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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic, passionate, and well respected teacher with over 20 years experience in teaching young children. Have successfully increased struggling readers performance yearly through explicit, individualized, research-based reading instruction.

Skills
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Team player and collaborator
  • Flexible thinker, educator, and co-worker
  • Passionate in supporting students to strive and succeed
  • Committed to my profession and keeping current on research-based reading practices
  • Driven to succeed as an educator and reading specialist
  • Sensitive and supportive to the needs of students, parents, and colleagues
Education
Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT Expected in 2011 Sixth Year Professional Diploma of Advanced Studies : Reading - GPA :
Boston University Boston, MA Expected in 1997 Masters of Education : Elementary Education - GPA :
University of Connecticut Storrs, CT Expected in 1990 Associate of Science : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Certifications

Connecticut State Certified

Professional Educator

013 Elementary - Kindergarten through Grade 6

102 Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts, Grades 1 - 12

Work History
Washington County School District - Elementary Classroom Teacher
Abingdon, VA, 07/1999 - Current
  • Taught levels K, 1, and 2 students ranging from struggling to advanced in reading and math
  • Provide a learning environment that supports and respects the academic, social and emotional needs of students from a diverse community
  • Promote student engagement, independence and interdependence to create a positive and successful learning environment
  • Plan and implement rigorous activities, learning tasks, and homework assignments based on Common Core State Standards, the curriculum and needs of students
  • Design lessons, informal assessments, learning tasks and homework assignments based on Webb's Depth of Knowledge
  • Support open discussions for students that encouraged and supported higher order thinking and questioning
  • Monitor student daily performance and analyze student assessment data regularly to support the students\' needs and help promote student success
  • Provide opportunities for the students to analyze and reflect on their performance as well as creating personal goals
  • Collaborate with colleagues weekly to help support students\' social, emotional, and academic success
  • Collect, organize, and analyze student performance data to drive instruction and provide support
  • Attend PPT's, SST's, and UST's providing data and insight on student performance
  • Organize and direct grade level meetings designed to support student learning and performance as well as school and town community growth
  • Managed a professional growth plan (PGP) group which collaborate on personal goals designed to support professional learning
  • Attend professional learning conferences and workshops regularly to study new theories and practice which support student learning
  • Planned and facilitated workshops to provide parents with information on current instructional practices
  • Grade level representative for reading and writing curriculum including the participation in curriculum development work
  • Integrate technology into daily lesson plans
  • Drive student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal
  • Include multicultural awareness through instruction and class discussions
Bensenville School District - Kindergarten Classroom Teacher
Bensenville, IL, 07/1997 - 04/1999
  • Introduced the guided reading method of reading instruction to administration and assisted in training colleagues on how to implement guided reading into their instruction
  • Assisted in designing and directing the after school tutoring program available for students
  • Created a learning environment that was respectful to a variety of ethnic, cultural, social, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Planned and organized field trips to educational facilities that helped support students\' understanding of particular science concepts
  • Delivered CCD instruction to local public school students after school
  • Designed and implemented lessons across all curriculum areas that included learning objectives based on students\' needs and the Diocese of Bridgeport\'s curriculum.
Kentucky Masonic Homes - Lead Teacher
Shelbyville, KY, 1997 - 04/1997
  • Developed and implemented weekly lesson plans
  • Planned activities that were tailored to children's interests yet also introduced and helped strengthen concepts of print, phonemic, phonological, and word identification skills
  • Helped design a safe learning environment that supported the social and emotional growth of young children
  • Observed young children in learning environment and compiled data on behaviors and social interactions
  • Supervised undergraduates carrying out classroom responsibilities and pre-practicum requirements
  • Coordinated daily briefings and feedback meetings focusing on children's performance
Accomplishments
  • Supervised undergraduates at Boston University in their pre-practicum placements in the Boston Public Schools.
  • Organized weekly sessions that provided a forum for feedback and discussion with undergraduates.
  • Prepared written analysis of field visits focusing on undergraduates classroom participation.
  • Collaborated with course professors and classroom teachers weekly to discuss undergraduates performance.
  • Reviewed, graded, and provided feedback in undergraduates weekly field journals.
  • Instructional Leader for two years for both Kindergarten and 1st grade. Currently 2nd grade Instructional Leader for 3 years.
  • Participated in three contract negotiations with the New Canaan Public School teachers and the New Canaan Board of Education.
  • NCEA representative for East Elementary school. Completing 3rd year.
  • Presented for the Connecticut Early Childhood Education Council annual conference to inform parents of new practices in early childhood language arts.
  • Presented to parents at PTC meetings informing parents of new practices in the classroom.
  • Teacher representative for the NCPS Tri-State Consortium visit.
  • Completed 20 years of teaching in the New Canaan Public Schools.

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School Attended

  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Boston University
  • University of Connecticut

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  • Elementary Classroom Teacher
  • Kindergarten Classroom Teacher
  • Lead Teacher

Degrees

  • Sixth Year Professional Diploma of Advanced Studies
  • Masters of Education
  • Associate of Science

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