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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Advanced and extensive training and experience in violent, non-violent, and gang-related violence deescalation and management, and diverse community relations within urban schools in Chicago, IL and Title 1 schools in Charlotte, NC. Known for encouraging students to perform at their best and promoting positive classroom culture. 5 years of experience as a middle school teacher, successful at building positive teacher-student relationships to support student success. Highly qualified status with the NCDPI. Motivational and encouraging professional certified in TESOL, TEFL, middle grades Social Studies, middle grades ELA and 9-12 English.

Skills
  • IEP familiarity
  • Response-to-intervention understanding
  • Literacy skills
  • Behavior management systems
  • Individualized instruction
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teacher collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Conflict resolution
  • Teambuilding
  • Curriculum Development
  • Conversational Language Acquisition Techniques
  • Vocabulary Enrichment
Work History
10/2015 to Current
Middle Grades Social Studies Teacher Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools City, STATE,
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
  • Arranged materials and instructional plans to implement immersive activities delving into concepts in ancient and modern world history.
  • Taught 6th and 7th grade world history to an average of 180 students per school years on information compiled from multiple sources, including textbooks, online sites and other educational materials.
  • Prepared daily lesson plans for activities.
  • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of english language learners and students requiring extra support.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support needs of all students.
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails, and face-to-face meetings.
  • Kept classroom environments consistent and focused on learning by establishing and enforcing clear objectives.
  • Leveraged diverse learning strategies to prepare students for higher-level education requirements.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and visits by guest speakers.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
08/2012 to 06/2014
Title 1 Lead Reading Teacher Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools City, STATE,
  • Provided tutoring and after school assistance to students requiring additional help with reading.
  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by school district.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitude with each and every student.
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Promoted love of reading and literacy to all students.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Retained student interest and maximized receptive learning.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
08/2011 to 06/2012
Asst Literacy Outreach- Urban Schools Level II Chicago Public Schools, Jose De Diego Elementary City, STATE,
  • Provided tutoring and after school assistance to students requiring additional help with reading.
  • Supervised small reading groups of students.
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and notify about class issues.
  • Promoted love of reading and literacy to all students.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Completed home wellness checks under licensed social worker supervision to verify student well-being in healthy and stable environment.
  • Advocated for foster children by facilitating access to community resources and services to maximize safety and well-being of child.
  • Assisted Social Workers with wellness checks and home visits to supervise separated families.
  • Conducted outreach to local referral sources to build strong partnerships for supportive services.
  • Volunteered with groups and organizations to help make measurable differences for program recipients.
  • Teamed with community organizations and government agencies to increase outreach and service utilization.
  • Spoke with community organizations to boost outreach and highlight programs successes.
Education
Expected in
M.Ed: Education
University of North Carolina At Charlotte - Charlotte, NC
GPA:
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Bachelor of Arts: Education
Lenoir Rhyne University - Hickory, NC,
GPA:
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Bachelor of Arts: History
Lenoir Rhyne University - Hickory, NC,
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Certifications & Awards
  • TESOL License - Teaching English as a Second Language
  • TEFL Certification- Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Chicago Public Schools Management Level II- Highly Qualified Certificate of Completion with Honors/ Community Outreach
  • Chicago Public Schools- Highly Qualified Certificate of Completion/ Alternative Violent Conflict Deescalation
  • Chicago Public Schools- Highly Qualified Certificate of Completion/ Gang Violence & Domestic Terrorism Management Level II
  • Chicago Public Schools- Highly Qualified Certificate of Completion with Honors/ Advanced Community Diversity & Cultural Inclusion
  • Medal of Distinction/ Community Involvement, Chicago Public Schools, 2012
  • Medal of Distinction/ Safety, Chicago Public Schools, 2012
  • Medal of Distinction/ Gang Violence, Chicago Public Schools, 2012
  • Community Award/ Gang Violence and School Safety, Chicago Police Department, 2012
  • Teacher of the Year Nominee, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, Southwest Middle School 2018
  • Teacher of the Year Nominee, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, Southwest Middle School 2020

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School Attended
  • University of North Carolina At Charlotte
  • Lenoir Rhyne University
  • Lenoir Rhyne University
Job Titles Held:
  • Middle Grades Social Studies Teacher
  • Title 1 Lead Reading Teacher
  • Asst Literacy Outreach- Urban Schools Level II
Degrees
  • M.Ed
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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