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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Passionate consultant that ensures successful implementations of the Edgenuity platforms in schools and districts. Developed and delivered various training courses for staff's on-going education needs. Work directly with teachers and administrators providing engaging small and large group presentations.

Diligent in assisting in the coordination of onsite product training and professional development sessions to teachers and administrators and adjusting sessions to fit the needs of participants. Successful at providing personalized targeted support to teachers, academic coaches and administrators. Worked with educators to analyze data and apply it to instruction making data driven decisions. Consulted with various levels of school administration and stakeholders to determine training priorities and needs of staff.

Innovative educator determined to maximize performance by identifying and facilitating training needs in Educational Technology. Offering 5-year background preparing training documentation, determining training needs and carrying out needs assessments. Organized and personable individual proficient in Educational Technology.

Communicative and organized professional possessing advanced technical writing skills and in-depth knowledge of best training program practices.

Charismatic and dependable Elementary Teacher with 10 years of experience delivering educational assistance and instruction to various levels of learners.

Innovative STEAM leader bringing 10 year background instructing students. Expertise in classroom oversight, course planning and behavior management. Successful at collaborating with teachers, administrative leaders and support specialists to meet individual student needs. Committed to encouraging higher-order thinking to increase student performance.

Accomplishments
  • Graduated Cum Laude Honors
  • Won “Star Teacher” award at Summit School of the Poconos in 2018.
  • Technology Integration - Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.
  • Two time recipient of the PPL Empowering Teachers grant for educational technology.
  • Teacher Mentor to new teachers
  • Designed and conducted a well-received professional development workshop for Freckle staff in August, 2018.
  • Designed and conducted a well-received professional development workshop for Student Behaviors staff in January, 2020.
Skills
  • Data Organization
  • Teacher and Administrator Training
  • Professional Development Implementations
  • Classroom Teaching & Support
  • Project Management
  • Experiential learning
  • Differentiated and Personalized Instruction
  • Educational Technology Facilitator
  • Innovative Lesson Planning
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum Design & Development
  • Workshop Coordination
  • Written And Verbal Communication
  • Proficient in Netsuite
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
Work History
Professional Development Specialist, 06/2021 to Current
Mckinsey Warsaw, IN,
  • Consulted that ensures successful Implementations of Edgenuity platforms in schools and districts.
  • Developed and delivered various training courses for staff's on-going education needs.
  • Worked directly with teachers and administrators providing engaging small and large group presentations.
  • Assisted in coordination of onsite product training and professional development sessions to teachers and administrators
  • Adjusted sessions to fit needs of participants
  • Provided personalized targeted support to teachers, academic coaches and administrators.
  • Worked with educators to analyze data and apply it to instruction making data driven decisions
  • Consulted with various levels of school administration and stakeholders to determine training priorities and needs of staff.
Elementary Teacher, Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade, 11/2016 to 06/2021
Urbandale Community School District Urbandale, IA,
  • Successful implementation of educational technology into classroom
  • Started STEAM based learning in school.
  • STEAM integration into all areas of learning.
  • Educational Technology lead facilitator for staff members.
  • Lead professional development seminars for staff
  • Piloted Robotics program
  • Robotics coach and leader for K-12
  • Coding integration in all subject areas.
  • Supported first year teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for all subject areas.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • 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.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Collaborated with parents of students to increase comprehensive and long-term success.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations including math and language arts.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom including differentiated instruction.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Planned and implemented integrated Social Studies lessons to meet national standards.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Networked with other educators to promote awareness of advanced teaching practices and development of 21st Century skills.
  • Served on education committee for curriculum development.
  • Developed project-based curriculum to meet PA Common Core Standards.
  • Incorporated flexible seating for student engagement.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Facilitated democratic classroom to give student voice.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives in all subject areas.
Elementary Long-Term Substitute Teacher, 09/2010 to 01/2011
Pleasant Valley Area School District City, STATE,
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Taught diverse subjects for grades K-8, successfully delivering seamless teaching in absence of regular teacher.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
Long-Term Substitute Teacher, Kindergarten, 09/2006 to 01/2007
Bangor Area School District City, STATE,
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher for classrooms by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Took over kindergarten class for 2 months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 12/2005
to
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania - East Stroudsburg, PA
GPA:
  • Majored in Elementary Education
  • Graduated cum laude
: Information Systems Management, Expected in
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Saint Francis University - Loretto, PA,
GPA:

Attended freshman year.

  • Majored in Information Systems Management
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001
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Pocono Mountain East High School - Swiftwater, PA
GPA:
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Head teacher for Camp Invention, June 2019. Facilitated students through multiple modules a day in which students collaborated, innovate and design prototypes. Students were to learn from their failures through trial and error as well as use critical thinking and problem solving skills that students can apply to in their daily lives.

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School Attended
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Saint Francis University
  • Pocono Mountain East High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Professional Development Specialist
  • Elementary Teacher, Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade
  • Elementary Long-Term Substitute Teacher
  • Long-Term Substitute Teacher, Kindergarten
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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