Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Education and Certifications
: ESL Generalist- 4 thru 8, Expected in 2016
Education Career Alternatives Program, Ltd. (ECAP) - Fort Worth, Texas

Generalist 4-8; ESL EC-12; English, Language Arts, Reading and Social Studies 4-8.

Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology, Expected in 1996
Sonoma State University - Rohnert Park, California

Cum Laude - Coursework in Child Development, Psychology and Conflict Resolution

Relevant Professional Experience
ESL Interventionist, 09/2019 to Current
Rocketship EducationAntioch, CA,
  • Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual differences
  • Assess the accomplishments of the students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required
  • Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and maintain order in a fair and just manner
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members
Teacher, ELAR, Writing, and Social Studies 4th grade, 08/2016 to 09/2019
Texas Leadership Charter AcademyCity, STATE,
  • Prepared and presented lessons encompassing a range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening
  • Employed kinesthetic, visual and auditory approaches to make lessons interesting and interactive
  • Incorporated a variety of engaging computer based assessments and instructional tools
  • Utilized Kagan structures, CHAMPS, Whole Brain Teaching and Leader in Me program features to engage students and enhance learning
  • Established and consistently enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among various classes of 18-22 students, encouraging positive effort and interactions
  • Participated in ARD meetings, provided feedback and collaborated with peers and parents to develop and revise 504 plans and other IEPs
  • Coordinated before school tutoring hours to help students in need of extra attention
  • Collaborated with school administration, educational staff and peers to develop professional growth
  • Conducted many small group, pair, and individual activities with students based on differentiated learning needs to ensure all students are learning at full potential
  • Cultivated a classroom environment conducive to learning and growing, both academically and characteristically
  • Lead teacher at grade level
  • Mentor teacher 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-present
Substitute Teacher, 02/2016 to 06/2016
Arlington Independent School District (AISD)City, STATE,
  • Taught lessons outlined by absent teacher
  • Provided effective classroom management
  • Ensured a climate of fairness and respect was promoted
  • Regularly subbed OCS for Wood Elementary
Substitute Teacher (K-12), 08/2015 to 06/2016
Mansfield Independent School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Taught lessons outlined by absent teacher
  • Provided effective classroom management
  • Ensured a climate of fairness and respect was promoted
  • Also subbed (K-8) for MISD during the 2007-2008 school year
Relevant Training

  • Texas Middle School Association Annual Conference, Feb 2016 
  • Leader in Me, Kevin Roe, August 2016
  • Time to Teach, J.E. Todd, August 2016
  • How To Figure Out Figure 19, Kathy Meek, Nov 2016
  • Kagan Cooperative Learning Workshop, Jan 2017
  • Curriculum Planning: TLCA District 2017-18, May 2017
  • Standards Based Lesson Planning and PLC Overview, November 2017
  • Grade 4 Read to Learn Achievement Academy, Region 11, June  2017
  • Kagan Accelerating Achievement:Boost Test Scores with Active Engagement! Day 1, August 2017
  • Breaking Apart/Down the TEKS for Backwards Planning, Dec 2017
  • Teaching the 26-line Expository Essay for 4th & 7th Grade, Jane Schaffer Writing Program, Dec 2017
  • Restorative Practices, August 2018
  • Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Annual Conference, Jan 2018
  • Sheltered Instruction: Supporting English Language Learners (ELLs) in Any Classroom, Feb 2018
  • 30 hours of Gifted/Talented training including nature and needs of gifted/talented students, assessing student needs, and curriculum and instruction for gifted students, Region 11, June 2018
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Team Training, Oct 2018
  • National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Nov 2018
  • What to Do When Kids Just Don't Get It (Guided Reading), Dec 2018
  • G/T 6-Hour Update: Reaching Overlooked and Underserved Populations Feb 2019
  • Bilingual/ESL Program Overview: The "Why" Behind Serving ELs & What to Expect July 2019
  • CHAMPS - A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management for K-12 Classrooms July 2019
  • Dyslexia Awareness, Module 1-3 July 2019
  • Integrating the ELPS in Daily Instruction, Kecia Dennis, Aug 2019
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Tutoring and after school help
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Effective listening
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • Flexible and adaptive

Dedicated and responsive teacher with proven skills in classroom management, behavior modification and individualized support. Comfortable working with students of all skill levels to promote learning and boost educational success. Demonstrated accomplishments in ELAR teaching and working with ESL students.

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  • Education Career Alternatives Program, Ltd. (ECAP)
  • Sonoma State University

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