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

I am an instructional leader with a passion for inspiring others to use innovative, researched-based strategies as a tool for increasing teaching, learning and parent involvement. I believe that everyone in the school community has a unique talent and when leveraged together creates magic for students. I am seeking a position in the educational technology field where I can inspire others to see what technology can make possible.

  • Relationship building and networking
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Curriculum developer
  • Innovative teaching methods
  • Professional development provider
  • Effective use of multi-media teaching tools
  • Research based practices
  • Data analysis
  • Educational Technology
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Culturally proficient instructional leader
  • Servant leadership
Work History
Principal, 07/2008 to Current
Adt Security Services, IncNorth Little Rock, AR,
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards by participating in district instructional committees, conducting daily appreciative walks, evaluating staff, participating in plan, do, study act processes school-wide, and by supporting the PLC process on campus.
  • Researched and incorporated new educational trends and instructional strategies to optimize educational effectiveness including implementation of the AVID College Readiness Program, the Daily 5/CAFE, Kate Kinsella Academic Vocabulary program, and the 5 E Instructional Model.
  • Established a positive learning environment for students and an exciting education-focused setting for teachers that included collaboratively developing a professional learning plan for teachers and implementing a strong school wide PBIS program that includes use of the FISH Philosophy, Restorative Justice and Mindfulness.
  • Cultivated positive relationships between community members, students and teachers using technology as a tool to increase communication, learning, parenting, volunteering, learning from home, decision making and collaboration within the community.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modifications including research based practices in lesson design, delivery, assessment and socio-emotional learning.
  • Supported student and teacher technology usage by offering coding classes, starting the first ever Mouse Squad in San Bernardino County, serving on the county's TCAP committee and offering training to staff on how to deliver effective lessons in distance learning using tech tools, Hyperdocs and effective lesson design.
  • Committed to being a life-long learner by seeking out professional development in AVID, SEL, cultural proficiency and culturally relevant teaching practices, Restorative Justice, Academic Vocabulary, the PLC process, coaching and feedback through both Adaptive Schools training and Steve Zwiebeck Leading for Chaotic Times training, Good to Great, and others.
  • Served as the AVID District Coordinator for Adelanto, for two years, ensuring vertical alignment of both the elementary and middle school programs.
  • Served on the District's Negotiating Team for two years, to gain a better understanding of collective bargaining and its impact on student achievement.
  • Served on the District's PAR panel for three years, overseeing the BTSA and PAR programs for the district.
  • Served on the Superintendent's Council for 2 years, working alongside leadership to advance the learning environment for all stakeholders.
Assistant Principal, 07/2004 to 06/2008
Success Academy Charter SchoolsQueens, NY,
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through instructional leadership and professional development.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies, coordinating support for the school through these agencies.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Built productive relationships with parents of students facing difficult situations at school or at home through Student Advocacy Team meetings.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Administered standardized tests to evaluate student performance and progress.
  • Partnered with Principal to administer school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing positive, high-expectation academic environment, including co-writing a grant from NASA to promote the school's STEM focus, starting an AVID program, and creating the school's advisory curriculum.
Teacher, 08/1998 to 06/2004
CoxhealthOzark, MO,
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student- centered learning.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Networked with other educators to promote awareness of advanced teaching practices and development of 21st Century skills.
  • Served on both school and district leadership teams including the district technology team where I co-authored the district technology plan, the IIUSP team, Site Council, was the GATE Coordinator, Teacher in Charge, and Coordinator of the School Site Plan for Student Achievement.
  • Coordinated the school's move from a K-5 to a K-8 program and was department chair of the middle school program.
Teacher, 06/1996 to 07/1998
CoxhealthRepublic, MO,
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student -centered learning.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Created the school's Theatre Arts Enrichment Program.
  • Served on the District's Curriculum Committee.
Doctor of Education: Educational Technology, Expected in 08/2021
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN

My coursework is finished, I am in the dissertation process and anticipate graduating in August of 2021.

Master of Science: Educational Technology, Expected in 06/2003
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN

Graduated with a 4.0

Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Studies, Expected in 06/1996
California State San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA,
  • Kapp Delta Pi
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • National Society for Leadership and Success
  • Association of California School Administrators

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  • Walden University
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  • California State San Bernardino

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