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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Talented Director with expertise in program management and special projects. Proficient in education administration and training. Bringing a 13-year track record of success in the education industry.

  • Strategic leadership and planning
  • Team Leadership
  • Budgeting
  • Contract Management
  • Project Management
  • Program development
  • Technical Training
  • Managing Multiple Projects Simultaneously
  • Publishing Tools
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Grant Writing
Work History
12/2022 to Current Outdoor Learning Specialist St. Joseph Health | Laguna Niguel, CA,
  • Utilize current research and substantive knowledge of outdoor learning, environmental education, STEM, and humanities to provide support on relevant initiatives.
  • Administer programs with an emphasis on STEM
  • Partner across the agency to support the work in any STEM
  • Prepare materials and presentations based on program plans and implementation strategies, aligned to the New Mexico Instructional Scope and principles of multi-layered systems of
    supports and accelerated learning.
  • Participate in collaborative educational activities with external and internal partners with an emphasis on integrating outdoor learning to achieve state content standards.
  • Facilitate meetings and interactions to ensure that program activities and efforts are effective, productive, and beneficial to all
  • Ensure that program requirements are met through adequate monitoring and regular reviews of program performance.
    Provide leadership and support to schools, districts, organizations, PED staff, and individuals involved in outdoor learning initiatives.
  • Plan and coordinate professional development content and implementation for teachers participating in the programs.
  • Development of appropriate policies and procedures, contracts, RFPs, RFAs/Applications, technical assistance materials, documents, and related program publications for the program.
  • Oversee guidance to LEAs and charters on outdoor learning. Participate in statute, rule, and policy reviews.
  • Oversee $500,000 grant budgets to LEAs and implementation.
08/2022 to 12/2022 Director of Environmental Education and Technology Tolleson Union High School District | Tolleson, AZ,
  • Monitored and maintained operating budgets by managing supplies and equipment inventory.
  • Managed implementation of new technological improvements resulting in increased efficiency.
  • Evaluate harvesting conditions and identify obstacles.
  • Planted, cultivated and harvested various types of trees, shrubs, and plants on 9 acre campus.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies, and behavior modification.
  • Mentored newly hired educators and provided encouragement and feedback.
  • Cultivated positive relationships between community members, school students, and teachers.
  • Researched and incorporated new educational trends and instructional strategies to optimize education effectiveness.
  • Researched and wrote proposals for educational grants.
02/2017 to 08/2022 Educator The Ask Academy | City, STATE,
  • Supported capital project planning and contributed to feasibility studies.
  • Facilitated contracts from governing agencies, school districts, and consultants.
  • Increased Environmental Education learning progress through streamlining testing procedures and updating protocols including Legislative Committees and Presentations.
  • Assigned to Interagency Task Force on Outdoor Classrooms for the State of New Mexico to determine how to best support educators, students, and state agencies.
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest through creative hands-on activities.
  • Teamed with subject matter experts in evaluation and revision of training tools in order to continually improve learning platforms.
  • Effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles in planning and creation of instructional materials including guidance for standards for educators.
  • Created curricula, research topics and conceptualized course format, subject matter, and presentation.
  • Shouldered management responsibilities during absence of manager.
  • Wrote funding requests and grant applications to obtain additional funds for operating needs.
  • Established goals and procedures for solicitation, funds management, and disbursement.
  • Promoted program to funders through direct appeals and special publications or online appeals.
  • Increased funding by 250% through grants.
  • Trained as a wilderness first responder and created safety plans for outdoor learning.
09/2014 to 02/2017 Director of Curriculum and Instruction Manny Martinez Middle School | City, STATE,
  • Strengthened curriculum development operations by aligning processes to capitalize on new educational trends.
  • Worked closely with Executive Director to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
  • Prepared action plans to address concerns discovered through surveys, classroom observations and conversations with stakeholders.
  • Oversaw development and implementation of quality educational programs.
  • Managed budget of $1 Million for asynchronous instruction of 500,000 students.
  • Reviewed and refreshed online curriculum with faculty members to continuously improve quality of instruction.
  • Observed teachers and students in classrooms to gather data and improve instruction.
  • Represented educational program at meetings and conferences to serve as subject matter liaison for array of services and activities assigned.
  • Analyzed instructor, student and class trends to make proactive decisions about program operations.
  • Maintained program files, records, databases and websites to gather research and prepare and submit legislative reports.
  • Implemented program-level departmental policies and procedures and managed budgets to support educational program and curriculum.
  • Developed, managed, and maintained over 150 online courses meeting iNACOL and Quality Matters standards for online education with national standards alignment.
07/2012 to 07/2014 Lead Educator- CAD and Aerospace Engineering Company Name | City, State,
  • Created CAD design pathways for students to determine focus: drafting certification, architectural design, interior design, and machining.
  • Designed mechanical drawings and programs using AutoCAD and Revit culminating in student achievement of CAD certification.
  • Interpreted technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports to make revisions to CAD drawings.
  • Managed design projects in real-world situations for students including a redesign of local butterfly and bee pavilion, school garden, and internships with Sandia National Laboratories.
  • Built and used diverse techniques to assist students with grasping materials and understanding concepts.
  • Educated students on advanced aspects of Aerospace engineering to help each prepare for a career in engineering. Worked with local Aerospace companies to completed wind tunnel testing.
  • Deepened student understanding of principles of engineering by utilizing group activities and special projects.
  • Kept abreast of developments in engineering by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Coached students completing research projects, tutored in difficult topics, and offered assistance with career and educational choices.
  • Managed 10 student interns placed within the community, their employment, projects, and reporting.
08/2010 to 06/2012 Teacher Team Leader Company Name | City, State,
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that addressed general students as well as those with individualized 504 plans as part of integrated classroom.
  • Developed fundraisers and completed grant documentation to raise money for district.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Piloted program to address proposed state subject area competencies and standards.
Expected in 09/2014 to to Master of Arts | Curriculum And Instruction Concordia University, Portland, OR GPA:
Expected in to to Master of Science | Education New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology, Socorro, NM GPA:
Expected in 07/2008 to to Bachelor of Science | Environmental Engineering New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology, Socorro, NM GPA:
Expected in 05/2008 to to Bachelor of Science | Basic Science New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology, Socorro, NM GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to Associate of Arts | Alternative Licensure Program New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology, Socorro, NM GPA:
  • North American Association for Environmental Education
  • Environmental Education New Mexico- Board Secretary

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School Attended

  • Concordia University
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining And Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Outdoor Learning Specialist
  • Director of Environmental Education and Technology
  • Educator
  • Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Lead Educator- CAD and Aerospace Engineering
  • Teacher Team Leader


  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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