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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Diligently coordinates all district activities to keep students learning and meet state and federal assessment standards. Highly organized leader with good program management and team-building abilities focused on maximizing student and teaching performance. Proven record of enforcing best practices in fast-paced environments for 33 years. Excellent oral and written skills in both English and Spanish.

Skills
  • Budget Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Problem Resolution
  • Staff Training
  • Employee Development
  • Project Planning
  • Hiring and Training
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Administration and Reporting
  • Team Leadership
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Training and Development
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Computer Skills
  • MS Office
  • Inter-Department Collaboration
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Professional and Courteous
  • Strategic Planning
Experience
Director of Federal Programs, 07/2008 to Current
State Of MassachusettsFoxboro, MA,
  • Set priorities and goals for the Federal Programs Department.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various federal programs.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet federal program requirements.
  • Held regular one-on-one meetings with employees to review performance and priorities and provide feedback.
  • Mediated conflicts between employees and facilitated effective resolutions to disputes.
  • Created and managed budgets for travel, training and team-building activities.
  • Planned and led team meetings to review District results and communicate new and ongoing priorities.
  • Produced thorough, accurate and timely reports of project activities.
  • Interviewed prospective employees and provided input to HR on hiring decisions.
  • Organized team activities to build camaraderie and foster pleasant workplace culture.
  • Planned and delivered training sessions to improve employee effectiveness and address areas of weakness.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
Chief Financial Officer, 10/2010 to 01/2014
Critical Path Institute (C-Path)Tucson, AZ,
  • Managed company-wide budgets, payroll, accounting and other financial operations.
  • Oversaw monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting while developing annual operational budget and five-year projections.
  • Created and implemented best practices to standardize internal processes and procedures.
  • Prepared financial forecasts to support fiscal planning and management.
  • Prepared accounts and conducted audits according to regulatory requirements.
  • Analyzed operational processes and implemented continuous improvement initiatives to promote profitability and efficiency.
  • Negotiated and managed contractual agreements to secure ideal terms and drive effective financial engagements.
  • Developed systems to protect the District's assets and report accurate financial results.
  • Oversaw requisition and procurement processes to guide purchasing decisions.
  • Coordinated financial statement reviews to coordinate variance reporting, analysis of year-to-date and forecast performance against expectations.
  • Made proactive adjustments to fiscal policies according to available district resources and desired outcomes.
  • Set up and directed $40,000,000 yearly budget.
Director of Compensatory Education, 07/2008 to 08/2008
Brighton School District 27JBrighton, CO,
  • Directed or coordinated engaging support staff in administering departments or academic institutions.
  • Developed or used assessment instruments to monitor student learning results.
  • Recruited, hired and oriented departmental staff.
  • Prepared reports using academic or institutional data and information.
  • Planned, administered and controlled budgets.
  • Directed, coordinated and evaluated activities of support staff within academic institutions, departments and organizations.
  • Planned, administered and controlled budgets to maintain accurate financial records and produce financial reports.
Middle School Principal, 07/2004 to 06/2008
Albany Charter School NetworkColumbia, SC,
  • Developed positive relationships with school students, teachers and local community.
  • Interacted positively with staff to demonstrate professional conduct expectations of teaching and administrative personnel.
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Encouraged and voiced positive feedback to mentor and motivate new teachers.
  • Developed platform for instructional practices design through data-driven decision-making.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Informed students and parents of policies and procedures regarding student behavior and disciplinary actions.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Evaluated student behavior issues by reviewing established discipline standards and noting trends in infractions.
  • Developed and implemented standards for student academic achievement aligned with district, state and local initiatives.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Oversaw school budgets, documented changes and tracked expenses to allocate and manage school funds.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
  • Met and listened to student concerns to encourage, guide and assist, resulting in improved academics.
  • Collaborated with parents and administrators to drive problem resolution and enforce discipline.
  • Developed and tracked benchmarks for measuring institutional success to help teachers maximize teaching potential.
  • Monitored school administration activity and implemented policies to support student safety, inclusion and academic success.
Elementary School Principal, 07/2001 to 06/2004
Alamogordo Public SchoolsAlamogordo, NM,
  • Developed positive relationships with school students, teachers and local community.
  • Interacted positively with staff to demonstrate professional conduct expectations of teaching and administrative personnel.
  • Developed platform for instructional practices design through data-driven decision-making.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Developed and implemented standards for student academic achievement aligned with district, state and local initiatives.
  • Collaborated with various departments to support and establish programs, lessons and student activities.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
  • Collaborated with parents and administrators to drive problem resolution and enforce discipline.
Middle School Assistant Principal, 07/1998 to 06/2001
Palm Springs Unified School DistrictPalm Springs, CA,
  • Developed positive school climate by building effective communication within school.
  • Enforced disciplinary policies and procedures.
  • Displayed strong decision making abilities and confidence to staff and students.
  • Assessed teaching and support staff and delivered exemplary development and instructional leadership strategies improving capabilities and testing outcomes.
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Evaluated student behavior issues by reviewing established discipline standards and noting trends in infractions.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Oversaw school budgets, documented changes and tracked expenses to allocate and manage school funds.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
  • Created and implemented special education programs which provided support to teachers and staff while giving special needs and at-risk youth tools necessary to succeed.
Elementary School Assistant Principal, 07/1995 to 07/1998
Patterson Unified School DistrictPatterson, CA,
  • Developed positive school climate by building effective communication within school.
  • Enforced disciplinary policies and procedures.
  • Displayed strong decision making abilities and confidence to staff and students.
  • Assessed teaching and support staff and delivered exemplary development and instructional leadership strategies improving capabilities and testing outcomes.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Developed and implemented standards for student academic achievement aligned with district, state and local initiatives.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
Elementary School Teacher, 08/1989 to 06/1995
Zapata County Independent School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Created safe, nurturing environment of trust and respect.
  • Maintained safe, clean and organized classroom environment.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Encouraged creativity by giving students choices in learning topics and methods.
  • Implemented multiple methods to improve student educational success.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Improved delivery of instruction by analyzing and distilling test data to identify opportunities for intervention and enrichment.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies for grade level.
  • Inspired students to want to read by taking to library and helping to choose books.
  • Handled challenging classroom behaviors with positive and affirming techniques.
  • Invited guest speakers to classroom to excite and engage students.
  • Taught accelerated literary programs to elementary school students by guiding heterogeneous small group instruction.
  • Devised lesson plans in alignment with state curriculum standards and created balanced instructional programs, demonstrations and work time to meet educational and instructional goals.
  • Directed individualized instruction in various subjects to achieve educational goals and drive curriculum requirements.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Prepared, administered and graded evaluative materials such as examinations and quizzes and created and maintained accurate student records.
  • Embraced and actively promoted inclusive and equitable learning environment.
  • Upheld values-based approach to maintain positive culture among students and staff.
  • Collaborated with faculty and staff to plan and implement curriculum.
  • Pursued positive methods to correct student behavior, delivering constructive feedback upon improvement.
  • Prepared daily and weekly lesson plans to help students meet learning goals.
Education and Training
Superintendent's Certification: Education Administration, Expected in 01/2016 to Texas A&M International University - Laredo, TX
GPA:
Master of Arts: Education Administration, Expected in 08/1998 to Texas A&M International University - Laredo, TX,
GPA:
BBA: Business Administration, Expected in 08/1989 to Laredo State University - Laredo, TX,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 01/1987 to Laredo Community College - Laredo, TX
GPA:
Languages
English:
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated:
Spanish:
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated:
Accomplishments
  • Led team to achieve superior rating in the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST), earning recognition from the school board and financial reward.
Certifications

Texas Education Superintendent's Certification, Texas A&M International University - 2016

Texas Education Mid-management Certification, Texas A&M International University -1998

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Texas A&M International University
  • Texas A&M International University
  • Laredo State University
  • Laredo Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Federal Programs
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Compensatory Education
  • Middle School Principal
  • Elementary School Principal
  • Middle School Assistant Principal
  • Elementary School Assistant Principal
  • Elementary School Teacher

Degrees

  • Superintendent's Certification
  • Master of Arts
  • BBA
  • Associate of Science

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