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

Student-focused educator, possessing a strong commitment to the development of students and staff while providing a safe learning environment. Solid team player with a proven track record of collaborating with the school and the local community. Trustworthy professional with superior communication skills to maintain meaningful relationships with all stakeholders.

  • Outstanding organization and time management skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities demonstrated at site level, district, and county
  • Consistent and effective interpersonal/social skills
  • Active listening skills, perceptiveness, and ability to identify and focus on goals and improvement strategies
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Motivating students
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Student discipline and classroom management
Work History
Principal, Twin Palms High School , 08/2019 - Current
Palo Verde Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Modeled expected and appropriate leadership to promote to teaching staff and administrative personnel positive interaction with students and families.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Managed all details regarding student discipline.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Mid Cycle WASC Accreditation 2019
  • Defined and enforced student academic achievement standards in line with district goals and objectives.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Established positive, stimulating learning environment for students and exciting education-focused setting for teachers.
  • Supported hiring, training, and disciplinary action in compliance with legal guidelines and requirements.
  • Cultivated positive relationships between community members, school students and teachers.
Child Welfare and Attendance Director, 08/2019 - Current
Palo Verde Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Hired and mentored well-qualified job applicants for teaching and support staff roles to boost program success.
  • Stayed current on codes and guidelines to maintain compliant program operations in California.
  • Strengthened community, district, and county services to build Student Attendance Review Board (SARB) team to boost outreach and support services for our students.
  • Directed and conducted Suspension Meetings and Expulsion Hearings.
  • Worked closely with parents and families to find appropriate placement for their child.
  • Coordinated and developed behavioral and rehabilitation plans for individual students including Special Education.
  • Attended professional meetings and conferences to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Monitored students' progress and provided students and teachers with assistance in resolving problems.
BTSA/CTI Coach, 08/2010 - 06/2019
Palo Verde Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Improve student educational performance through mentoring new teachers.
  • Worked collaboratively with my assigned Participating Teacher by planning, coaching, problem-solving assistance, facilitating reflective practice, and completing Formative Assessment for California Teachers (FACT) Modules
  • Support to my Participating Teacher through lesson observation, lesson demonstration, and teaching assistance when needed.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time
Math Instructor - Twin Palm High School, 08/2008 - 06/2019
Palo Verde Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support needs of all students.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Adjusted teaching strategies to meet diverse requirements of individualized support plans.
  • Recommended and administered appropriate solutions, sanctions, and discipline for non-compliance to rules and standards for student performance and behavior.
  • Contributed to positive academic and social tone of school by demonstrating professionalism and enthusiasm for the academic community.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students based on various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
  • Attended Seminars and assisted in WASC Accreditation
  • Upheld commitment to educational excellence and fostered an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust.
Gifted and Talented Education Coordinator, 08/2002 - 06/2008
Company Name City, State,
  • Received training and certification from California Association for The Gifted to represent Gifted students
  • Designed program working closely with CAG and CA Dept. of Education
  • Wrote Categorical GATE grant and received the maximum amount of years allotted, the first time for our district.
  • Assisting with an administrator in the development of a differentiated instructional program for our district.
  • Monitoring with administrator the established District and State guidelines for clustering
  • Establishing a Local School Screening Committee for gifted/talented identification
  • Disseminating information about District professional development workshops, instructional seminars, and conferences to school staff and parents
  • Maintaining records of program budget expenditures
  • Assessing, designing, and implementing local school professional development for staff and parents and maintaining documentation of professional growth; conducting at least two school site GATE parent meetings annually
  • Taught GATE Program
Administrative Credential: Education Administration, Expected in 06/2020
National University - La Jolla, CA
VPSS - Math Tier I And II : Mathematics, Expected in 2014
San Diego State University - ,
California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential: , Expected in 1999
San Diego State University - Imperial Valley Campus,
Bachelor of Science: Communication Disorders, Expected in 1994
New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, NM

Twin Palms Teacher of the Year 2013

PVUSD District Teacher of  the Year 2013

California League of High School  Region 10 2010-2011 Top 10  Educator of the Year

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  • National University
  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego State University
  • New Mexico State University

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  • Principal, Twin Palms High School
  • Child Welfare and Attendance Director
  • BTSA/CTI Coach
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  • Gifted and Talented Education Coordinator


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  • VPSS - Math Tier I And II
  • California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Bachelor of Science

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