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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Attached is my resume for consideration. I believe that my knowledge, education, experience, and skill set uniquely qualify me for this position.   I was the Education Director for AMIKids-Polk, an alternative education program responsible for educating children under court supervision or were placed by Polk County Schools.  Many of these children qualified as special education students.  As the Education Director my duties included conducting intake interviews with the students and their families; creating student schedules; coordinating the standardized student testing procedures; handling student disciples; and supervising and training the educational staff. Under my direction, students not only remained in school, they progressed academically. The school at AMIKids had the highest attendance of the AMIKids schools.   My prior professional experiences included: Social Worker with Ceridian/Military One Source where I provided services and referrals for military service members and their families; Staffing Master with both the Florida Department of Children and Families and Heartland for Children, and Assistant Principal at a school within a level eight program.   While working on my doctoral degree in education at the University of South Florida, I co-taught courses in educational leadership and provided research assistance for professors in the School of Education.   From November 1996 to March 2003, I was Assistant Principal of Sabal Palm School, a school within a high-risk (Level 8), 350-bed juvenile facility that was located in Polk City Florida. A majority of these children were special education students.  As the first generation of school administration I readily accepted the unique opportunity to develop this new school. My seven year tenure as Assistant Principal provided me with a wealth of knowledge and much valued experiences as an educational leader at Sabal Palm School.  There were no major incidents at the school and graduation exercises were held for those students who earned their degrees.   I earned Master Degrees in both Social Work (Virginia Commonwealth University) and Educational Leadership (University of South Florida).  My Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership was earned from the University of South Florida in May 2010.  I am certified in both Educational Leadership and Social Work in the state of Florida.   I was the supervisor of the Probation Department of the City of Richmond, Va. where I supervised probation officers and student interns in MSW program at Virginia Commonwealth University and the BSW program at Virginia Union University.   I believe that my education, along with my experiences and training as an educational administrator, supervisor, mediator, counselor, program planner, administrator, and researcher uniquely qualify me for this positions.   Jessica. Brown, Jr., M.S.W.,MEd., Ed.D.
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Accomplishments
Experience
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Education Director Primrose School , ,
  • Guided the education of children on probation and those placed by Polk County Schools.
  • Responsible for the educational program for students in an alternative education program.
  • Determined student schedules, counseled students, conducted formal and informal teacher evaluations, conducted staff meetings, organized standardized student testing, participated in management meetings and participated in Treatment Team meetings.
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Social Worker , ,
  • Provided information, referrals and services to military service members and their families.
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Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant State Of North Carolina , ,
  • Provided research assistance for professors; co-teaching Assistant for masters level students in the USF School of Education Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.
  • Heartland for Children - Staffing Master - Facilitated Protective Investigative Staffings that determined legal sufficiency and service interventions for children and their families.
  • Florida Department of Children and Families - Staffing Master - Facilitated Staffings that determined service interventions for children and their families.
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  • Assistant Principal at Sabal Palm School.
  • Was responsible for establishing and maintaining an educational program for 350 students in a Level 8 Maximum Secure Juvenile Facility.
  • Assisted the principal with supervising and evaluating faculty/staff; planned and conducted Inservice activities; developed and updated policies and ensured the school followed the JJEEP standards; ensured a clean, safe and orderly school environment; created and monitored the school schedule; provided training for staff and performed other duties as assigned by the principal.
  • Acting Principal - Sabal Palm School - Successfully guided the school to pass the ACA accreditation process and the State of Florida Department of Education Quality and Assurance Audit.
  • Under my tenure the school received the highest Quality Assurance score up to that time.
Education
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Doctor of Education - earned doctoral degree:
University of South Florida Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies - Tampa, Florida
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Master of Education: Educational Leadership
University of South Florida - Lakeland, Florida
GPA: Inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Educational Leadership Inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
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Master of Social Work:
Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, Virginia
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Leadership Certificate:
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Earned from the Commonwealth of Virginia's Academy for Staff Development as a result of completing the core requirements of the Management Development Program at the Virginia Academy of Staff Development.
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Bachelor of Arts Degree: Psychology
Johnson C. Smith University - Charlotte, North Carolina
GPA: Cum Laude
Psychology Cum Laude Beta Kappa Chi National Honor Society, Conference Championship Football Team, Psychology Club, Student Government Association, President - Rho Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Appeared in Who's Who Among College Students.
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Diploma:
Armstrong High School - Richmond, Virginia
GPA:
Student Government President, Captain-Football Team; Track Team
Publications
Publication - Influences of the Heart: Factors that Contributed to Two Novice and Two Experienced Teachers Remaining in the Field - co-author Dr. Susan Bennett. Dissertation - A Case Study of School Based Leaders Perspectives of High School Dropouts - April 2010. Publication - Education Around the World, 130, 1, Fall 2009. Retaining Teachers in Challenging Schools co-authored with Dr. Bobbie J. Greenlee. Presentation - Florida Education Research Association - November 2009. Influences of the Heart: Factors that Contribute to Two Novice and Two Veteran Teachers' Remaining in the Field. Presentation was made with Susan Bennett and Antoinette Kirby-Smith. Presentation - University Council for Educational Administration, October 2008. What do School Leaders Need to Know About Retaining Good Teachers in Challenging Schools. Presentation was made with Dr. Bobbie J. Greenlee.
Skills
a Level 8, ACA, Chi, Government, Leadership, legal, Management Development, meetings, policies, Psychology, Quality and Assurance, Quality Assurance, research, Staff Development, Staffing, supervising, teacher, teaching
Professional Affiliations
Department of Education: # 788492 Educational Leadership - All Levels School Social Worker - Pre-K - Grade 12

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School Attended

  • University of South Florida Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • University of South Florida
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Armstrong High School

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  • Education Director
  • Social Worker
  • Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant

Degrees

  • Doctor of Education - earned doctoral degree
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Social Work
  • Leadership Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Diploma

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