Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Driven professional with extensive experience gaining the trust and confidence of teachers, parents, students and community leaders.
  • Strong collaborator
  • Experience with instructional design
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding social skills
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Effective time management
Work History
Principal, 05/2012 - Current
Franklin County Public Schools Frankfort, KY,
  • Successfully lead, collaborate and communicate with 51 employees, 540 students and over 1000 parents and community members.
  • Manage multiple long and short term projects.
  • Work closely with school governance council (SBDM) to ensure that policies are effective, legal and ethical.
  • Council is composed of teachers and parents to ensure all stakeholders are represented.
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility of a budget of approximately $250,000.
  • Work closely with PTO and Booster organizations to ensure that they comply with all KY Redbook regulations.
  • Experienced in purchasing and bidding procedures.
  • Work directly with PTO and Boosters organizations on fund raising projects.
  • Collectively raise 60-70k profit per year with only two major fund raisers.
  • Responsible for all school level HR needs including staff evaluations, professional growth and action plans.
  • Work directly with SBDM on all vacancies to ensure the best candidates are hired.
  • As principal I make the final recommendation on all personal decisions.
  • Acted as building lead for a $500,000 renovation project.
  • Collaborated with architect, general contractor, and director of operations to ensure that project remained on schedule, project was safe and that daily operations could continue with minimal interruptions.
  • Successfully delegate leadership opportunities to all stakeholders.
  • Work closely with school leadership team, which includes an assistant principal and counselor, to ensure that decisions are collaborative.
  • Performed needs assessment to improve campus security and safety.
  • Worked collaboratively with local fire and police departments to develop supervision and safety procedures for our students and staff.
  • Regularly work with district administrative team that consists of Superintendent, Director of Teaching and Learning, Director of Pupils and Personnel and the Director of Operations, Director of Technology, Director of Transportation and Special Education and School Psychologist Collaborate regularly with teachers regarding best instructional practices for learning.
  • Act as instructional leader of the school.
  • Piloted student assessment program with our student body.
  • Effectively worked with educators across the district to provide feedback and insight as to the effectiveness of the program.
  • By providing effective feedback, our district was able to make an informed decision as a result of the data provided to expand our pilot district wide to serve approximately 2000 students next year.
  • Responsible for all school based public relations.
  • Experienced in creating press releases for community events as well as weekly and monthly communications and newsletters.
  • Developed school twitter feed to increase communications with the community.
  • Communicate with public weekly on upcoming events as well as school based issues.
  • Monitor student and teacher data to ensure individual student growth as well as teacher effectiveness.
Assistant Principal, 06/2008 - 05/2012
Fort Mill School District Fort Mill, SC,

  • Manage day to day operations of the facility including development of all safety procedures for students and teachers.
  • Regularly collaborate with local fire and police department to evaluate and practice emergency preparedness.
  • Acted as building lead of two, multi-million dollar renovation projects.
  • Collaborated with architect, general contractor, and director of operations to ensure that project remained on schedule, project was safe and that daily operations could continue with minimal interruptions.
  • Work directly within an administrative team that includes the Superintendent, Director of Teaching and Learning, Director of Pupils and Personnel and the Director of Operations as well as the building Principal.
  • Collaborate and assist Principal, Director of Teaching and Learning, and Department Chairs in observations and evaluations of teachers.
  • Led all evaluations of non-certified staff.
  • Work collaboratively with a staff of approximately 55 teachers to incorporate academic remediation targeting students at risk of failure.
  • This program develops remediation plans that outline a path for individual student success.
  • 97%-100% graduation rate over 4 year period.
  • Started a focus group to determine extent of bullying at HHS and led students to propose solutions to reduce these incidents of bullying and to foster better decision making by students.
  • Led district study sessions on Marzano Instructional Strategies for the new teacher study seminars.
  • Led district professional development on Effective Classroom Management techniques and strategies.
  • Communicate with parents, teachers, and community effectively to develop strong relationships that foster a culture of high expectations for academic achievement.
  • Responsible for implementing disciplinary procedures for 800 students according to student handbook and board policy.
  • Chair of all Special Education ARC committees for a population of approximately 80 students.
  • Strong knowledge of special education law and procedures.
  • Led various committees such as space, discipline, and budget committees.
  • Committee work would report to governance council (SBDM) to create policy from committee research and findings.
  • Led implementation of End of Course Assessment for the State Accountability System.
  • Communicated with guidance and technology departments to facilitate the first EOC online testing at HHS.
  • Contribute to development of master schedule for teachers and course sections offered.
  • Supervise all attendance of students' thereby increasing attendance rate from 94% to 97% over three years.
  • Collaborate with Campbell County District Attorney Office to implement the Truancy Diversion Program.
Physical Education/Health Teacher, 07/2007 - 05/2008
Fullbloom Maui, HI,
  • Implemented a fitness first curriculum that incorporated daily instruction focused on the five components of fitness; muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition and cardiovascular endurance.
  • Supplemented curriculum with individual and team sports that incorporated the components of fitness through the activities.
  • Implemented Health curriculum that encompasses all aspects of wellness.
Freshmen/Sophomore Guidance Counselor, 06/2006 - 05/2007
Roosevelt University Chicago, IL,
  • Implemented school testing of PSAT, PLAN, Explore, and High School Placement Test.
  • Led all aspects of testing ranging from test security to test implementation and reporting of scores to parents.
  • Coordinated recruitment of students within the Diocese of Covington including fostering a positive relationship with five feeder schools.
  • Lead Public Relations Committee, responsibilities included advertising and marketing to feeder schools in order to increase enrollment.
  • Developed student shadowing program which allowed prospective students the opportunity to have a shadow visit to determine their potential enrollment.
  • Collaborated with administration on the implementation of open house nights.
  • Implemented monthly parent meetings to increase communication with parents on upcoming events and to work with families individually on high school and career planning.
Assistant Athletic Director, 06/2004 - 06/2007
Fullbloom Miami Springs, FL,
  • Coordinated all aspects of basketball games; i.e. setup of gymnasium, payment of officials, collection of gates and concessions, security of game before during and after events.
  • Worked directly with Athletic Director to schedule gymnasium and weight facilities.
  • Assisted in coordination of winter sports banquets JV Regional Basketball Tournament Director of 9th region boys' basketball tournament.
  • 2006 Developed intramural lacrosse team from student interest surveys.
  • Initially served as a club sport for 25 students, has since grown to an interscholastic sport supporting JV and Varsity teams that compete statewide.
  • Director of Intramural Basketball League, responsibilities include organizing player draft, ordering and designing team uniforms, scheduling and paying workers, managing all finances of the league and monitoring all games.
  • Started the Lacrosse program at CCH by working with students to make it a club first which eventually grew into an interscholastic sport.
Physical Education/Health Teacher, 11/2003 - 05/2006
Navarro College Midlothian, TX,
  • Designed and implemented wellness based health curriculum.
  • Developed a physical education environment with an emphasis on fitness that was supplemented by team sport and games.
  • Trained to implement, "Too Good for Drugs and Alcohol".
  • Developed a chapter of nationally recognized SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions).
Assistant Football Coach, 06/2001 - 06/2007
Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. Daytona Beach, FL,
  • Served as Head Freshmen Coach, Varsity Running Backs Coach, Offensive Line Coach and Interim Varsity Head coach on two occasions (2004, 2007) 
  • Collaborated with two different staffs with divergent philosophies and methodology Assisted in facility management and budget management with athletic director 
  • Communicated high expectations to student athletes in accordance with school mission 
  • Coached two undefeated freshmen champions (2002, 2003) Helped guide varsity to 2006 AAA Championship.
Management Trainee, 06/2001 - 11/2003
Enterprise Rent-a-Car City, STATE,
  • Various sales, marketing and financial responsibilities.
  • Managed largest FBO corporate account in Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus (Delta Air Elite).
  • Created new corporate accounts through market analysis of corporations that utilized CVG for transportation.
  • Completed Management Training and Sales Program.
Master of Education: Educational Leadership, Expected in 2008
University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH
Educational Leadership
-  Coursework in Human Resource Management, Personnel, Change Techniques, Fiscal Responsibility, Curriculum Development, School Law and Community
-  Meet licensure requirements for Primary and Secondary School Principal
-  Attended UC Leadership Development Academy 2007
-  3.9 GPA
B.A: Physical Education, Expected in 12 2003
Northern Kentucky University - ,
Physical Education
-  Major:  Physical Education; Minor: Health Education
-  Honors List  (4.0 GPA) Spring 2003, Fall 2001
-  Dean’s List (3.75 GPA) Fall 2002 Member of PE Rec Fit Majors Club
  • Technology in the Physical Education Class" Kentucky Alliance of Health Physical Education and Dance (KAHPERD) Conference, 2004 KY Safe Schools Conference 2013, Louisville KY Pearson Formative Assessment 2011, Chicago IL ASCD Annual Conference 2010, San Antonio TX Understanding By Design: Beginning the Journey" (McTighe) 2010, San Antonio TX AP Summer Institute for Administrators 2010, Orlando FL Apple Summer Principal Leadership Institute 2009, San Diego CA KAHPERD Annual Conference 2004, Crescent Springs KY AAHPERD National Conference 2001, Cincinnati OH.
Member, KASA Member, NAESP Member, KLA Member, Northern Kentucky Assistant Principal's Network Member, ASCD Member, NASSP Future Member, Educator Leadership of Northern Kentucky Past Member, KAHPERD Past Member, AAHPERD Past Member, FTEA COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES (past and present) Christ the King Parishioner, Mt Lookout OH People Working Cooperatively volunteer, Cincinnati OH Mariemont Preschool Parents Group, Mariemont OH
Principal, All Grade Levels, Instructional Leadership Certificate, Kentucky Physical Education, All Grade Levels, Teaching Certificate, Kentucky Health, All Grade Levels, Teaching Certificate, Kentucky
KHSAA certified coach, Kentucky
National Football Foundation certified coach
First Aid/CPR/AED 
Kentucky Colonel 2013 
academic, administrative, advertising, architect, Attorney, budget management, budget, Coach, Council, counselor, decision making, designing, financial, focus, fund raising, HR, instruction, leadership, law, legal, Director, managing, Management Training, market analysis, marketing, meetings, Office, 97, 2000, needs assessment, newsletters, next, organizing, Personnel, police, policies, press releases, profit, Public Relations, purchasing, recruitment, reporting, research, safety, Sales, scheduling, seminars, shadow, supervision, teacher, Teaching, Transportation, composition
Additional Information
  • LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES Kentucky Colonel 2013 Principal, All Grade Levels, Instructional Leadership Certificate, Kentucky Physical Education, All Grade Levels, Teaching Certificate, Kentucky Health, All Grade Levels, Teaching Certificate, Kentucky KHSAA certified coach, Kentucky National Football Foundation certified coach First Aid/CPR/AED FIELDS OF INTEREST Fishing Camping Woodworking Exercising Musical Theatre Sports (Baseball, Football, Basketball, Hockey)

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