Jessica Claire
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Devoted School Principal with expansive history in Special Education High School and Career programs. Outstanding leadership ability, awareness and familiarity with social justice issues within school communities. Provides enriching opportunities for impoverished, at-risk students, promoting the transition and pursuit of goals for maximum student potential.


Multi tasker• Strong interpersonal skills • Highly effective communicator • High energy outstanding leadership skills • Extremely motivated team player

Principal, 08/2009 - Current
Flour Bluff Independant School District Corpus Christi, TX,
  • Works closely with staff and students regarding personal, academic, vocational, and or behavioral issues in order to achieve best outcome for all. Fosters collaboration by building relationships.
  • Organizes, manages and coordinates the infrastructure and resources needed for the daily functioning of the building.
  • Develops partnerships with businesses, communities, and other organizations to help meet identified educational and career needs and to provide school-to-work and internship programs for students.
  • Provides support to all building staff; including Assistant Principal, Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Aides, Secretaries, Custodians, Nurses and the Mental Health team.
  • Sets educational and career standards, and goals; while establishing policies and procedures to plan and develop instructional methods and content for educational, vocational, or student activity programs.
  • Determines allocation of funds for supplies, materials, and equipment for a variety of special education and career/technical education programs.
  • Works closely with staff to prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
  • Develops safety plans and creates fire safety and lockdown drills to be carried out throughout the school year.
  • Trains, teaches, manages, mentors and motivates staff with different mandated trainings and professional development opportunities throughout the year.
  • Oversees and guides all school employees while giving friendly and focused feedback for performance improvements.
  • Manages school administration operations and organizes teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Visit classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Instructs teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Facilitates staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
Assistant Principal;, 08/2005 - 08/2009
Distinctive Schools Harper Woods, MI,
  • Identified and coordinated the educational needs of special education students to ensure maximum educational benefits.
  • Collaborated with various different Staff and curriculum director to design, develop, manage and deliver the curriculum to the students in the building
  • Provided leadership and direction to staff about the ongoing evaluation and improvement of educational programming and co-curricular activities.
  • Coordinated the work of school staff and school district program leaders to develop and implement instructional programs and teaching practices.
  • Evaluated instructional programs to ensure student achievement and successful execution.
  • Maintained a positive working relationship with parents and acting as a problem solver when concerns arise.
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Assessed teaching and support staff and delivered exemplary development and instructional leadership strategies improving capabilities and testing outcomes.
  • Displayed strong decision making abilities and confidence to staff and students.
  • Created and implemented special education programs which provided support to teachers and staff while giving special needs and at-risk youth tools necessary to succeed.
High School Special Education Teacher, 09/1993 - 08/2005
Eastern Suffolk BOCES City, STATE,
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with disabilities through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Transitioned students across grade levels through careful planning and preparation.
  • Planned and Supervised field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos to develop social skills and community awareness.
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Maintained student records and prepared reports on individuals and activities as required by laws, district policies and administrative regulations.
  • Defined and enforced rules to students using a points and level system within the building wide behavior management program
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Special Education, Expected in 05/1993
Dowling College - Oakdale, NY
School District Administration: High School Administration, Expected in 05/1996
Dowling College - Oakdale, NY

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