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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Outgoing History Teacher promoting passion and comprehension of historical events and periods. Concretizes historical eras by pointing to modern examples and transhistorical themes. Utilizes multimedia learning tools to satisfy students' desire to learn. Holds students to high academic standards.

Skills
  • Discussion facilitation
  • Classroom oversight
  • Public speaking
  • American history, Economics, American government, Military history
  • Curriculum selection
  • Planning
  • Organizational skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Microsoft Office
Experience
History Teacher, 08/1986 to 05/2019
Waukegan Public School District 60Waukegan, IL,
  • Established adaptable and flexible teaching strategies to shift strategies according to learning environments.
  • Assigned tests, quizzes and group projects to assess growth of historical knowledge.
  • Applied many pedagogical methodologies to improve learning development among every type of student.
  • Controlled classroom behavior through clearly established etiquette guidelines.
  • Maintained student development records and focused on meeting improvement goals.
  • Communicated with parents and guardians to advocate for at-home learning.
  • Facilitated extra-curricular activities such as clubs, events and community service initiatives.
  • Developed research assignments to encourage engagement through exploration of American history.
  • Identified historical precedents to connect antecedent events that apply to modern era.
  • Selected curriculum and developed lesson plans based on class needs.
  • Designed lesson plans, course handouts and homework assignments based on textbook material and coursework.
  • Maintained strong knowledge and memory of important history dates, locations and events.
  • Supported departmental program development, curriculum planning and committees with subject matter expertise and solid educational background.
  • Maintained ethical standards and status as role model to students by adhering to professional ethics at all times when presenting lessons and interacting with students.
  • Presented lectures to high school students and engaged groups by designing interactive presentations and asking questions relevant to history lessons.
  • Taught American history, Government/Economics, Economics, and Military history to audience of more than 12 students each semester.
  • Kept abreast of developments by reading current literature, conversing with colleagues and participating in professional conferences.
  • Conducted research in particular fields of knowledge and published findings in professional journals, books and electronic media.
History Teacher, 08/1981 to 06/1983
Waukegan Public School District 60Waukegan, IL,
  • Established adaptable and flexible teaching strategies to shift strategies according to learning environments.
  • Assigned tests, quizzes and group projects to assess growth of historical knowledge.
  • Applied many pedagogical methodologies to improve learning development among every type of student.
  • Controlled classroom behavior through clearly established etiquette guidelines.
  • Maintained student development records and focused on meeting improvement goals.
  • Established learning objectives to satisfy state and federal educational standards.
  • Communicated with parents and guardians to advocate for at-home learning.
  • Facilitated extra-curricular activities such as clubs, events and community service initiatives.
  • Developed research assignments to encourage engagement through exploration of American history.
  • Researched western and non-western cultures to build cross-cultural empathy.
  • Selected curriculum and developed lesson plans based on class needs.
  • Designed lesson plans, course handouts and homework assignments based on textbook material and coursework.
  • Maintained strong knowledge and memory of important history dates, locations and events.
  • Supported departmental program development, curriculum planning and committees with subject matter expertise and solid educational background.
  • Maintained ethical standards and status as role model to students by adhering to professional ethics at all times when presenting lessons and interacting with students.
  • Presented lectures to high school students and engaged groups by designing interactive presentations and asking questions relevant to history lessons.
  • Taught American history and Afro-Asian Culture Studies to audience of more than 20 students each semester.
  • Kept abreast of developments by reading current literature, conversing with colleagues and participating in professional conferences.
  • Conducted research in particular fields of knowledge and published findings in professional journals, books and electronic media.
History Teacher, 08/1975 to 06/1981
Waukegan Public School District 60Waukegan, IL,
  • Established adaptable and flexible teaching strategies to shift strategies according to learning environments.
  • Assigned tests, quizzes and group projects to assess growth of historical knowledge.
  • Applied many pedagogical methodologies to improve learning development among every type of student.
  • Controlled classroom behavior through clearly established etiquette guidelines.
  • Maintained student development records and focused on meeting improvement goals.
  • Established learning objectives to satisfy state and federal educational standards.
  • Communicated with parents and guardians to advocate for at-home learning.
  • Facilitated extra-curricular activities such as clubs, events and community service initiatives.
  • Developed research assignments to encourage engagement through exploration of American history.
  • Identified historical precedents to connect antecedent events that apply to modern era.
  • Researched western and non-western cultures to build cross-cultural empathy.
  • Selected curriculum and developed lesson plans based on class needs.
  • Reached out to community resources and school administrators to gather materials for classroom instruction and special projects.
  • Designed lesson plans, course handouts and homework assignments based on textbook material and coursework.
  • Maintained strong knowledge and memory of important history dates, locations and events.
  • Supported departmental program development, curriculum planning and committees with subject matter expertise and solid educational background.
  • Maintained ethical standards and status as role model to students by adhering to professional ethics at all times when presenting lessons and interacting with students.
  • Presented lectures to high school students and engaged groups by designing interactive presentations and asking questions relevant to history lessons.
  • Taught American history, European history, Economics, and writing to audience of more than 20 students each semester.
  • Kept abreast of developments by reading current literature, conversing with colleagues and participating in professional conferences.
  • Conducted research in particular fields of knowledge and published findings in professional journals, books and electronic media.
Social Studies Teacher, 08/1973 to 06/1975
Dougherty County School SystemsAlbany, GA,
  • Created lesson plans focusing on American history, important historical figures and events that have impacted modern society.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Collaborated with other subject and grade-level teachers to build complementary educational frameworks for students.
  • Studied and stayed abreast of current topics in education.
  • Used diverse technologies to help students grasp materials and enhance overall education.
  • Administered standardized achievement tests and interpreted results to determine students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Oversaw pop quizzes, material exams and standardized tests to facilitate instruction.
  • Mentored, tutored and instructed students after school and during planning times.
  • Promoted learning by leveraging traditional and modern instructional strategies.
  • Used school and public library resources to provide extra educational opportunities for students.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of social studies and American history content.
  • Structured classes and curriculum to correspond with overall program objectives and prepared engaging assignments for each course.
  • Maintained accurate evaluation and grading records for students, entering scores and providing necessary documentation within established timelines and guidelines.
  • Grew and developed instructional skills by participating in professional growth opportunities and volunteering with community organizations.
  • Supplied prompt and thorough feedback to students in time to incorporate changes before subsequent assignment deadlines.
Education and Training
: Mathematics, Expected in 05/1985
Ithaca College - Ithaca, NY
GPA:
Master of Science: Social Studies, Expected in 05/1977
Elmira College - Elmira, NY
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: History, Expected in 05/1973
Ithaca College - Ithaca, NY
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ithaca College
  • Elmira College
  • Ithaca College

Job Titles Held:

  • History Teacher
  • History Teacher
  • History Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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