Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Innovative and enthusiastic Academic Administrator, Doctoral Candidate focused on engaging with students and educators to meet learning objectives and drive student progress. Committed to providing empowering leadership. Over 22 years of experience collaborating with and mentoring top-performing faculty to cultivate student rapport and promote successful education delivery. Career success building strong, effective teams of inspired educators and support staff. Experience leading school educators and driving test scores through proven educational methods.

  • Instructional leadership
  • Curriculum development
  • School administration
  • Group facilitation and presentations
  • Academic administration
  • Policy and procedure development and budgeting
  • Hiring, training, mentoring, and staff supervision
  • Secondary, Middle, and Elementary Education
  • Proficient in Planbook, Naviance, Senior Systems, Backpack
Work History
Principal: Summer Institute Pk3-12, 02/2011 - Current
Francis Howell School District Saint Charles, MO,
  • Model expected and appropriate leadership to promote to teaching staff and administrative personnel positive interaction with students and families.
  • Increase enrollment by over 25% each year.
  • Perform classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Research and incorporate new educational trends and instructional strategies to optimize education effectiveness in summer curriculum.
  • Oversee administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for Open House, orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Train teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Support human resources operations, including hiring, training, disciplinary action and termination in compliance with legal guidelines and requirements.
  • Communicate policies and procedures to students and parents
  • Define and enforce student academic achievement standards and behavior in line with schools goals and objectives.
  • Lead meetings to convey policy changes, gather information and assess employee thoughts.
  • Establish positive, stimulating learning environment for students and exciting education-focused setting for teachers.
  • Promote collaboration among summer teachers to advance and improve summer instruction to include ongoing development and support of student activities, programs and lessons.
  • Establish instructional practices driven by statistical performance data based on student performance during traditional school year.
  • Coordinate with President, yearly operations and staff budget, track expenses, payroll and document actions.
Guidance Counselor, 02/2011 - Current
Summit Academy Minneapolis, MN,
  • Counsel students regarding educational plans such as course and program selection, transcript review, class scheduling and registration, academic progress, college applications, and career planning (ongoing).
  • Plan and promote career and school-related programs and events such as Career Day presentations, Scheduling information, programs to assist transitional years for elementary, middle and high school students, new student orientation program, and new family meetings.
  • Collaborate with teachers to discuss student progress, establish class expectations, and analyze student progress.
  • Teach classes on subjects related to study skills, organization, education and future course planning.
  • Identify high achieving students as potential candidates for Duke Tip & Johns Hopkins Talent Searches, and potential National Merit Candidates.
Testing Coordinator, 02/2011 - 06/2017
American Heritage College Preparatory School City, STATE,

Testing Coordinator

  • College Board Advanced Placement (AP) tests, PSAT, PSAT 8/9, Iowa and Stanford Achievement
  • College Board Students with Disabilities (SSD) Coordinator
Teacher, New Horizon's Elementary School , 08/2001 - 02/2011
Palm Beach County School District City, STATE,
  • Team Leader Title One School responsible for mentoring teachers to ensure cross-curriculum planning and appropriate implementation of state standards within assigned curriculum
  • Principal Preparedness Program for Palm Beach County Completion
  • Created curriculum, planned and implemented school-wide programs; Let's Write Night, Science Explorers, Math Magicians, and Multicultural Night.
  • Assisted with administration of FCAT Testing along side of Assistant Principal
  • Met continually with administrators and other department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Evaluated and revised Curriculum, lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Served on school committee for STEM curriculum development.
  • Increased student testing scores on student achievement in areas of Math, Science, and Language Arts meeting targeted goals yearly of over 85% meeting at or above grade level goals.
Ed.D: Education Leadership, Expected in 05/2021
Lynn University - Boca Raton, FL
MBA: Sports Administration, Expected in 01/2017
Lynn University - Boca Raton, FL
  • Graduated summa cum laude
Master of Education: Education Leadership All Levels, Expected in 05/2008
Lynn University - Boca Raton, FL
  • Graduated summa cum laude
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Ed. & Exceptional Student K-12, Expected in 06/2000
Nova Southeastern University - Davie, FL
  • Graduated summa cum laude

National Board Certified Teaching Certification

Florida Educational Leadership (All Levels)

Exceptional Student Education (K-12)

Elementary Education (1-6)

English Speakers of Other Languages

Additional Information

Director of Cheerleading, American Heritage School 2019-current

Football and Basketball

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