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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated Special Education Teacher who has extensive knowledge of basketball. Energetic and athlete with over 30 years of coaching and volunteering (elementary, middle school and high school) to help athletes meet their goals in basketball. Focused on building students' strengths and confidence by providing students with firm guidelines, structure, routines and dependability to foster social and academic growth. Flexible and focused on building a winning team with strong character. Develop a system to creating a successful game plan and make sure that players focus on academics. Talented and caring teacher/coach versed in working with all learning styles. Regularly attend professional development seminars, faculty meetings and parent-teacher conferences to remain connected to individual needs of children and parents.

Skills
  • Motivating students
  • 6 years of head coaching
  • Over 25 years volunteer coaching (boys & girls basketball)
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Interpersonal skills, active listener
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Active member of National Education Association
  • Active member of Tennessee Education Association
  • Basic clerical knowledge
  • Excellent classroom management
  • In-depth knowledge of basketball (boys & girls)
  • Park supervisor of activities
  • Director of games operation
Experience
Special Education Teacher, 08/2010 to Present
The School District Of South Orange And MaplewoodMaplewood, NJ,
  • Transition students across grade levels through careful planning and preparation.
  • Develop individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Organize and prepare instructional materials to facilitate student learning.
  • Conduct small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Special Education Teacher/Basketball Coach, 08/2006 to 05/2010
Ripley High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
  • Prepared athletes for games with well-coordinated schedule of practices and individual training.
  • Supervised academic progress of student-athletes and arranged tutoring for those with failing grades.
  • Worked with boosters, parents and school administrators to handle support functions.
  • Motivated and encouraged student athletes to make their best effort during practices and games.
Special Education Teacher/Asst. Basketball Coach, 08/1984 to 05/2006
Bolivar Central High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials to facilitate student learning.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Assisted Coach with student-athlete recruitment in compliance with TSSAA rules and regulations.
  • Monitored adherence to team rules and regulations with conduct, appearance, and class attendance.
  • Enforced study and tutorial programs to maintain student-athlete eligibility.
  • Checked equipment and monitored common areas to maintain neatness, organization, and proper upkeep while remaining vigilant on safety.
  • Supervised academic progress of student-athletes and arranged tutoring for those with failing grades.
  • Worked with boosters, parents and school administrators to handle support functions.
  • Motivated and encouraged student athletes to make their best effort during practices and games.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Education: Special Education K-12, Expected in 12/1983
University Of Memphis - Memphis, TN
GPA:
Activities and Honors

-Teacher of the year (2020-2021)

-Senior Sponsor

-Youth Leadership Sponsor (10th graders)

-Top 10 All-Centennial Team for University of Memphis Women's Basketball (2021)

-Inducted into University of Memphis (Sports Hall of Fame-Basketball)

-Held 17 Records in Basketball upon graduating from University of Memphis

-Jersey Retired from University of Memphis

-Perfect Attendance at Ripley High School

-Excellence in Education Award (Ashanti Committee for African Americans)

-All District & All Regional Team

-MVP (District & Regional Playoffs)

-All West TN Team

-MVP of State Tournament

-Jersey Retired from Bolivar Central

-Parade Magazine Award

-Inducted into BCHS Hall of Fame

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  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher/Basketball Coach
  • Special Education Teacher/Asst. Basketball Coach
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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