special education director crisis interventionist transition coordinator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Seeking a full-time position within the fields of School Counseling and/or Special Education Administration.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Certified special educator and school counselor. Knowledgeable special services director and administrator. Proficient in identifying, providing, coordinating, and progress monitoring appropriate services and related goals, supports, therapies, interventions, and transitional planning within special populations.
  • Experienced in advocacy, academic, transition, and crisis intervention counseling.
  • Implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures, services, and development of community and agency relationships and referrals, in compliance with laws such as FERPA, HIPAA, IDEA, FAPE, ADA, section 504, and other related legislation.
  • Skilled in educational administration, clinical management, business development, and community leadership. Veteran liaison between district and site administration, community members, stakeholders, students, families, and related agencies.
  • Qualified in identification and appropriation of financial, district, site, staff, and community resources. Coordination of grant writing and fundraising efforts, in conjunction with local community members, stakeholders, leadership, and non-profit organizations / foundations.
  • Trained in suicide awareness and prevention. Certified in crisis prevention / crisis intervention and de-escalation and American Red Cross CPR / first aid.
  • Proficient in multiple technology platforms, such as Microsoft Office and Teams, Blackboard, PowerSchool, EdPlan, Canvas, Infinite Campus, Google Suite, Discovery Education, Cengage Learning, and other multimedia platforms for virtual instruction, progress monitoring, assessment administration, targeting goals and related objectives, and measuring response to intervention.
08/2021 to Current Special Education Director / Crisis Interventionist / Transition Coordinator Kroger | Monona, WI,
  • Provide leadership and vision to ensure continuous organizational development and improvement, maintaining knowledge of community services and resources.
  • Administer, evaluate, and interpret needs-based assessments. Identify, implement / provide / coordinate, and evaluate applicable and necessary services and programs, assessing and monitoring response to interventions and effectiveness, based on targeted goals and objectives.
  • Develop partnerships with families, stakeholders, and businesses/organizations, and agencies to build awareness, develop support, and share resources.
  • Evaluate school Special Education programs and monitors the implementation of special education and compliance with regulations and prepare relevant and required documentation and reports.
  • Assess school climate, education, social emotional learning, and mental health needs, provide appropriate responses, services, interventions to improve and support success, performance, and wellness while maintaining high expectations, equity, inclusiveness, and social justice.
08/2018 to 07/2021 IEP Case Manager / Special Educator Edmond Public Schools | City, STATE,
  • Provide academic and post-secondary educational and vocational advising, crisis prevention and response, intervention, de-escalation, and conflict mediation.
  • Design differentiated curriculum. Provide individualized instruction aligned with universal design learning strategies, in addition to providing identified accommodations, modifications, and related supports necessary to facilitate student academic success and social emotional well-being.
  • Administer, proctor, and evaluate normative, criterion based, and standardized assessments. Interpreting and evaluate results to identify areas of weakness, appropriate interventions, and goal progress monitoring and mastery.
01/2014 to 12/2018 Differentiated Curriculum Design & Instruction Self Employed Services | City, STATE,
  • Design differentiated curriculum. Provide instruction aligned with universal design learning strategies.
  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of appropriate services, interventions, accommodations, therapies, social activities, & educational outings.
  • Provide individualized instruction, monitor student grades and progress.
08/2000 to 12/2016 Clinic Manager Ronald S. Kline, MD | City, STATE,
  • Manage medical clinic. Serve as medical assistant.
  • Coordinate community outreach cancer awareness and prevention events
  • Implement compliance with federal and insurance regulations. Complete provider credentialing.
  • Manage accounts payable and receivable. Perform insurance authorizations, billing, and appeals processes and patient billing. Maintain patient records and confidential information, in accordance with privacy laws.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2022 M.Ed | School of Counseling Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Oklahoma, GPA:
Expected in MSW Coursework | Social Work The University of Texas At Arlington, Arlington, TX GPA:
Expected in 05/2009 Bachelor of Arts | Community Psychology, Minor in Biology Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN GPA:
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Professional Organization of Educators (POE)
  • Member, American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and Oklahoma School Counselor Association (OSCA)
  • Member, OKC Metro Transitions Team
  • Member, OKC Regional Special Education Directors
  • OK SDE certified educator: Secondary (9-12) Biological Sciences (HOUSSE), Middle Level Social Studies, School Counselor ( Passed, pending degree conferment)
  • Trained in trauma-informed education, suicide awareness and prevention, and substance use/abuse prevention.
  • American Red Cross certified, First Aid and CPR
  • Certified in Crisis Intervention, Response, and Prevention: ICISF (International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute)
  • Oklahoma Transitions Institute (OTI) Trained Educator

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School Attended

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • The University of Texas At Arlington
  • Saint Cloud State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Director / Crisis Interventionist / Transition Coordinator
  • IEP Case Manager / Special Educator
  • Differentiated Curriculum Design & Instruction
  • Clinic Manager


  • M.Ed
  • MSW Coursework
  • Bachelor of Arts

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