Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
I am an School Readiness Coach with a many years experience in Early Childhood Education for children birth to 5 years of age. I am ambitious in my role and have the skill set in implementing progressive teaching methods as well as staying current with studies and publications on child development and best classroom practice.
  • Certified in Early Childhood Education
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Classroom management
  • Toddler and Pre-school Curriculum
  • Head Start Programs
  • Strong Communicator
  • Curriculum development and assessment
  • Lesson planning
  • Extensive knowledge of training methods
  • Practice Based Coaching
  • CLASS Certified
  • Staff development
  • Supervision 

I have trained over 100 Head Start staff members. I have managed classes of up to 19 students. I have designed weekly lesson plans focused on age and developmentally appropriate materials. I recieved the Helen Hollingshed Taylor Memorial Scholarship for Higher Education and was nominated as Teacher of the Year at State level.
2017 to Current
School Readiness Coach Bright Horizons Family Solutons Pleasant Grove, UT,
Ensure the safety of children at all times. Ensure safety is a priority in performing all job responsibilities. Assess, observe and provide feedback and modeling of effective teaching practices directly related program performance goals. Ensure curriculums and best practices are implemented in all program options birth to 5 years of age. Provide New Employee Orientation related to specific content areas assigned. Ensure data is entered accurately into data system. Complete
paperwork and monthly reports accurately and timely. Monitor assigned contents to ensure compliance with Federal Performance Standards and State Childcare licensing. Connect with community partners and community of coaches. Recruit participants. Use data to be objective when providing on-going support and feedback. Participate in recruitment of participants. Use data to be objective when providing ongoing support and feedback to staff, building moral and acting as a resource person. Provide ongoing communication between School Readiness Specialist, Program Director and any other other relevant staff. Model Respectful Workplace Policy when interacting with WICAP customers, community members and colleagues. Be responsible to ensure compliance with confidentiality policy and HIPPA regulations.Perform other relevant responsibilities as required by the program and as outlined in position expectations. Maintain current, valid driver’s license and liability insurance at all times on any personal vehicle used to conduct WICAP business. Participate in professional development, sometimes off-site, at the request and of the supervisor. Assure that a positive image of WICAP is portrayed at all times.
07/2009 to 2014
Education Coordinator/Center Manager WICAP Head Start City, STATE,
Provide techniques for challenging behaviors. Observed students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support. Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels and collaborated community partnerships. Monitored weekly lesson plans and classroom implementation. Monitored Socialization plans and implemtation. Provided support for teaching staff on weekly basis through intentional mentoring. Observed home-visits and socializations. Ensured active supervision at all times during the school day. Ensured the safety of children and staff at all times. Ensures staff and parents followed Head Start Performance Standards and company policies and procedures.Managed team of 27of professionals. Directed strategic initiatives to achieve program goals. 
10/1993 to 04/2009
Lead Teacher WICAP Head Start City, STATE,
Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. Maintained daily records of children’s individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps. Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles. Established a safe play environment for the children. Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
Education and Training
Expected in 1993
: Early Childhood Education
Boise State University - Boise, Idaho
  • Planning a safe and healthy learning environment
  • Advancing children's physical and intellectual development
  • Supporting children's social and emotional development
  • Building productive relationships with families
  • Managing an effective program operation
  • Maintaining a commitment to professionalism
  • Observing and recording children's behavior
  • Understanding principles of child development and learning
Expected in 2002
Associate of Applied Science: Early Childhood Education
Treasure Valley Community College - Ontario, Oregon
  • Develop, implement and manage developmentally appropriate curriculum that supports physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development for children ages infant through 8 years.
  • Demonstrate the use of elective communication strategies to build collaborative relationships with families to assist them with skill-building in guidance, nutrition, self-esteem, cognitive skills and appropriate activity choices for their child.
  • Practice standards for professional ethics as applied in the early childhood environment including confidentiality and the use of communication skills in collaborative relationships with administration and coworkers.
  • Master application skills appropriate for infant to 8 years in mathematics, science and language arts, including letter and number recognition measurement, graphs, tables, colors, reading and writing.
  • Master classroom management skills to facilitate schedule and use of environment to maximize children's abilities to make choices, explore personal power, develop empathy and caring behaviors, learn responsible roles for classroom and appropriate relationships.
Expected in 2011
Bachelor of Arts: Early Childhood Education Administration
Ashford University - Clinton , Iowa
  • Demonstrate knowledge of child development principles, including cognitive, language, physical and affective domains, in creating environments that are healthy, supportive, and challenging for children.
  • Analyze the influence and impact of families and communities on a child’s learning and development.
  • Design and assess developmentally appropriate strategies and programs promoting positive development and learning for children.
  • Apply leadership principles in directing and managing a child care setting.
  • Identify components of personnel management in the recruiting, hiring, and maintenance of staff in quality child care settings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fiscal, legal, ethical, and program requirements in administrating quality child care settings.
Expected in 2013
Master of Arts: Education
Ashford University - Clinton, Iowa
Design appropriate and challenging learning experiences informed by analysis of how learners develop individually across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical patterns to promote student learning and growth.
Employ differentiated instructional practices aligned with learner strengths and differences, diverse cultures, and diverse communities to promote student learning in a safe, collaborative, engaging, inclusive, 21st century learning environment.
Design a variety of evidence-based assessments used for ongoing evaluation of student progress, and to guide teacher and learner decision making.
Execute an action research study that draws on the research and methods of various disciplines to address local or global educational issues.
Design learner-centered instruction aligned with Common Core State Standards, digital age standards (NETS-S), and 21st Century skills to promote learner achievement and growthEngage in continuous professional growth through leadership in educational environments and the demonstration of legal and ethical behavior in professional practicesUse knowledge of subject matter and central concepts of the discipline(s) to create technology-enriched learning environments that promote learner achievement and innovation.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders through written communication, verbal communication, and a variety of current and emerging digital age tools to ensure learner growth and to advance the professionUse a range of digital technology tools to research, organize, evaluate, and communicate information while exhibiting an understanding of ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of information technologies

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School Attended

  • Boise State University
  • Treasure Valley Community College
  • Ashford University
  • Ashford University

Job Titles Held:

  • School Readiness Coach
  • Education Coordinator/Center Manager
  • Lead Teacher


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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