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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Motivated and committed educator with over 20 years of experience dedicated to serving students, teachers, parents and the community utilizing excellent communication skills while offering transformational leadership to enhance student learning and promote professional growth.
Core Qualifications
  • Experience working with students with disabilities
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Effective listening
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Clear public speaking skills
  • Teacher training and development
  • Master scheduling for Students with Disabilities
Achievements
Chaired
Monitored
Trained
Implement
Professional Experience
2013 to Current
Lead Teacher for Special Education Sahuarita Unified School District Sahuarita, AZ,
  • Assess student performance, conducts eligibility meetings, and chair Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings
  • Complete and maintain federal, state and local documentation for maximum class size, Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), December 1 Counts and other required reports
  • Consult and collaborate with parents, teachers, administrators, and other professionals regarding student performance and educational programming for students with special needs
  • Support classroom teachers by providing strategies to increase student access to the general curriculum, promote positive student behavior, and improve student achievement
  • Observe teachers and give feedback regarding classroom instruction and behavior supports
  • Facilitates and provides specialized expertise in instructional and behavioral support for students with disabilities
  • Assist in legal matters, when requested, related to students with disabilities
2006 to 2013
Special Education Teacher Sahuarita Unified School District Sahuarita, AZ,
  • Served as Department Chairperson for Special Education- facilitate meetings, assist with FTE, liaison between support teacher, classroom teachers, and assistant principal for special education
  • LEA representative in IEP meetings
  • Mild Intellectual Disabilities classroom teacher serving students with Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Orthopedic Impairment, Hearing Impairments, and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Performed all duties and responsibilities as set forth the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and school and county administrators
  • Assisted administratively as needed when administrators are absent; Teach all academic subjects and life skills curriculum
  • Planned Community Based Instruction trips
  • Administer Georgia Alternative Assessment
  • Consistently and effectively communicated with parents, teachers, and other stakeholders to support students' needs
2001 to 2006
Special Education Teacher Sahuarita Unified School District Sahuarita, AZ,
  • Special Education inter-related and self-contained teacher serving students with Mild Intellectual Disabilities, Specific Learning Disabilities, Other Health Impairments, and Emotional and Behavior Disorders
  • Taught all academic subjects to students in a self-contained setting and science in the co-teaching setting
  • Assisted with student schedules as necessary
  • Liaison for students attending Warren Technical and Stone Mountain High School
  • Co-Coordinated Career Day
1997 to 2001
Special Education Teacher Albany Charter School Network Apex, NC,
  • Special Education classroom teacher in a Developmental Learning Class Serving students with Mild Intellectual Disabilities, Specific Learning Disabilities, Other Health Impairments, and Emotional and Behavior Disorders, Autism, Visual Impairments and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Taught all academic subjects to students in a self-contained setting
  • Career Day and SACS committee member
  • Co-Chairperson Student Achievement Committee
1988 to 1997
Paraprofessional DeKalb County Schools City, STATE,
Education and Training
Expected in 2011
Master of Arts: Leadership
Luther Rice Seminary/University - Lithonia, GA
GPA:
Leadership
Expected in 2009
Master of Divinity:
Luther Rice Seminary/University - Lithonia, GA
GPA:
Expected in 2004
: Supervision and Administration Endorsement
Jacksonville State University - Jacksonville, AL
GPA:
Supervision and Administration Endorsement
Expected in 2001
: Education
Clark Atlanta University - Atlanta, GA
GPA:
Education Exceptional Education
Expected in 2000
Master of Arts Degree: Exceptional Education
Clark Atlanta University - Atlanta, GA
GPA:
Exceptional Education
Expected in 1995
Bachelor of Science Degree: Psychology
Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA
GPA:
Psychology
Certifications
SRL: Educational Leadership Tier II 
SRL: Director of Special Education 
SRT: Early Childhood Education(P-5) 
SRT: SP ED Behavior Disorders (P-12) Consultative 
SRT: SP ED General Curriculum (P-12) Consultative
SRT: SP ED Language Arts Cognitive Level (P-5, 4-8) 
SRT: SP ED Math Cognitive Level  (P-5, 4-8) 
SRT: SP ED Reading Cognitive Level  (P-5)
SRT: SP ED Science Cognitive Level(P-5, 4-8) 
SRT: SP ED Social Science Cognitive Level (P-5, 4-8) 
Community Involvement
Affiliations
DeKalb County School District Assistant Principal Academy DeKalb County Lead Teacher for Special Education Training
Skills
academic, as set, Autism, documentation, forth, instruction, legal, meetings, access, programming, supervision, teacher, teaching

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School Attended

  • Luther Rice Seminary/University
  • Luther Rice Seminary/University
  • Jacksonville State University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Georgia State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teacher for Special Education
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Paraprofessional

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Arts Degree
  • Bachelor of Science Degree

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