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

I am an enthusiastic Teacher with 17 years of experience instructing students with wide range of learning disabilities. Committed to creating motivational and collaborative learning environments that encourage social and emotional growth. Strategic in blending organizational skills, thorough educational background and ability to work well and communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues and supervisors.

I am an attentive and adaptable Visual Arts Teacher skilled in the management of classroom operations. Effective in leveraging student feedback to create dynamic lesson plans that address individual strengths and weaknesses. I am dedicated and motivated to encourage student growth through carefully monitored academic progress.

I am a studious and passionate professional with extensive knowledge of teaching for more than 17 years using modern methodologies. I am successful at maintaining positive relationships with students to enhance participation and increase overall success. I am outgoing and friendly with fantastic attention to detail.

Skills
  • Differentiated learning techniques
  • Course material development
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Art K-12 teaching qualification
  • CPR certification
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • Motivating students
  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Parent and student communication
  • Calm under pressure
  • Critical thinker
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Member of TAEA, TRS & ATPE
  • Student rapport
Education and Training
Texas Woman's University Denton, TX Expected in 05/2018 Master of Arts : Art Education/Art History - GPA :
Texas Woman's University Denton, TX Expected in 05/2003 Bachelor of Arts : Art & Art History - GPA :
Experience
Catholic Health Initiative - Teacher
Sioux City, IA, 08/2018 - Current
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Set and communicated ground rules for classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Supported students outside of classroom by mentoring clubs and supervising Art and Clay Club events.
  • Attended and participated in department staff meetings, brainstorming ideas to alleviate discipline, attendance and population issues.
  • Fostered positive, student-centered classroom environment by encouraging opinion sharing.
  • Presented at industry conferences to audiences of up to 50 students and professionals. TAEA conference
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Taught Art I to diverse class of 30 students.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among class of 30 students.
Marquette University - Adjunct Professor
Milwaukee, WI, 08/2018 - 12/2019
  • Developed and adjusted course syllabus according to curriculum and university guidelines.
  • Implemented different teaching styles to meet needs of diverse student population.
  • Designed exams, lecture material and writing assignments.
  • Kept office hours to help students with questions and educational support.
  • Tutored and coached students to help achieve personal and academic goals.
  • Documented student assignments, attendance and test scores in online reporting systems.
  • Integrated multimedia technology in classroom instruction for well-rounded and engaging approach to instruction.
  • Developed course syllabus outlining standards, material, grading and progression for students.
  • Created lesson plans and developed instructional materials covering all required topics and learning objectives.
  • Fostered classroom environment conducive to learning and building character.
  • Distributed and posted course syllabus and answered student questions regarding standards, material, grading and progression at beginning of semester.
  • Created lesson plans, syllabi and test schedules for courses on Art Appreciation.
  • Coordinated development of effective education programs through successful collaboration with colleagues and administrators.
  • Delivered course lectures using modern technology to enhance student comprehension.
  • Conducted 2 classes for 30 undergraduates per semester.
  • Completed recordings via video and audio media of classroom lessons, tests and special instructions for online courses and use by special needs students.
Catholic Health Initiative - Teacher
Somerville, TX, 06/2003 - 07/2018
  • Fostered positive, student-centered classroom environment by encouraging opinion sharing.
  • Prepared unit and lesson plans for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines and common core standards.
  • Maintained office hours to discuss grades and projects and mentor students.
  • Tested students with quizzes, essays and exams to gauge learning effectiveness.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among classes of 30+ students.
  • Introduced new digital technology to classrooms, maximizing student progress and understanding of Art & Design.
  • Taught students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
  • Attended and participated in department staff meetings, brainstorming ideas to alleviate scheduling, discipline and fund raising issues.
  • Created assignments and tests to evaluate student knowledge.
  • Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra assistance.
  • Promoted collaboration and problem-solving skills by facilitating group projects and class discussions.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques for classroom discipline.
  • Provided instruction in Visual Arts to special needs students.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Worked with fellow teachers to develop cohesive educational plans and improve support for diverse students.
  • Taught Art to diverse class of 30+ students.
  • Managed after school program 1-2 days per week, implementing strategies to attract student interest and improve discipline.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Presented at industry conferences to audiences of up to 50 students and professionals at TAEA conference.
  • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Developed individualized lesson plans based on each student's IEP goals.
  • Worked one-on-one with struggling students to design individualized lesson plans to increase progress.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum which addressed individual learning styles.
  • Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in Art and Graphic Design course.
  • Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Set and communicated ground rules for classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
  • Motivated students to be more engaged in classes through applying positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Supported students outside of classroom by mentoring clubs and supervising, such, as Art Club, UIL Art, UIL One Act Play and Destination Imagination events.
  • Modeled lesson planning strategies and classroom management techniques to student teachers.
  • Employed broad range of instructional techniques to retain students' interest and maximize learning.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
Accomplishments

1993-95 US NAVY

2002-03 Who's Who Texas Woman's University

2003-current member of TAEA

2003-current numerous student entered art works exhibitions/contests

2018-current Adjunct Professor of Art Appreciation Navarro College

2019 AP certified Visual Arts

WISD Instagram = @artroom1424

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