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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Talented education professional with a collaborative mentality and passion for improving literacy. Student-focused and well-organized with excellent communication and planning abilities. Fully-credentialed in the state of Texas. Hardworking and reliable Reading Specialist with strong ability in training teachers. Offering experience and ability to multi-task. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Skills
  • Individualized Support
  • Tutoring Skills
  • Classroom Leadership
  • Testing Proficiency
  • Materials Preparation
  • Literacy Support
  • Motivating Students
  • Excellent Classroom Management
  • Computer Skills
  • Good Work Ethic
  • People Skills
  • Team Building
  • Organizational Skills
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Active Listening
  • Relationship Building
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Supervision & Leadership
Experience
06/2020 to Current
Reading Specialist Kennedy Krieger Institute Baltimore, MD,
  • Developed and deepened successful relationships with teachers in order to provide optimal support.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
  • Evaluated student needs to provide helpful resources and support.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
08/2014 to 07/2020
Classroom Teacher East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover required course material.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for students.
  • Worked with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Taught groups of up to 22 students and provided individual support.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Graded tests and papers and uploaded grading information to district system.
  • Organized supplies and art and musical resources to foster creative and welcoming classroom environment.
06/1990 to 07/2014
Classroom Teacher East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover required course material.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for students.
  • Worked with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Taught groups of up to 22 students and provided individual support.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Gave quizzes and tests to assess student understanding of material.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Graded tests and papers and uploaded grading information to district system.
  • Organized supplies and art and musical resources to foster creative and welcoming classroom environment.
  • Created study guides and supporting materials to reiterate lecture details and prepare students for tests.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/1989 to to
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education - Reading Specialization
Lamar University - Beaumont, TX
GPA:
Expected in 08/1989 to to
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education
Lamar University - Beaumont, TX
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Cohort Leader, Region 5 - 2020

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lamar University
  • Lamar University

Job Titles Held:

  • Reading Specialist
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Classroom Teacher

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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