special education preschool assessment teacher resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Special Education Teacher with a mindset toward using data to drive decisions for quality programming and special education student achievement. Proven excellence in collaborating with teams to facilitate effective program planning for special education preschool students within inclusive and specialized settings. Motivated leader with strong organizational and communication skills.

Work History
Special Education Preschool Assessment Teacher, 06/2018 - Current
Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District Kingsburg, CA,
  • Used standardized, criterion, and informal assessment tools, to complete special education preschool assessments and conduct Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings.
  • Developed preschool assessment log to enhance data tracking, team documentation, and communication for collaborative use by administration, classified and certificated team members.
  • Cultivated relationships and partnerships with families of special education students, general education teachers and regional center providers, providers.
  • Provided parents with guidance about parental rights and procedural safeguards.
  • Competent of all steps of the IEP processes and timelines, from verifications of residency, through IEP implementation.
  • Collaborated with general education preschool, and transitional kindergarten teachers throughout the assessment process for valuable input on student skills, progress and present functioning.
  • Contributed as a member of the DRDP Access Project Lodi planning committee.
  • Planned and administered professional learning on conducting comprehensive assessments with a focus on assessment tools, report writing, and developing data directed goals, using the Desired Results Developmental Profile Child Report (DRDP) and Preschool Learning Foundations.
Special Education Preschool Teacher, 07/2014 - 06/2018
Lodi Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Worked as an educator in structured and mild/moderate classes, and assisted in co-teaching in moderate/severe classroom.
  • Organized classroom to facilitate effective student learning and maximize supervision and safety.
  • Initiated communication regularly with parents, administrators and staff.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to a range of neurodiverse students.
  • Participated in planning and facilitating abilities awareness day events to increase positive schoolwide climate, inclusion, and acceptance.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
Substitute Teacher State Preschool & K-12, 01/2009 - 07/2014
Lodi Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Fulfilled long term and short term positions in general education and special education classes for preschool and grades k-12.
  • Facilitated effective preschool student learning, and quality child/teacher interactions in accordance with The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS).
  • Prepared preschool classroom learning environments in preparation for Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) review.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Created lesson plans, completed DRDP assessments, and contributed input to IEP's.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
Education Specialist: Early Childhood Special Education, Expected in
Teachers College of San Joaquin - Stockton, CA
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Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies, Expected in
California State University - Fresno - Fresno, CA
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  • Superior knowledge of special education laws, rights and responsibilities.
  • Strong understanding of IEP development and procedures.
  • Thorough experience in special education assessment testing
  • Comprehension of preschool curriculum and best practices in early education disabilities instruction.
  • Delivering effective professional learning opportunities.
  • Proficient in technology.

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School Attended

  • Teachers College of San Joaquin
  • California State University - Fresno

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Preschool Assessment Teacher
  • Special Education Preschool Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher State Preschool & K-12


  • Education Specialist
  • Bachelor of Arts

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