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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Information and research professional skilled at collecting, compiling, describing, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data and information related to matters under study. Involved with several academic and grant project initiatives. Various research areas including: education, teacher quality, health, multicultural education, special education, learning disabilities and minority groups. Worked as an independent research consultant. Recognized for research contributions in many published articles. Completed statistics and research methods courses for college credit and familiar with SPSS program.

Core Qualifications

Triangulate information

Database searching

Interpret data trends

Code data

Compile data


Verify validity and reliability of data

Interpret findings

Data visualization

Communicate findings

Organize Information

Experience
2007 to 10/2014
Research Assistant Public Health Management Corporation Harrisburg, PA,

Provided direct research services to university faculty completing academic publications and other projects.

Kept records of information obtained during research.

Conducted research of the literature.

Conducted analysis of data.

Interpreted, draws conclusions, and discusses with principal investigator.

Collaborated with other researchers.

Collaborated with team of individuals at several universities to complete projects.

Continuously communicated with faculty concerning satisfying their information needs.

Contributed to team decisions about research directions.

Ensured the validity and reliability of data at all times.

Sought data from university library online databases using relevant search descriptors.

Traveled to different university libraries to gather data and consult with other professionals.

Read, analyzed and evaluated all data found to determine its significance to individual projects.

Used coding sheets to organize relevant information.

Conducted inter-rater reliability checks with other research assistants.

Created research matrices or visual representations of data found using Microsoft software.

Transferred data into charts and tables created through computer software.

Converted and organized data into triangulation tables using a self-created coding process.

Taught graduate students how to perform library research and the research process.

Proofread and reviewed graduate students academic research papers and gave them feedback.

Noted as a co-author for one published article.


11/2009 to 05/2011
Home Visitor Pacific Asian Consortum In Employment (Pace) Los Angeles, CA,

Implemented early childhood intervention program for at-risk children and families.

Planned program objectives, long-term goals, and final transition measures for families.

Conducted parent interviews, needs assessments, and surveys.

Conducted developmental assessments and tracked data using various assessment online tools. .

Provided families with developmentally appropriate activities and information

designed to enhance the child's intellectual, social-emotional, motor, and language abilities.

Maintained accurate records including health information, assessments, IFSP documentation, screening instruments, anecdotal observations and other required forms.

Planned weekly home visits and socialization groups.

Used community literacy to teach children and planned trips to the library with families.

Coordination of periodic medical screening activities.

Collected donated books for distribution to low-income families and hosted literacy fairs.

09/2008 to 11/2009
Project Coordinator Maximus, Inc. Fort Pierce, FL,

Coordinated grant project focused on training and providing scholarships to pre-service teachers.

Recruited, mentored, and planned monthly meetings with students involved with the project.

Assisted students with registering for college courses.

Updated student information into the Banner database.

Pushed to meet program goals and comply with university, federal and state policies.

Allocated project funds, budgets, and spending.

Performed file maintenance, processed paperwork, and prepared purchase orders.

Corresponded with various departments, faculty, and staff at the university.

Planned the summer seminar, contacted seminar speakers, and prepared seminar venues.

Advertised project to the public in various ways.

05/2006 to 07/2008
Undergraduate Research Intern North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University, Human Performance And Leisure Studies City, STATE,

Managed data to be disseminated into publications focused on public health topics.

Continuously communicated with faculty concerning satisfying their information needs.

Scoured through hundreds of sources to find data including libraries and electronic databases.

Read, analyzed and evaluated all data found to determine its significance to the projects.

Transferred data into charts and tables created through computer software and wrote citations.

Acknowledged for contributions in (five) final published articles.

Shared my experiences and the results of the studies through an oral presentation.

Education
Expected in 2014
Masters: Library and Information Studies
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Greensboro, NC
GPA:
Expected in 2007
Bachelors of Arts: History
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University - Greensboro, NC
GPA:
Expected in 2002
Bachelors of Arts: Political Science/Public Administration
Fayetteville State University - Fayetteville, NC
GPA:
Project Involvement

Project Fostering Inclusive Responsive Educators (F.I.R.E.),

Project Director, Dr. Cathy Kea, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Preparing Urban New Hires (P.U.S.H),

Project Director, Dr. Cathy Kea, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction


NASA Project: Enhancing STEM Education in Schools Through Research Experience, Project Director, Dr. MukhtaJost, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Preparing Pre-service Educators for Cultural Diversity: How Far Have We Come? Principle Investigators, Dr. Cathy Kea, North Carolina A&T State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction & Dr. Stanley Trent, The University of Virginia, School of Education


Differences in Health Related Behaviors and Body Mass Index Risk Categories in African American Women in College

Principle Investigator, Dr. PhoebeeAdjibade, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Human Performance and Leisure Studies.


Health Risks Behaviors of Black Male College Students: Seat Belt Use, Smoking, and Obesity Status Principle Investigator, Dr. PhoebeeAdjibade, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Human Performance and Leisure Studies.


Physical Activity Patterns by Campus Housing Status among African American Female College Students, Dr. Phoebe Adjibade, Journal of Black Studies, published online 22 February 2011, jbs.sagepub.com


BMI and Health Behaviors in African American Women, Dr. Phoebe Adjibade, Journal of the National Medical Association, January 2011, Vol 103, No 1


Supervising of Tobacco Advertising Youth: Pilot Study of Convenience Stores in Virginia Principle Investigator, Dr. Phoebee Adjibade, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Human Performance and Leisure Studies.



Publications

Beyond Brown: Empirical research on diverse learners with or at-risk for specific learning disabilities. Trent, S., Driver, M.K., Rodriguez, D., Oh K., Stewart, S., and Kea, C. in the process of publication


Technical Skills

Hardware

PC, Laptop, Scanner, Fax Machine, Printer, Copier, Digital Camera, Voice Recorder


Applications

Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SPSS, Publisher, Databases, Google Docs, Web 2.0 tools


Communication Tools

Google Sites, Email, Social Media, YouTube

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • Fayetteville State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Research Assistant
  • Home Visitor
  • Project Coordinator
  • Undergraduate Research Intern
Degrees
  • Masters
  • Bachelors of Arts
  • Bachelors of Arts

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