director of student and administrative support resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Director of Student and Administrative Support with five years of successful experience as a district-level Preschool Director and three years as a preschool teacher. Capable of demonstrating success in motivating staff and optimizing program operations across seventeen-year history of accomplishments in education. Goal-oriented professional well-versed in operational practices and regulatory requirements of early learning environments. Skilled leader and analytical problem-solver well-versed in budget planning, staff oversight and program management. Skillfully used relationship-building talents and diplomatic communication style to forge long-lasting connections. Highly organized, resourceful and forward-thinking leader.

  • Self-motivated professional
  • Adaptability
  • Relationship-Building
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Good listening skills
  • Leadership
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Verbal and written communication
Work History
07/2016 to Current
Director of Student and Administrative Support Freeport School District 145 Freeport, IL,
  • Initiated an early learning transition program from birth-to-three into preschool that focused on family education and networking, providing therapy and support services, and age-appropriate play-based socialization and learning activities.
  • Strengthened family engagement and community outreach by collaborating with local agencies to develop resource packets and sending literacy and STEM based "family fun bags" to all enrolled Preschool-sixth grade students
  • Modernized instructional plans and educational approaches to enhance student learning by pioneering a 1:1 iPad initiative for students in Kindergarten-12th grade, providing over 105 hours of hands-on creative learning experiences for staff and students with Apple educational support members during our first year of implementation, and establishing a "maker space" in each school in the district.
  • Optimized program schedules to provide professional learning and collaborative planning time while capitalizing on opportunities to improve student learning using creative scheduling and cross-curricular, multi-age experiential learning activities.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement such as developing a beginning teacher/mentor group to improve teaching practices and classroom management, and help support and retain new teachers through their first five years in education.
08/2013 to 07/2016
Preschool Teacher Pinon Unified School District Pinon, AZ,
  • Advocated and prioritized a strong family-school connection that emphasized collaboration and engagement by establishing a climate that valued family participation in the decision-making process.
  • Created safe, supportive, and engaging learning environments that supported children's independence, facilitated exploration and experiential learning
  • Used classroom observations and assessments to monitor and document student performance and individual learning plans.
  • Conducted in-home visits to build student and family relationships and discuss student performance standards.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Integrated child guidance throughout the curriculum by organizing the environment with opportunities for social experiences and modeling appropriate play and conflict resolution, creating predictable routines and schedules, and proactively teaching age and developmentally appropriate expectations.
08/2007 to 08/2013
Academic Interventionist Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM,
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Provided high-quality, research-based, targeted educational interventions and progress monitoring to students who were at-risk in reading, writing, mathematics, and emotional/behavioral.
  • Assessed student competencies and worked with other teachers and support staff to develop appropriate intervention and personalized learning plans.
08/2004 to 06/2007
Special Education Teacher Webster County Board Of Education City, STATE,
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Worked with students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Collaborated with other classroom teachers, school psychologists, therapists,special educators, speech/hearing specialists, and school social workers to provide an integrated plan for developing the capacities and potential of each student.
Expected in 12/2016 to to
Ed.D.: Curriculum And Instruction
Marshall University - Huntington, WV
  • Minored in Public School Administration
  • Graduated with 3.97 GPA
Expected in 12/2016 to to
Specialist of Education: Curriculum And Instruction
Marshall University - Huntington, WV,
Expected in 12/2010 to to
Master of Arts: Leadership Studies
Marshall University - Huntington, WV,
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
Expected in 05/2004 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Education
Glenville State College - Glenville, WV,
  • Majored in Elementary Education K-6
  • Majored in Early Childhood Education PreK-K
  • Majored in Multi-Categorical K-adult
  • Graduated with 3.86 GPA
  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi

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School Attended

  • Marshall University
  • Marshall University
  • Marshall University
  • Glenville State College

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  • Director of Student and Administrative Support
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Academic Interventionist
  • Special Education Teacher


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