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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Law school graduate, experienced English teacher, and Literacy Instructional Coordinator. Achievements in work as a law student, literacy instructional coordinator, teacher, professional development facilitator, teacher mentor trainer, teacher mentor, and department chair.

Highlights
  • English Teacher
  • Literacy Instructional Coordinator
  • CALI Award recipient, Higher Education Law
  • Legal writing and research teaching fellow
  • Charleston Law Review member
  • Certified mentor trainer
Education
Expected in 05/2022 to to
J.D.:
Charleston School of Law - Charleston, SC
GPA:
  • Awarded CALI: Higher Education Law, 2018
  • Member of Charleston Law Review
  • Legal Writing and Research Teaching Fellow
Expected in 05/2014 to to
M.Ed.: Literacy Education
The Citadel - Charleston, SC
GPA:

GPA (scale of 4.0): 3.95

Expected in 12/2003 to to
Bachelor of Arts: English
The College of Charleston - Charleston, SC
GPA:

Major GPA (scale of 4.0): 3.88

Overall GPA (scale of 4.0): 3.67 Cum Laude

Member of English Honor Society

Accomplishments
  • CALI Award, Higher Education Law (2018)
  • Teacher of the Year Nominee (2014 - 2015)
  • Charleston County School District Star Teacher (2010 - 2011)
  • Teacher of the Year Runner-up (2007 - 2008)
  • Rookie Teacher of the Year (2006 - 2007)
  • ETS Recognition of Excellence Award (2005) | English, Language, Literature, and Composition: Content Knowledge Exam (score 196 of 200)
  • Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society (2002)
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2000)
Experience
08/2017 to 05/2018
Legal Writing and Research Teaching Fellow Palmetto Scholars Academy City, STATE,

Assisted Legal Writing and Research instructor and worked with first year law students.

05/2013 to 06/2016
English Department Chair | English Instructor Palmetto Scholars Academy City, STATE,
  • Assumed all teaching responsibilities.
  • Served as secretary of Academic Excellence Committee.
  • Collaborated to write, format, edit, and revise school-wide curriculum document for school charter.
  • Mentored new teachers.
11/2005 to 05/2013
Instructional Coordinator | English Department Chair | English Instructor Charleston County School District City, STATE,
  • Assumed full teaching responsibilities.
  • Selected by district leaders to be certified trainer of district's teacher mentors.
  • Nominated by colleagues to serve on School Leadership Team
  • Served on district-wide Teacher Evaluation Committee.
  • Created district-wide common assessments, analyzed assessment data, and collaborated with school administrators; created and facilitated professional development.
  • Chaired English department.
  • Observed and co-taught with teachers to implement literacy best practices.
  • Volunteer coach of academic competitions: Odyssey of the Mind, Governor's Writing Competition, and Optimist Writing Competition.
Invited Presentations
  • English Department Senior Symposium: "Lost in Translation: Middle English Connotations in Chaucer's 'The Former Age'" (The College of Charleston, 2003).
  • Middle Grades Matters Conference: "Questioning: Put it to Practice" (Charleston County School District, 2010).
Certifications
  • SC Teacher Mentor Trainer & Teacher Mentor
  • SC Certified Literacy Specialist & Secondary English Teacher

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Charleston School of Law
  • The Citadel
  • The College of Charleston

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Writing and Research Teaching Fellow
  • English Department Chair | English Instructor
  • Instructional Coordinator | English Department Chair | English Instructor

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • M.Ed.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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