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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Dedicated Special Education Teacher for 15 years focused on building each student's strength and confidence, as well as giving students firm guidelines, regularity and dependability to foster their social and academic growth. I am devoted to making special needs children feel valued and accepted. Encourages each child to reach their full potential.

Highlights
  • Ability in working with divergent groups of students and meeting all of their individual learning styles.
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Motivating students
  • Creative lesson plan development
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • Thematic study techniques
  • Effective listening
  • Classroom management
Education
Brooklyn College Brooklyn, NY Expected in 2002 Master of Science : Special Education - GPA :
Brooklyn College Brooklyn, NY Expected in 1998 Bachelor of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :

Minor in Health and Nutrition

Accomplishments
  • Honored speaker at symposium at Brooklyn College for my Thesis : "What are the attitudes of school personnel towards students who are mentally retarded? To what extent do these attitudes effect students' behaviors?"
  • Member of Council for Exceptional Children
  • Graduated from Region 7 District 20 Cohort 9 Apprenticeship Program
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year in 2012.
Experience
Edward B. Shallow J.H.S - Special Education Teacher 12:1:1 Program
City, STATE, 08/1998 - Current
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents
  • Administered and scored NYSAA Portfolios
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs
  • Enhanced lessons using technology and computers
  • Developed and utilized behavior management techniques
  • Organized and planned community work for students
  • Organized and planned outdoor activities to enhance student learning
  • Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations.
  • Regularly met with parents to discuss student issues and course weakness areas.
P.S. / I.S. 332 - Student Teacher / Primary Ungraded K-2 Program
City, STATE, 08/1997 - 11/1997
  • Planned and implemented Kindergarten, First and Second Grade hands on learning activities
  • Responsible for preparing lessons in all areas of study, including Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and Science
  • Assisted teachers in building content knowledge and learning skills through a interdisciplinary approach to teaching
  • Created and developed working models for use of children to promote coordination and mental stimulation
  • Organized and created outdoor activities to enhance learning experience
P.S. 284 - Student Intern / Fourth Grade
City, STATE, 01/1997 - 05/1997
  • Created and implemented an integrated unit with a strong emphasis on hands on Science and Math lessons or activities that fosters cooperative learning in Fourth Grade
  • Devised and wrote a thematic unit in a specific Science area.
P.S. 193 - Student Intern / First Grade
City, STATE, 08/1995 - 11/1995
  • Implemented an interdisciplinary curriculum with Language Arts (whole language approach) at the core of a First Grade class
P.S. 152 - Student Intern / Second Grade
City, STATE, 01/1995 - 05/1995
  • Gathered experience in child development and classroom management
  • Generated activities with an emphasis on Social Studies

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School Attended

  • Brooklyn College
  • Brooklyn College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher 12:1:1 Program
  • Student Teacher / Primary Ungraded K-2 Program
  • Student Intern / Fourth Grade
  • Student Intern / First Grade
  • Student Intern / Second Grade

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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