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special education paraprofessional resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Enthusiastic Paraprofessional and classroom support aide knowledgeable about education improvement plans and approaches. Offering 10 years' in education working with all students. Tech-savvy and adept user of Google Classroom, zoom and various classroom technologies. Knowledgeable about school processes and improvement strategies focused on differentiated learners. I am a motivated educator with deep passion for helping students excel by supporting teachers and enhancing classroom environments.

Skills
  • Special needs
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Differentiated learning techniques
  • Student assessment and achievement
  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Classroom management
  • Learning assessments
  • Creative lesson plan development
  • Course material development
  • Coaching
Experience
Special Education Paraprofessional, 08/2015 - Current
Lighthouse Academies North Little Rock, AR,
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve life-long educational goals.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on lessons to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate strategies which addressed individual learning styles.
  • Employed wide variety of fiction and non-fiction textual materials to encourage students to read independently.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques to facilitate classroom discipline.
  • Assisted teachers with assignments, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading as needed.
  • Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
  • Instructed special needs students in Math and Language Arts using assistive technologies.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies, especially now with online learning.
Special Education Paraprofessional, 10/2015 - 05/2016
Lighthouse Academies Pine Bluff, AR,
  • Advised the instructor regarding student behavior or issues that required immediate addressing.
  • Provided support to the students through specialized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Arranged and led activities for students, including Math and Writing skills.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies to support maximum efficiency.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 2 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts and writing exercises.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Incorporated technology into classrooms to maximize student progress and understanding of course material.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
Special Education Paraprofessional, 08/2012 - 10/2015
Lighthouse Academies Gary, IN,
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition using action cards.
  • Met one-on-one with autism students, utilizing customized behavioral plans.
  • Provided support to the students through specialized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop effective, individualized learning strategies.
  • Spoke with parents to discuss student progress and coordinate meetings.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students to engage individuals and groups throughout day.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Wrote daily and weekly lesson plans.
  • Arranged and led activities for students, including differentiated instruction and one-on-one.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Used games, worksheets to help build cognitive skills, and problem-solving exercises and repetition to assist students in learning foundational educational concepts.
Assistant Teacher , 08/2010 - 06/2012
Save The Children Nashville, TN,
  • Arranged and led activities for students, including Math and Language Arts.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records and created safe environments during activities, meals and naps.
  • Created individualized reading learning centers to improve program delivery.
  • Delivered exemplary instructor support by assisting with curriculum development, administering tests and grading papers.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Educated students, maximized learning capabilities and sharpened classroom interest through effective instructional techniques.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 5 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts and comprehension.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
Education and Training
: Elementary Education, Expected in
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Oglala Lakota College - Kyle, SD,
GPA:
Status -
Paraprofessional Certificate of Completion: Special Education, Expected in 05/2016
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Department of Public Instruction - Bismarck, ND,
GPA:
Status -
  • Completed professional development in Special Education Paraprofessional public instruction in 2016. The certificate was issued in 2017.
Educational Training For Parents And Staff of Native American Students.: Education, Expected in 12/2016
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Lakota Nations Education Conference - Rapid City, SD,
GPA:
Status -
Certificate of Completion: Initial Mind-Body Medicine, Expected in 11/2017
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The Center For Mind-Body Medicine - Kyle, SD,
GPA:
Status -
  • Completed professional development in integrating mind-body medicine into clinical practice, medical education and trauma healing.
WKSP: Autism: Strategies: Special Education, Expected in 12/2017
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University of South Dakota - Vermillion, SD
GPA:
Status -
  • Completed professional development with the University of South Dakota through completing a workshop online on Autism: Strategies, earning 6 credits towards College.
Education Department Praxis Preparation Study Session : Elementary Education, Expected in 09/2020
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Oglala Lakota College - Kyle, SD,
GPA:
Status -

Education Department Praxis Preparation Study Session 2020-2021

Virtual Seminar in Zoom, a Praxis Preparation Seminar.

Career Development Workshop For Education Majors: Elementary Education, Expected in 09/2020
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Oglala Lakota College - Kyle, SD,
GPA:
Status -

A Career Development Workshop for Education Majors focusing on the following: InTASC Portfolio Workshop (advanced and beginners portfolio workshop) and Making a Good Impression Workshop (Application for Teacher Preparation Program, cover letter and resume development, and interviewing skills).

Activities and Honors

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School Attended

  • Oglala Lakota College
  • Department of Public Instruction
  • Lakota Nations Education Conference
  • The Center For Mind-Body Medicine
  • University of South Dakota
  • Oglala Lakota College
  • Oglala Lakota College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Assistant Teacher

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Paraprofessional Certificate of Completion
  • Educational Training For Parents And Staff of Native American Students.
  • Certificate of Completion
  • WKSP: Autism: Strategies
  • Education Department Praxis Preparation Study Session
  • Career Development Workshop For Education Majors

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