school attendance officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Results-focused professional with over 28 years of experience building lasting relationships with numerous people from diverse backgrounds. Conscientious individual with the ability to use discretion when obtaining, reviewing, or sharing information. Proactive and organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in working with school and court systems to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes. Creative and out-of-the box thinker with strong networking abilities.

  • Multi-tasking and organizational agility
  • Problem solving/decision making strengths
  • Adaptable
  • Self-management capabilities
  • Communicate in a clear, concise, and concrete way
  • Managing relationships with diverse populations
10/1992 to Current
School Attendance Officer State Of Mississippi Panola County, MS,
  • Coordinates with any public or private agency to locate and identify all compulsory-school-age children who are not attending school.
  • Investigates all cases of non-attendance and unlawful absence by compulsory school age children
  • Collects and maintains information concerning absenteeism, dropouts, and other attendance-related problems, as may be required by law or the Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement.
  • Gathers, evaluates and stores documents securely in permanent records.
  • Prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Performs site visits to homes and schools.
  • Provides excellent service and attention to clients when face-to-face or through phone conversations while meticulously noting details.
  • Secures the provisions of social and/or welfare services that may be required to enable any child to attend school
  • Tracks data regarding student absences, truancy offenses and disciplinary actions with daily updates.
  • Complies with established Mississippi Department of Education procedures and legal requirements of the state of Mississippi.
  • Cooperates with all courts of competent jurisdiction.
  • Files petitions cases with all courts of competent jurisdiction.
  • Presents cases before all courts of competent jurisdiction.
  • Supervises probations as ordered by courts.
  • Offers hands-on training and coaching for junior staff on office policies and regulations.
  • Answers questions and fulfills requests with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Demonstrates self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs without direct supervision.
08/2012 to 08/2018
Founding Director University Of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE,
  • Devised organizational vision, mission and foundational structure to facilitate early growth.
  • Assisted with developing goals and improvement plans for each objective.
  • Oversaw teams of youth volunteers focused on reducing the dropout rate and living a healthy and drug-free lifestyle.
  • Advised children and helped to foster improved levels of self-worth and confidence.
  • Promoted positive influence for teens by demonstrating appropriate behavior, listening carefully to others and showing respect for people of all ages.
  • Mentored students and offered empowering leadership opportunities.
  • Prepared, monitored, and maintained budgets with accuracy and transparency.
  • Researched grant opportunities and assisted with grant writing proposals.
  • Presented talks at community groups to promote organizational mission and programs.
  • Secured funding from local county and city governments as well as from civic organizations.
  • Directed event productions in collaboration with sponsors, hosts and internal teams.
  • Organized all event logistics and operations, including facility selection, pricing, transportation, accommodations, food and beverage selections and audio-visual arrangements.
  • Assessed event success and uncovered room for improvement through participant feedback.
  • Hosted over 800 attendees during annual events.
  • Selected décor and materials to meet the vision and mission of the event.
12/2012 to 01/2017
Instructor Northwest Community College City, STATE,
  • Attended workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Integrated academic and vocational curricula to help students learn variety of skills.
  • Taught concepts found on standardized tests and built necessary support skills to help students perform well.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Helped students succeed through coaching, mentoring and positive reinforcement.
  • Instructed students of various backgrounds and learning styles by employing variety of instructional resources.
  • Mentored and tutored individual students struggling to understand lecture objectives.
  • Integrated technology into classroom as instructional tools.
  • Trained more than 100 students using traditional and hands-on training approaches.
  • Clearly communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students.
  • Determined training needs of each student through academic assessments.
  • Taught both day and evening classes.
  • Performed skills evaluations to uncover students' areas of interest and competencies.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to field, available technologies and improved instructional strategies.
  • Tracked individual student progress and adjusted teaching methods to improve understanding of material.
  • Helped students build useful skills such as writing proficiency and reading comprehension.
  • Completed documentation and maintained files.
  • Selected curriculum and developed lesson plans based on class needs.
  • Built relationships with students of all cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Reached out to community resources and school administrators to gather materials for classroom instruction and special projects.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1992 to to
Bachelor of Science: General Studies
Delta State University - Cleveland, MS

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  • Delta State University

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  • Founding Director
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  • Bachelor of Science

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