Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dedicated Elementary Teacher focused on building students' strengths and confidence. Committed to providing students with firm guidelines, structure, routines and dependability to foster social, emotional, academic and behavioral growth. Encourages and supports students to reach full potential.

  • Motivating Students and Building Rapport with Students
  • Teach students of varying academic deficits and behavioral needs
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Behavioral Skills Development
  • Tracking Target Behaviors
  • Support Classroom Teachers and Parents with children with Behavioral Support Needs
  • Competent in Smart Board Technology, Technology Troubleshooting (i.e iPads, laptops, wifi connections, and other various problems)
  • Provide appropriate accommodations and modifications per students' needs or assist classroom teacher with implementation
  • Consistently and effectively communicate with classroom teachers, special education staff, specials teachers and parents about specific students' needs
08/2010 to Current
Special Education Teacher Weld Re-4 School District Windsor, CO,
  • Developed rapport with students, provide a safe learning environment to increase engagement, motivation, academic and behavioral performance.
  • Communicated with parents consistently on positive and negative behaviors.
  • Communicated with all staff working with students as well as students' parents on IEP input, academic and behavior updates.
  • Delivered specialized small group instruction to students with variety of disabilities within the regular classroom and special education classroom.
  • Conducted differentiated instruction for the variety of academic levels being taught while collecting data for individual IEP goals.
  • Performed achievement evaluations, skill based assessments, wrote evaluation interpretations, draft IEPs with the team for annual, 3 year reevaluations and initial meetings
  • Provided necessary IEP information to classroom teachers, paraprofessionals and other staff to ensure accommodations, modifications, behavioral needs, present levels and goals are known.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Provided strategies and support to classroom teachers with general education students with behavioral needs.
  • Develop and implement positive behavior tracking charts personalized to students' specific behaviors and their preferences of pictures, stickers, and aiding student with developing self awareness of their choices promoting safety, respect and responsibility across all settings at school.
  • Developed behavior and adaptive behavior goals per the needs of students, observations, input from individuals that work with the student, parents and checklists.
10/2011 to 06/2016
Direct Care Support Specialist Lifescape (formerly CCHS) City, STATE,
  • Provided care in dormitory environment to resident students in the behavioral unit with intellectual disabilities, Autism, or behavioral needs.
  • Provided assistance with daily living skills and collected data on child specific programming for their care plans.
  • Interacted with students to increase social skills, problem solving skills, and independence while transitioning throughout the building.
  • Developed rapport with individuals I was serving in order to gain trust for increasing my expectations with their independence skills and behavioral choices.
  • Provided documentation of behavioral incidents that impacted the safety of the students, staff and other employees.
  • Attended trainings to become certified in CPI (Crisis Prevention and Intervention) and PCM (Professional Crisis Management) strategies which included physical restraints, communication with co-workers during crisis situations.
07/2002 to 07/2007
Totally Kids Site Coordinator Lennox School District City, STATE,
  • Provided safe and educational environment within the school setting for students during their summer break.
  • Planned and coordinated age and skill appropriate activates at the park, on the playground and indoors.
  • Interacted with children to develop relationships and minimize negative behavior incidents.
  • Communicated with support staff, other Site Coordinators, Director of the Program and parents of students when necessary.
  • Cleaned and prepared snacks per the state's regulations for health, safety, sanitation and documentation requirements.
  • Supervised support staff to ensure they were performing their assigned duties appropriately.
  • Trained new staff and provided input and feedback on situations that occurred between students (disputes, fights, etc).
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2005
High School Diploma:
Lennox High School - Lennox, SD
Expected in 05/2010
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education/K-8 Special Education
Dakota State University - Madison, SD
  • Professional Crisis Management Training - 2019 - Current

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School Attended

  • Lennox High School
  • Dakota State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Direct Care Support Specialist
  • Totally Kids Site Coordinator


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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