elementary school principal berkshire elementary resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

An enthusiastic administrator who advocates for implementing student and faculty continuous improvement programs focused on raising students' academic levels, nurturing the students' social-emotional needs, improving educators' teaching skills, and encouraging community involvement. Proactive leader and team player with a proven track record of collaborating with innovative professionals to raise instructional practices and student achievement. Talent for developing and implementing academic programs, which assist at-risk learners and challenge those who perform above grade level. A student-focused leader who forges strong relationships with all members of the school community.

  • Classroom Evaluation Methods
  • Curriculum Planning & Improvements
  • Teacher Mentoring & Development
  • Academic Progress Tracking
  • Student Behavior Expectations & Safety
  • Technology Enhancements
  • School Community Relationships
Expected in 12/2016 to to
Master of Arts: Educational Administration
Concordia University Irvine - Irvine, CA
Expected in 05/1987 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology And English
Concordia University Irvine - Irvine, CA
Work History
08/2017 to Current
Elementary School Principal- Berkshire Elementary Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ,
  • Implemented, trained staff, facilitated, and monitored Berkshire's Academic and Behavior Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) for over 980 students.
  • Monitored and evaluated Berkshire's educational programs through daily "Walk-Throughs" to maintain high-quality teaching performance objectives and standards.
  • Trained all staff in Data Analysis, PLC, Number Talks, Math Rigor Maps, Thinking Maps, and Write From the Beginning
  • Created Professional Learning Communities protocols for data analysis and meeting expectations.
  • Built staff (certificated and classified) capacity by creating Leadership Teams: Instructional, Climate and Culture, Reading Intervention, and Math.
  • Implemented and maintained a School-wide PBIS system
  • Provided "New to Berkshire or Grade" Bootcamp
  • Implemented and trained staff on Social-Emotional and Academic Learning overseen by the Climate and Culture Team
  • Built productive relationships with the community, families, and staff through conducting monthly Chat a Lattes, Family Nights (STEM, Writing, Author, Cooking, and Math), Family Trainings (Thinking Maps, Social Needs of Students, Math Support, Reading Support),re-establishing Parent Club, weekly newsletters,
  • Streamlined and improved communication by creating a Berkshire HUB where all links and school information is stored.
  • Created a weekly newsletter, "Shire Shorts," to eliminate the need for for daily emails and staff meetings.
  • Composed and designed a weekly "Claire's Monday Memo" Blog with links to articles on current research in education.
  • Streamlined school-wide systems by working with the Admin Team to develop an online format: Lesson Plans, ELD Plans, Professional Learning Community Agendas, Ordering Materials, Inputting Student Data, Creating Differentiated Groups, and Developing Class Lists.
08/2015 to 06/2017
Academic Coach PBVUSD City, STATE,
  • Implemented, trained, facilitated, and monitored the school's Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) for over 950 students.
  • Presented monthly professional development
  • Provided instructional support to intern and veteran teachers
  • Faculty advisor for Battle of the Books, Math Counts, Knowledge Bowl, and Math Field Day student teams.
  • Student Study Team Coordinator
  • Developed and utilized an online Student Watch List for the students who struggled academically, behaviorally, and socially.
  • Created a weekly newsletter called Claire's Morsels comprised of curricular ideas and links from all subject areas, the newest research information on what practices have the most significant impact on student learning, and strategies for improving classroom instruction electronically shared throughout the district.
  • Developed an online data portfolio for 1st-6th grade students
09/1990 to 06/2016
Elementary Teacher, Grades 5th, 6th, GATE 4th PBVUSD City, STATE,
  • Developed and presented professional development: Curriculum Differentiation and Enhancement, Science, Writing, ELA, Portfolios, Early LIteracy, Collaborative Structures, Math Replacement Units, Data Analysis, Using IAB's, and Formative/Summative Assessments
  • Developed ELA and Math CCSS Curriculum and Pacing Guide
  • Coordinator: Science Fair, Battle of the Books, Student Study Team, CAASPP
  • District Literacy Leadership Team Member
  • Mentor/BSTA Teacher
  • Created Units of Study for the District GATE Program
  • Textbook Adoption Committees: Math, ELA, Science
  • Distinguished Schools Writer, Editor, and Evaluator
  • Language Arts Institute Instructor
  • District Leadership Team
  • Created and taught three courses for the University of Phoenix: Science, History, and ELA

Association for California Administrators (ACSA)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

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School Attended

  • Concordia University Irvine
  • Concordia University Irvine

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary School Principal- Berkshire Elementary
  • Academic Coach
  • Elementary Teacher, Grades 5th, 6th, GATE 4th


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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