dyslexia coordinator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Well-rounded and highly skilled Dyslexia Coordinator eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Dyslexia and Special Education. Motivated to continue to learn and move dyslexia department forward. Over 20 years of related experience in special education, administration, and dyslexia. Well versed in working with all levels of learners and educators. Knowledgeable of how to implement a direct, explicit, multi-sensory reading program. Regularly collaborate with staff and administrators to provide dyslexia and RTI training, intervention suggestions, and assist with progress monitoring regarding students of concern through DMTSS. Familiar with 504/IEP process and campus and department needs regarding dyslexia services.

  • Highly effective communication skills
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills
  • Energetic, motivated, goal oriented
  • Knowledgeable in dyslexia/special education law
  • Goal development and implementation
  • Response To Intervention implementation
Work History
Dyslexia Coordinator, 07/2020 - Current
Centene Corporation Lithia, FL,
  • Oversee the Dyslexia Department for Denton ISD and supervise 47 Dyslexia Therapists.
  • Collaborate with Special Education and 504 Coordinator to ensure students are receiving appropriate services
  • Collect and analyze data to prepare reports and presentations for District Administrators.
  • Ensure all legal aspects of Texas Dyslexia Handbook are being implemented with fidelity across the district
  • Recruited, hired, trained and supervised staff of 47 dyslexia therapists and implemented mentoring program that offered positive engagement.
  • Developed highly-efficient administrative team through ongoing coaching and professional development opportunities.
Dyslexia Therapist, 01/2018 - 06/2020
Denton ISD City, STATE,
  • Dyslexia Zone Leader (Guyer Zone)
  • Provide dyslexia therapy to students using Orton Gillingham approach and Dyslexia Training Program intervention
  • Participate as an integral team member of DMTSS and 504
  • Provide input during 504 for appropriate accommodations
  • Collaborate with teachers to assess needs and discuss strategies for all students with reading difficulties
  • Develop professional development opportunities for staff
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods and ongoing progress monitoring
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitude with each and every student
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills
Program Specialist, 01/2016 - 01/2018
Cajon Valley School District City, STATE,
  • Provide support to 8 elementary schools and 2 middle schools in all areas of special education (over 800 students)
  • Knowledge and implementation of legally sound special education procedures and IEP development
  • Collaborate and consult with Principals, teachers, staff, and parents
  • Implement Professional Development for teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Coached teachers on reading interventions and classroom behavior management
Special Education Teacher Moderate/Severe TK-6, 08/1999 - 12/2015
Anaheim Elementary School District City, STATE,
  • Collaborate with administrators, special education teachers, general education teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents to communicate student needs
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to diverse range of developmentally challenged students
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals
  • Taught students in variety of settings, including self-contained and resource environments
  • Analyzed assessment data to drive instruction and develop legally defensible IEP
  • Created co-teaching classroom environment
Certified Academic Language Therapist: Dyslexia, Expected in 05/2020
LEAD Dallas - Dallas, TX,
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Master of Arts: Special Education, Expected in 05/2005
National University - Orange, CA,
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Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2000
Chapman University - Orange, CA
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  • TIER Essentials Trainer (MTSS) (2022)
  • TASA Presenter (2021 & 2022)
  • Dyslexia Zone Leader (2020)
  • Integral member of Dyslexia Advisory Board (2018-current)
  • Dyslexia Mentor to new dyslexia therapist (2019-2020)
  • Assist and support with campus-wide RTI implementation (2020)
  • Awarded PTA grant for classroom materials (2018 & 2019)
  • Collaborated with follow Denton dyslexia therapists and presented "Multisensory Activities" at State Dyslexia Conference (2019)
  • Content expert related to Special Education, for California Department of Education, providing technical assistance on item development/review related to the 1% population for Alternate Science Assessment (2015-2016)
  • National Board Certified Teacher-Exceptional Needs Specialist
  • Certified Academic Language Therapist
  • Licensed Dyslexia Therapist
  • Orton-Gillingham Level 1 trained (Dyslexia Training Institute 2017)

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School Attended

  • LEAD Dallas
  • National University
  • Chapman University

Job Titles Held:

  • Dyslexia Coordinator
  • Dyslexia Therapist
  • Program Specialist
  • Special Education Teacher Moderate/Severe TK-6


  • Certified Academic Language Therapist
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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