Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Responsible principal and teacher with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 25 years of teaching experience.

Resourceful individual

Able to work in group or alone to accomplish goals set

Core Qualifications
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Teaching, tutoring and counseling
  • MA Education
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Motivating students
  • Classroom management
  • Effective listening
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • Behavior modification

Material Development

  • Created [materials, curriculum] targeting [types of learners] to create an engaging educational experience.

Process Improvement

  • Developed [process or procedure] that resulted in [positive outcome].

Team Building and Leadership

  • Created collaborative classroom experience through [process, initiative].


  • Delivered training modules to inter-departmental teams to ensure smooth adoption of new program.
  • Completed training on-time and under-budget.

Goal Setting

  • Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations.

Professional Experience
Principal, 07/1997 to Current
State Of NevadaEly, NV,
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Completely renovated old building to provide optimal use of space Lead School's first and subsequent accreditation process Maintained accreditation Completely restructured curriculum, standard operation, Responsible for all aspects daily management of school Recruit & supervise faculty and staff Evaluate academic achievement Ensure school is fiscally sound Plan and implement high school employment program Developed program to assist refugee students' integration into school community and learn English.

Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in 9th grade World History course.Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner.

Lead school's first accreditation team and subsequent visits for renewal

Director, to
Nbc UniversalNeedham, MA,
  • Program director Developed all programming, including group counseling, workshops Established case management for women and their children Assisted women back on their feet in order to end the cycle of homelessness they were experiencing Developed community relationships such as with banking institutions to establish credit and accounts for clients.
Youth Services Director, 02/1992 to 06/1996
Ymca Of Metropolitan ChicagoMchenry, IL,
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • As director of the "Back To School" Program my duties included hiring, management, evaluation of program and recruiting students As Youth Services Director, I wrote grants, ran tutorial services, support groups, and implemented a teen employment program.
GED/Clerical Instructor, 08/1988 to 01/1989
ADAPT/FIRST Inc City Of Boston, ,
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Prepared recovering addicts with getting their GED Taught office management and clerical skills to community members.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Education, Expected in 1991
Cambridge College - Cambridge, MA
Bachelor of Arts: Global Studies, Expected in
UW-Milwaukee - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Global Studies

Although I have worked in the education field for many years, I have never completed a license.

Community Involvement

Volunteered in many community and civic groups throughout my life.


Continuing education Course work:

35 graduate courses Viterbo University

6 Graduate courses Marquette University

15 Under/Graduate courses at Concordia University, Mount Mary College, Alverno College

State Superintendent's Advisory Board - 3 years

Mount Mary Women's Advisory Board -5 3 years

Chairperson, Pupil Assignment Council 7 years


Created project with high school students opening and running a coffee shop off campus for over three years

Prepared menu, desserts, coffees and teas, soups and sandwiches.

Model program in the community

Managed, cleaned completed accounting for shop; used for teaching entrepreneurial skills to students

Managed daily planning and running of small inner city K4-12th Grade school

Until we could afford it, created all forms used by office and teachers for reporting

Lead revamping of whole corporation including re-incorporation and obtaining 501c3 status for school

Hired all personnel, ordered all supplies for nutritional program, custodial and support staff

Evaluated teachers, support staff

Worked with BOD to ensure

Established community connections

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School Attended

  • Cambridge College
  • UW-Milwaukee

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Director
  • Youth Services Director
  • GED/Clerical Instructor


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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