school counselor resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Extremely motivated and hardworking educator committed to doing what is best for students. I enjoy working with people and consider myself a lifelong learner and natural leader. Results-focused team facilitator adept in coordinating and instituting IEP and 504 plans, Restorative Practices and School Climate initiatives. Proficient manager of time, schedules and program objectives.

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Proficient with Power School and Protraxx
  • Proficient with Easy IEP, IEP/504 Direct
  • Data collection and presentation
  • Restorative Practices
  • Problem solving
  • Facilitating Professional Development
  • Team collaboration and leadership
  • Program development and management
  • Solutions-focused
  • Working with parents and families
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Student progress reporting
  • Mediation and crisis intervention
  • Student counseling
  • School administration
Work History
08/2014 to Current
School Counselor Nhps New Haven, CT,
  • Coordinated and placed all School Counseling intern students for the district working directly with HR.
  • Provide individual and group counseling for academic and social/emotional needs for 460 students.
  • Delivered Professional Development to staff.
  • Chair of SRBI committee and monitored school wide implementation.
  • Lead facilitator for Social Emotional Learning for the school.
  • Certified Restorative Practices Trainer and Restorative Conferences Facilitator trained the building staff.
  • Facilitate all 504 meetings and participated in PPT meetings as needed.
  • Develop and deliver developmental guidance classroom lessons aligned with state standards to all grade levels.
  • Implemented and delivered various methods of data collection for student success planning for 6th-8th graders.
  • Monitored students during arrival, lunch and dismissal and covered the building for the principal when needed.
  • Analyzed school wide data and work on School Improvement Plan.
  • Provide crisis intervention and follow up referrals as well as participating in the completion of emergency drills.
  • Institute, monitor and adjust a school wide system to reduce truancy and chronic absenteeism.
  • Monitored discipline data and instituted school wide initiatives to reduce discipline and prevent bullying.
  • Schedule students for 9th grade classes at their selected high schools.
  • Chair of Comprehensive School Counseling Committee.
10/2013 to 06/2014
LTS School Counselor Edison, Hall, Bryant And Classical Studies Academy City, STATE,
  • Provided individual counseling for academic and social/emotional needs at multiple schools each week.
  • Facilitated small groups focusing mainly on social needs.
  • Chaired SRBI teams, participated with PBIS teams, and oversaw attendance benchmark procedures.
  • Facilitated all 504 meetings and participated in PPT meetings as needed.
  • Developed and delivered developmental guidance classroom lessons to all grade levels.
  • Worked with all sixth and seventh grade students to complete their Student Success Plans.
  • Supported three SOAR program classrooms and worked with individual program students.
  • Performed classroom observations and data collection for a variety of behavioral concerns.
  • Collaborated with teachers and other support staff to develop and monitor effective interventions.
  • Facilitated truancy PPT meetings and filed with appropriate outside agencies as needed.
  • Provided crisis intervention and follow up referrals.
08/2012 to 06/2013
School Counseling Internship Jockey Hollow Middle School City, STATE,
  • Provided individual counseling for academic and social needs.
  • Facilitated several groups ranging from 2 members to 12 members focusing on a variety of topics.
  • Constructed and delivered a comprehensive school counseling curriculum including student success planning and Naviance components for 5 rotations of students (20-25 students per class).
  • Actively participated in student assistance team meetings, 504/PPT meetings, and team meetings.
  • Facilitated parent/student/teacher meetings.
  • Created and implemented behavior logs to tract SRBI data and converted data into charts for review in meetings.
  • Created, administered and analyzed a small MEASURE to gauge the level of confidence of the students before and after developmental guidance lessons.
  • Created and delivered group evaluations for the small groups and the developmental guidance classes.
  • Participated in the advisor/advisee program.
  • Worked with students on peer mediation and problem solving.
09/2000 to 05/2012
Sales Professional/Assistant Manager of Operations Paraco Gas Corporation City, STATE,
  • Full time outside sales in Fairfield and New Haven counties for residential and commercial bulk propane accounts and cylinder exchange accounts as of May 2006.
  • A commission based position with monthly, quarterly and yearly quotas which I have successfully met and surpassed.
  • Networked to create leads, cold called and responded reactively to have a high close percentage.
  • Participated in and set up trade shows, networking events and special marketing materials and events.
  • Managed two drivers, inputted, scheduled, routed, dispatched, modified and billed all of the cylinder exchange accounts as well as managed each individual account and ensured availability of product.
  • Handled various customer service calls, ran various reports and kept track of bulk inventory and cylinder production throughout the year.
  • Posted meter readings and handle all internal price changes and large deposits as well as trained new employees.
  • Met frequently with technical, product management and service personnel to stay current on company offerings and business policies.
Expected in 12/2016 to to
Certificate of Advanced Study: Educational Leadership And Administration
Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT
Expected in 05/2013 to to
Master of Arts: School Counseling
Fairfield University - Fairfield, CT

Magna Cum Laude

Expected in 12/2006 to to
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT

Summa Cum Laude

Expected in 05/2004 to to
Associate of Science: General Studies
Housatonic Community College, Fairfield University - Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut

Initial Educator-Intermediate Administration and Supervision (092) C102019000432

Professional Educator-Certified School Counselor (068) C092019001287

Licensed by IIRP- Restorative Practices and Restorative Conferences Facilitator

Member ASCA and CSCA

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School Attended

  • Sacred Heart University
  • Fairfield University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Housatonic Community College, Fairfield University

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  • School Counselor
  • LTS School Counselor
  • School Counseling Internship
  • Sales Professional/Assistant Manager of Operations


  • Certificate of Advanced Study
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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