Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Dedicated industry professional; adaptable to the changing needs of students and families serviced; approaching each individual thoughtfully, evaluating and breaking down social, behavioral and academic issues and devising supportive plans that foster skill building, growth and success. Excellent verbal and written communicator, with a strong background in cultivating positive relationships and exceeding goals. Reliable, punctual, forward-thinking with a proven willingness to take on any task to support team collaboration and help build successful learners.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavioral Support Plans
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Social skill development
  • Tracking client progress
  • Self-management
  • Group behavioral intervention programs
  • Goal setting
  • Therapy team planning
  • Observation
  • Evidence-based interventions
  • Client goal planning
Registered Behavioral Therapist, 06/2017 to Current
Kansas State University FoundationSalina, KS,

I work with students in public school systems, as well as private home settings; creating & implementing behavioral, social and academic plans based on individual needs to support & foster growth, development and successful learning in all aspects, academically and socially.

These children have a wide variety of disabilities, including ASD and ADHD. In addition to implementing existing behavior plans, it is also my responsibility to provide data tracking, conduct frequent assessments and re-evaluate previously identified goals and objectives, in order to better individualize care and ensure greater success. I work effectively with a diverse team to accomplish daily objectives and meet long-term goals; embracing challenges and developing successful solutions.

Teaching Assistant / Substitute Teacher, 08/2011 to 06/2017
High Road SchoolCity, STATE,

*As a TA (Teaching Assistant), is was my responsibility to Implement daily lesson plans for students with goal-specific IEP’s, requiring individualized academic support in an alternative setting. Additionally, I provided instructional support and modifications to student learning programs, improving and building skills. By offering Direct Reading Support, via pull-out program (IRSPIndividualized Reading Support Program), I was able to develop curriculum to support / build reading deficits at the phonemic level, targeting working memory, dyslexia and functioning word/letter awareness. Lastly, I implemented Behavior Management/Crisis Intervention when necessary to ensure the safety of students and staff.

Teaching Assistant /Substitute Paraprofessional, 09/2009 to 06/2011
Wallingford Public SchoolsCity, STATE,

As a Teaching Assistant / Substitute, it was my responsibility to assist the classroom teacher with the instruction / needs of specific students, and those students requiring additional academic help in an alternative setting. I also supervised / assisted students during free play and structured indoor activities.

  • Kept over 40 students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Played [Type] educational games in classroom, supervising [Number] to [Number] students during absence of classroom teacher.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
Teaching Assistant, 08/2008 to 08/2009
Aces Mill Road SchoolCity, STATE,

As a Teaching Assistant, it was my responsibility to support the classroom teacher with the daily planning and instruction of students, as well as the implement behavior management/modification when necessary. It was also necessary to attend all required training programs offered to improve skills/knowledge in the classroom.

  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records and created safe environments during activities, meals and breaks.
  • Helped teachers with material generation, lesson plan development, class preparation, scheduling, exam distribution and student mentoring.
  • Educated students, maximized learning capabilities and sharpened classroom interest through effective instructional techniques.
  • Attended all scheduled sessions and maintained open hours for general availability.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: English, Expected in 05/1993
Western Connecticut State University - Danbury, CT
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1990
New Fairfield High School - New Fairfield, CT

Board Certified and Registered Behavioral Therapist, Wallingford CT August 2018 - present

Completed 32 hour training course at the Reading Institute, Laurel MD, July 2016: Phonetic Deficits in Multi-level Learners

Level 3 Behavior Management Trained/Certified, 2009 – present:

Life Crisis Intervention

Behavior Modification

  • Certified, Registered Behavioral Therapist, Connecticut Behavioral Health- 2018, license is active and current

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