Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

27 Years of education experience and constant development of educational practice. Evaluations have all been highly effective along with the development of professional practice. Training, Professional Developments and Educational Implementations are extensive. Passionate Literacy Coach with 3 years of supporting academic goal achievement. Evaluates student literacy needs and implements individualized lesson plans. Well-versed in student needs assessment and ELA.

  • Reading level analysis
  • Transitional support
  • Great active listening skills
  • Instructional planning skills
  • Ability to reflect
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Committed to continuous improvement
  • Project Management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Leadership
  • Effective Time Management
  • Effective Team building
  • Knowledge of Different Programs/Strategies
  • Creative
Work History
04/XXX9 to Current Professional Development Facilitator/Virtual Coach New London Public Schools | New London, CT,
  • XXX8-XXX9 In-person Facilitator
  • Webster Parish EL Education Skills
  • Ouachita Parish EL Education
  • Lafayette Parish School Systems Guidebooks Training and Coaching
  • New Iberia Parish Guidebooks Training and Coaching
  • Supported school systems in implementing guidebooks and supporting student needs. Helped these districts develop plans for improving and impacting student learning.
  • Louisiana Teacher Leader - School Leaders Training
  • XXX9-2020 In-person Facilitator/Virtual Facilitator
  • -East Baton Rouge Parish DL Guidebooks Training and Coaching
  • -Cleveland, Ohio EL Skills Instruction Training
  • EL K-8 Modules Training
  • -NYC PS89 EL Speaking and Listening to Deepen Student Understanding
  • - DeSoto Parish EL Skills Instruction
  • Using Data to Inform Instruction
  • Master Teacher Training
  • Fort Dodge, Iowa EL K-2 Skills Using Data to Inform Foundational Skills
  • LPSS GB Unit Unpacking
  • Legacy North Carolina Speaking and Listening Training to Deepen Understanding
  • Evangeline Parish EL Modules
  • 2020-2021 Virtual Facilitator/ Coaching and Content Work
  • NYC PS41 EL K-8 Modules Instructional Training
  • Michelle Obama WCC EL K-2 Skills Instruction and Coaching
  • NYC PS121 EL K-8 Modules Teachers/School/District Leaders Training
  • Unit Unpacking Coaching
  • DeSoto Parish EL Skills Instruction
  • Using Data to Inform Instruction
  • Master Teachers Training EL Education and Guidebooks training
  • Bennington NYC Establishing Self Managed Classrooms
  • Bennington, NYC Instructional Coaches/School Leaders Training
  • Fort Dodge, Iowa EL K-2 Skills
  • LPSS GB Unit Unpacking Support
08/XXX8 to Current Instructional Coach State Of North Carolina | Oxford, NC,
  • Coached teachers to improve practices through professional development and modeling instructional strategies.
  • Met diverse student population needs by planning and implementing lessons with a wide variety of teaching strategies.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills, and correct weaknesses.
  • Planned lessons for the allotted time to strengthen weak subjects and build skills.
  • Assessed students through diagnostic tests, in addition to formative and summative data.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues, and administrators.
  • Modeled ELA lessons for daily or weekly instruction.
  • Provided one-on-one instruction for students having difficulties or falling behind.
  • Analyzed student data, diagnosed instructional needs, and identified research-based instructional strategies.
  • Developed staff members' attitudes, skills, and knowledge through various professional development targeted topics.
  • Maintained confidentiality while recording and keeping detailed track of student performances.
  • Recorded student performances for critical review and examination.
  • Reviewed formative and summative data and information from diagnostic tests to accurately assess students.
  • Planned and implemented lessons utilizing a variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Increased literacy benchmarks through instructional strategies and feedback.
  • Provided direction and coordination to learners and provided ongoing feedback to learners.
  • Drilled students on the subject matter and used flashcards and writing techniques to improve recall.
  • Created special handouts, study guides, and enrichment materials to boost student knowledge.
  • Developed student confidence through attentive instruction in ELA, applying positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Organized group tutoring sessions to help students struggling in similar areas.
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce fear of failure.
  • Prepared lesson plans to meet goals identified in students' individualized study plans.
  • Designed engaging lessons, using art and visual aids to enhance the learning process.
  • Helped students prepare for routine and standardized tests, including college entrance exams.
  • Met with students and discussed educational goals and expectations.
  • Worked with students in classrooms or virtual environments to provide educational support.
  • Maintained detailed files and created charts tracking students learning progress.
  • Collaborated with parents to create tutoring sessions appropriate for student's age, learning preference, and learning style.
  • Supported students with helpful study habits and exam strategies.
  • Provided early intervention assistance to struggling students.
  • Updated required logs and student documentation to keep records accurate and current.
  • Stressed the importance of good study habits by encouraging students to create personalized study plans.
  • Provided homework assistance using specific curriculum and materials.
  • Coached and mentored on successful teaching strategies and time management.
  • Tracked learning progress to identify opportunities to enhance tutoring methods and help students achieve individual goals.
  • Responded to after-hours email and telephone requests to provide students assistance with specific questions.
  • Integrated technology into sessions to further enhance student learning.
  • Coordinated parent meetings, discussing student progress and developing individualized solutions to areas of concern.
  • Provided one-on-one and small group instruction to students falling behind in ELA skills.
  • Identified learning needs and implemented fun and engaging learning activities to help students advance.
  • Taught students remotely via pre-recorded and live video sessions.
  • Provided appropriate learning materials for students.
  • Assessed students' progress throughout tutoring sessions and adjusted instructional methods and content focus.
  • EL Education extensive coaching and training teachers
  • Louisiana Guidebooks extensive training and coaching
  • Learn Zillion Training and work with teachers
  • NearPod Training
  • Google Classroom training and helping teachers/students/parents
  • Girls High School Basketball Assistant Coach and Manager
01/XXX8 to Current President ULM Alumni L Club State Of North Carolina | Asheville, NC,
  • Increased school registrations over with improved promotional approaches, outreach strategies and member engagement plans.
  • Boosted effectiveness of Board by conferring with Alumni Director's, Athletic Director's , University Personnel and President to rebalance the Board increase membership and integrate new ideas.
  • Optimized student educational strategies with clear advice on course choices, progression and career options.
  • Conferred with Personnel to identify current university concerns and diversify the Board.
  • Devised strategies to reduce expenses, modernize operations and revamp procedures to improve operations.
  • Kept institution financially sound by tracking expenses and maintaining detailed records.
  • Determined meeting schedules and coordinated member events.
  • Consulted with government regulatory and licensing agencies to verify institutional conformance with applicable standards.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each member by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure a new building was completed on time.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
08/1995 to 05/XXX8 Teacher Allen Parish School Board | City, STATE,
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet state/national standards.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase overall student learning.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Piloted program to address proposed state subject area competencies and standards.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Directed after-school tutoring and mentoring program serving elementary school students.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Maintained system required passing rate for years.
  • Completed grant documentation to for district.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Collaborated with faculty to develop after-school tutoring program for struggling students.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Oakdale Elementary Third & Fourth Grade
    August 1995-May 1996 ELA, Math
    Project Read Certified
    Aquatic Wild Certified
    Project Wild Certified
  • Elizabeth High School
    August 1996- May 2021
    Louisiana Teacher Assistance and Assessment Assessor
    Louisiana Teacher Assistance and Assessment Mentor
    Daily Calendar Staff Development
    Math Time Trainer
    Grant Writing Committee for International Paper Foundation Award
    Balanced Literacy Trained and Certified
    Allen Parish Core Team Trainer for Students and Faculty
    K-8 Curriculum Guide Reading and Math Revision Committee for Allen Parish
    K-8 Curriculum Guide Social Studies Revision Committee
    Allen Parish, Region V, Education Service Center, Louisiana Department of Education Teacher-Made Test Certified Trainer for Elizabeth High School
    Accelerated Reader Trainer
    Reading Revolution Trained
    Reading Textbook Adoption Committee
    Informing instruction with DRA (Diagnostic Reading Assessment) certified
    Developing Constructed Response Louisiana Trained
    Comprehensive Curriculum/Curriculum Mapping Committee
    Thinking Maps for ELA, Math,Social Studies, and Science Presenter
    GLE Awareness Trained and Presenter for Elizabeth
    Leap21 Rubric Trained and Presenter to Elizabeth
    Family Advisor Committee Chairman
    Eat, Move, Grow for Healthy Kids Coordinator
    17-year Cheerleader Coach
    School Improvement Committee
    Homecoming Director for 15 years

08/1994 to 08/1995 Teacher Ouachita Parish Schools | City, STATE,
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet state/national standards.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase overall student learning.
  • Highly Effective Observations
  • Jack Hayes Elementary First Grade
    August 1994-May 1995 ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies
    Certification on Recognizing, Identifying, and Servicing Students with ADD,ADHD, Dyslexia and Related Disorders
    Learning to Read and Write,Spalding Education,Certified 1994
    Wiggleworks and SmartBooks Multimedia and Reading Certified 1995
    Lasting Lessons Training
Expected in 05/1994 Bachelor of Science | Elementary Education University of Louisiana At Monroe, Monroe, LA GPA:
Expected in Master of Science | Curriculum And Instruction University of Louisiana At Monroe, Monroe, LA GPA:

Excepted-currently not taking classes

Expected in 05/1990 High School Diploma | Fairview High School, Grant, LA, GPA:
  • Became go-to resource for ELA.
  • Developed and implemented full tutoring program at EHS.
  • Won consistent referrals and high marks for quality of instruction.
  • Facilitated through Covid-19.
  • Improved effectiveness by integrating new resources and revamping approach.
  • Earned trusted status with EHS, consistently being called upon to meet special student requirements.
  • Collaborated with team of teachers in the development of LA Guidebooks and EL Education curriculum implementation .

Other Professional/ Honors:

  • Allen Parish Teacher of the Year
  • Kappa Delta Pi International
  • Teacher of the Year 2000
  • Current President of the University of Louisiana Monroe L Club
  • Nominated for National Teacher of the Year

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School Attended

  • University of Louisiana At Monroe
  • University of Louisiana At Monroe
  • Fairview High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Professional Development Facilitator/Virtual Coach
  • Instructional Coach
  • President ULM Alumni L Club
  • Teacher
  • Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science
  • High School Diploma

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