principal resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Executive Profile

An educational leader with over 20 years of successful organizational and educational leadership experience seeks a position as training and development specialist.

Skill Highlights
  • Effective Leadership Strategies
  • Exceptional Written & Communication Skills
  • Marzano Evaluation Framework
  • Cooperative Agreement Development
  • Problem Solving
  • Common Core/Florida State Standards
  • Single School Culture
  • Diversity
  • Grant Writing
  • Exceptional Presentation Skills
  • Strong Critical Thinking/Analytical Skills
  • Response to Intervention (RtI)
  • School-wide Positive Behavior Support
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Facilities Management
  • Policy Development
Core Accomplishments
  • Process Improvement
  • Effective Problem Solving
  • Needs Assessment
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Professional Development & Training
  • Organizational Change Facilitation.
Professional Experience
Principal, 05/2015 to
Harris County Dept Of EducationHouston, TX,
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the Unified Improvement Plan in accordance with the district mission and state regulations.
  • Supervise and evaluate all staff in accordance with Board policies, state and federal statutes and regulations, and the Master Agreement.
  • Develop and monitor all members of the staff to build their capacity to meet the learning needs of the students by monitoring student achievement.
  • Develop and implement as an instructional leader an embedded collaborative professional learning model which focuses on improving instructional practice and results in increased student achievement.
  • Use data to analyze and plan for differentiated support for staff and students that demonstrates knowledge of developmental needs and effective pedagogy for early childhood through adolescents and interdisciplinary approaches.
  • Perform a wide range of managerial responsibilities including, but not limited to: staffing, scheduling, budget, technology, facilities, safety, supervision during academic day and extra-curricular activities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate processes and meetings by being instrumental in bringing people and resources together, actively engage in district meetings, and implement and monitor teams for various purposes.
  • Communicate and collaborate with families and community members, respond to diverse community interest and needs and mobilize community resources.
Assistant Principal, 07/2012 to 05/2015
Francis Howell School DistrictSaint Charles, MO,
  • Plan, organize and administer all functions essential to the operation of a responsive, effective and efficient instructional environment that provides maximum opportunity for student growth and achievement
  • Plan the development of a meaningful School Improvement pl which incorporates new skills and approaches to implement the school improvement process
  • Provide proactive, comprehensive and facilitative leadership for the school in the planning and implementation of school improvement initiatives that positively impact student engagement
  • Work collaboratively with Science, ESE, ESOL and Choice program team to develop goals and objective that increase student a efficacy toward learning
  • Create tutorial program that aligns with secondary benchmarks Professional develop, supervise and evaluate school-based personnel
  • Gather, analyze and use data from varied and multiple sources to form concepts and hypotheses and to create innovative approaches to learning and content delivery
  • Keep abreast of and diligently enforce appropriate federal, state, and local statutes; and comply with audit requirements, School Board policies and administrative directives Division of Safety, Culture and Learning Environment; Department of Safe Schools School District of Palm Beach County.
Program Planner/Instructional Specialist, 10/2007 to 07/2012
Kindred HealthcareThe Woodlands, TX,
  • Design student intervention training programs for schools, parent groups and departments to address Response to Intervention (RtI) and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) initiatives;
  • Facilitate school-based problem-solving teams with identifying evidence-based academic and behavior interventions that meet federal, state and district mandates;
  • Collaborate with principals to identify creative ways to assist students and teachers through effective data analysis and intervention planning
  • Consult administrative and instructional personnel in regards to training and development needs Assist in the development of grant, budgetary, and operational management Write, review and coordinate Cooperative Agreements with community agencies
  • Develop, train and supervise 187 Student Intervention Facilitators
Director of Education, 07/2003 to 10/2007
Council For Economic Opportunities In Greater ClevelandCleveland, OH,
  • Develop youth, parent, and community comprehensive sexual health and human development educational programming Managed the operation of multiple sites throughout Palm Beach and St.Lucie County Design
  • Implement curricula utilizing multiple learning modalities
  • Develop community support for "at-risk" children Manage $1.9million state funded grant Hire, train and manage 49 employees within the Education Department.
Teacher, 08/2002 to 05/2003
Mclaren Health CareMI, State,
  • Develop and prepare Language Arts curriculum that promotes successful learning.
  • Present material in a systematic, logical manner utilizing traditional pedagogical methods.
  • Prepare students to successfully meet Sunshine State Standard learning objectives.
Education Consultant, 04/1997 to 08/2002
Tallahassee Memorial HealthcareCity, STATE,
  • Formulate process improvement plans leading to inter-departmental collaboration and integration.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate continuous learning systems and formal needs assessments to identify organizational gaps.
  • Design educational opportunities that meet organizational objectives.
  • Develop learning modules that equip employees with tools to accomplish the organization's mission.
Ed.S.: Specialist of Educational Leadership, Expected in 2012
Barry University - Miami Shores, FL

G.P.A. - 3.92

Masters of Science (M.S.): Organizational Leadership, Expected in 2005
Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach, FL

G.P.A. - 3.82

Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 2002
Flagler College - St Augustine, FL

G.P.A - 3.70 (Magma Cum Laude)

Professional Affiliations

State of Florida Department of Education Certifications:

  • Educational Leadership (All Levels), expires June 30, 2019
  • School Principal (All Levels), expires June 30, 2019
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)

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School Attended

  • Barry University
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Flagler College

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • Program Planner/Instructional Specialist
  • Director of Education
  • Teacher
  • Education Consultant


  • Ed.S.
  • Masters of Science (M.S.)
  • Bachelor of Science

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