delivery, curriculum design, and instructional technology.
  • Conducts weekly meetings with the staff to ensure the timely completion of projects.
  • Develops annual action plans to accomplish unit goals.
  • Supervises and reviews unit staff’s work plans.
  • Evaluates and validates project effectiveness by conducting debrief meetings with both internal and external subject matter experts.
  • Increased ESL students' reading levels by integrating online word games and altering lesson plans for students needing extra guidance.
District Curriculum Specialist, 01/2016 to 08/2019
Osceola County School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curriculum, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction for the Dual Language Program and STEAM. Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
  • Utilize current curriculum trends, teaching and learning theory, and research-based practices in design, development, and evaluation. Oversee the implementation of the County-Wide Reading Initiative Osceola Reads, and the dual language instructional programs Istation, Footsteps2Brilliance, and Estrellita.
  • Prepare training budget for department or organization.
  • Review and evaluate new and current programs to determine their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with state, local, and federal regulations, and recommend any necessary modifications.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of teachers or administrators at centers, schools, public agencies, or institutions.
  • Monitor students' progress, and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems. Work with different teams, organizations, and committees to plan the implementation of instruction, events, and the strategic plan goals.
  • Developed assessments and user polls to evaluate course effectiveness, altering content and delivery to achieve student learning goals.
  • Developed workforce training programs to improve organizational efficiency.
  • Effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles in planning and creation of instructional materials.
  • Collaborated with administrators to determine course objectives.
Dual Language Specialist, 08/2007 to 08/2015
Prince George's County Public SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Evaluate curricula, teaching methods, and programs to determine their effectiveness, efficiency, and utilization, and to ensure that school activities comply with federal, state, and local regulations.
Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies and procedures to carry them out.
  • Work in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
  • Plan and lead professional development activities for teachers, administrators, and support staff.
Mentor and support teachers and staff members.
  • Teach classes or courses in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
Collaborate with teachers to develop and maintain curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the implementation of the dual language program and their outcome in different schools.
Master of Arts: Curriculum and Instruction, Bilingual Education, Expected in 2012
Argosy University - Arlington, VA
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 2007
University of Puerto Rico - Ponce, PR
Magna Cum Laude
Additional Information
  • AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS , Member, Phi Beta Kappa Awarded Phi Delta Kappa Educator Award Teacher of the Year 2011

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)

Native or Bilingual
Native or Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Argosy University
  • University of Puerto Rico

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  • Director of Curriculum Design, and Dual Language
  • District Curriculum Specialist
  • Dual Language Specialist


  • Master of Arts
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