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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Special Education Teacher with 10 years of successful experience in Special Education Teaching strategies and Implementing ARD's. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success of management of the department. Strengths in Co-Teaching and Behavior Management backed by training in Leadership.

Skills
  • Member of Campus Leadership Team - Provides guidance to Principals on all aspects of Special Education.
  • Developed Social Skills Lessons: Implemented Restorative Practice Circles to improve student behavior.
  • Facilitated PLC's on Effective Co-Teaching Models- Developed trainings and provided coaching to teachers on Co-Teaching and Inclusion Support in the classroom.
  • Developed a Campus Behavior Plan - Created a campus-wide behavior management system with a positive and proactive approach to managing student behavior.
  • Special Ed. Dept. Chair - Supervised department staff ensuring all legal guidelines and mandates were implemented.
  • Work collaboratively with Teachers to ensure students were receiving the appropriate accommodations/designated supports as outlined in their IEP.
  • Completed a District Level Campus Leadership Development Program. Career Pathways- Provided coaching to teachers in specific areas as instructed by the Prncipal to include: Classroom Management, Instructional Practices
Work History
Spec. Ed. Dept. Chair, 08/2017 - Current
Fullbloom Elkton, FL,  Serve as a direct link between the building and the Special Education Assessment Team for all eligibility determination meetings in relation to evaluations/re-evaluations. Coordinate entry of all demographic and/or screening information for all evaluations into the computerized IEP system. Assist with the maintenance of individual records of all students receiving special services. Problem solve directly with individual or large groups of students to provide direct support to the learning community. Ability to work on a one-on-one basis in small or large groups of children. Keep informed of legal requirements governing Special Education. Serve as a resource for special needs issues on a building level. Perform such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as assigned from time to time by the Director of Special Services.
ICS (In Class Support)/Co-Teacher , 2016 - 07/2017
Spring ISD City, STATE, Identify the needs of assigned students through formal and informal assessments. Review referral data, history and assessment data to develop appropriate goals and objectives for each student. Collaborate with general education teachers regarding the educational, social, emotional and physical needs and objectives of each student. Plan, develop and implement individualized learning plans for each student. Design appropriate teaching strategies. Prepare instructional materials and lesson plans according to Individual Educational Plans (IEPs)review IEPs with parents, school administrators and general education teacher. Provide ICS (In Class Support) and/or Co-Teaching using one of 6 Best Practice Co-Teaching Models (Parallel Teaching, Alternative Teaching, Station Teaching, One-Teach, One Assist, One-Teach, One Observe, or Team Teaching) 
Spec. Ed Lead Teacher, 01/2012 - 01/2016
Rapides Parish Schools City, STATE,

Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty. Met with parents, to review annual IEP's (Individual Education Plan) to ensure that students strengths and deficits were addressed. Ensured parents were informed of their rights as well as acknowledging that we were working together as a team to ensure the success of the student. Privacy of the student was strictly adhered to. Also met weekly in PLC (Professional Learning Communities) with other teachers. Established a great rapport with teachers, administrators and other staff members.

Special Education Resource Teacher , 07/2010 - 11/2011
Hardin County Schools City, STATE,

Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty. Met with parents, to review annual IEP's (Individual Education Plan) to ensure that students strengths and deficits were addressed. Ensured parents were informed of their rights as well as acknowledging that we were working together as a team to ensure the success of the student. Privacy of the student was strictly adhered to. Also met weekly in PLC (Professional Learning Communities) with other teachers. Established a great rapport with teachers, administrators and other staff members.

Education
Master of Arts: Spec. Ed. Learning Behavior Disorder P-12, Expected in 2011
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Georgetown College - Georgetown , KY
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M.A. - LBD

Bachelor of Arts: Human Resources, Expected in 2009
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Sullivan University - Louisiville , KY
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: Principal Certification:, Expected in 08/2020
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Lamar University - Beaumont, Tx ,
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School Attended

  • Georgetown College
  • Sullivan University
  • Lamar University

Job Titles Held:

  • Spec. Ed. Dept. Chair
  • ICS (In Class Support)/Co-Teacher
  • Spec. Ed Lead Teacher
  • Special Education Resource Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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