Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Focused on building connections with students to strengthen engagement and help each reach full potential through skill-building. Knowledgeable about planning activities, field trips and projects to diversify instruction and immerse students in higher order thinking skills, problem solving, affective learning, and a lifelong love of learning. Bringing thirty one years of experience in education.

  • Team collaboration
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Actively inspire knowledge
  • Specialize in the unique characteristics and needs of intellectually gifted students
  • Tutoring and coaching
  • Effective listening
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • Classroom discipline
  • Differentiated instruction specialist
  • Positive student engagement
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Interdisciplinary teaching
  • Differentiated learning techniques
Gifted Education Teacher, 08/1993 - Current
Cumberland Therapy Services, Inc. Chicago, IL,
  • Screened and identified potential gifted students in order to provide appropriate services.
  • Sourced materials and information to create positive environment to meet exceptional needs of gifted students.
  • Attended workshops, conferences and continuing education classes to learn latest trends in gifted education.
  • Assisted in writing of gifted program proposal to be reviewed and approved by Monroe County School Board and submitted for state approval.
  • Created and maintained positive, orderly and academically focused learning environment for gifted students.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Led students through safety procedures, including active shooter and fire drills.
  • Organized and led trips to New York City for students and parents.
  • Set and communicated ground rules for classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
  • Researched new teaching tools and resources to use in classroom.
  • Participated in educational workshops to learn new techniques to bolster student participation in class.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
High School Archery Coach, 08/2013 - 05/2019
Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Fountain, CO,
  • Attended training provided by Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
  • Purchased private lessons from a nationally ranked archer to improve my abilities with a bow in order to pass those skills on to my team
  • Gathered funding from outside sources to cover initial cost of beginning the archery program
  • Successfully began the program finishing second in the state our first year.
Remedial Reading Teacher, 08/1991 - 05/1993
Smithville Attendance Center City, STATE,
  • Provided intensive tutoring in reading strategies and components to improve student performance in reading comprehension and ability.
  • Encouraged independent reading in underachieving students by providing high interest recreational reading materials to students.
Kindergarten Teacher, 08/1988 - 05/1991
Greenwood Springs School City, STATE,
  • Maximized receptive learning and retained student interest.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Integrated technology into lesson plans.
  • Monitored student progress to ensure cooperation and growth.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Taught children ages basic reading and alphabetical skills.
  • Designed lesson plans based on comprehensive teaching of academic, social and personal skills.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Developed assessments to test student growth.
  • Fostered language development, comprehension and vocabulary using traditional poetry, nursery rhymes and riddles.
  • Guided reading aloud to spark imagination and foster reading comprehension as well as vocabulary development.
  • Motivated and supported students in growing reading independence using methodical, sensory lessons on phonemic awareness and decoding by sounding out words.
  • Monitored, documented and reported students' progress and performance.
  • Organized and assigned duties for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Created and organized annual kindergarten play/program
  • Organized and developed kindergarten class participation in the school Halloween carnival and spring field day
Education and Training
Master of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 08/1992
Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS

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