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

Passionate, creative, life-long learner and progressive educator teaching through a social justice lens. Motivated and effective teacher facilitating relevant, purposeful learning using current standards, methods, research, and best practices to teach the whole child. Developing engaged citizens through critical thinking and both independent and collaborative processes is a priority.

  • Progressive educator
  • Lifelong learner
  • Establish safe, positive learning environment
  • Create meaningful, differentiated learning experiences
  • Technology savvy (Early adopter)
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Leadership experience and qualities
  • 15 years educating children
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Service learning
  • Design Thinking
  • Environmental Justice and Action
  • Social Justice Standards
  • Spanish-speaking; fluent with practice
  • Cleared CA Credential
  • Masters in Education: Reading and Language
Work History
01/2021 to 06/2021 Teacher The Y Of Central Maryland | Columbia, MD,
  • Successfully transitioned into full-time position mid-year
  • Developed relationships with students and created responsive classroom experiences
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting
  • Transitioned from all virtual to on-campus hybrid model, then to full in-person learning smoothly within four months
  • Consistently collaborated and communicated with grade-level team
08/2015 to 07/2020 Teacher The Y Of Central Maryland | Germantown, MD,
  • Created student-responsive Humanities programs anchored in social-justice framework and standards
  • Facilitated learning environments using individual and group strategies for a variety of learning styles and needs
  • Motivate learners to engage and respond to content and each other while setting high expectations
  • Provide blended learning experiences, encourage use of tech tools by students and colleagues in order to encourage relevancy, variety, opportunity for creativity
  • Communicated frequently to provide feedback, inform, and connect with families
  • Served on Tech Committee; created and facilitated Google Drive, Docs, Slides, and Calendar teacher trainings; provided ongoing individual peer support
  • Chaired Service Learning Committee; drafted 5-year plan; implemented initial steps in school-wide service learning initiative
  • Created and led "Tech Squad" elective; 10 students provided support for 25 adult staff and chose tech-oriented personal growth project
  • Advised Student Council for four years; initiated and embedded school-wide service and awareness campaigns
  • Raised $28K for non-profit global and community organizations through 2 annual events
  • Planned and led 20 students on 5-day overnight trips to Washington DC for four years; restructured program through social justice lens
  • Initiated, planned, coordinated and executed 10 community events, including learning exhibitions and social giving campaigns
  • Chair of WASC accreditation Educational Program reporting committee
12/2014 to 06/2015 Adjunct Professor Marquette University | Milwaukee, WI,
  • Developed and facilitated class for teaching credential candidates based on state requirements, class description and syllabus
  • Provided mentorship, resources, guidance and instruction to pre-service teachers in support of earning CA teaching credential
  • Evaluated assignments and provided feedback on best practices, understanding individual student motivation and needs, and communication with families, support staff, and administration
  • Encouraged students to integrate use of technology into classroom practice; acted as and provided models and resources
07/2011 to 07/2015 Teacher The Y Of Central Maryland | Baltimore County, MD,
  • Developed a classroom culture for all learners built on growing character strengths and personal responsibility, & building positive relationships with students and families
  • Researched, created and facilitated relevant instructional units to 6th, 7th, 8th grades in English, Science, History using current standards (CCSS, NGSS)
  • Experience with FOSS, CPO, TCI/History Alive!, McDougal-Littell, Houghton-Mifflin curricula, Common Sense Media
  • Collaborated with staff and students to provide integrated, project-oriented learning
  • Facilitated and attend 6th grade outdoor education and other field trips; advisor to Student Council
  • Wrote and successfully obtained three major grants for student laptops in middle school (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Early adopter of technology use in education; acted as EdTech support for all staff, especially with adoption of GAFE, Chromebook carts and 1:1 iPads
10/2014 to 07/2015 EdTech Coach Petaluma City Schools District | City, STATE,
  • Encouraged teachers to appreciate iPad adoption with positive attitude; offered models of tech use and teacher/classroom needs
  • Supported teachers with set-up and use of lessons, tools, strategies to integrate use of iPads and Chromebooks
  • Aided in managing 1:1 iPad deployment on site; acting liaison between district office and school site
  • Created and facilitated professional development with emphasis on Google Suite (Drive, Sites, Chrome, Search), Google Classroom, iPads and district-selected apps
  • Offered drop-in hours, sessions, and online communication for staff who needed assistance
  • Planned parent education regarding digital citizenship and home/school connection in iPad deployment
Expected in 2011 to to Master of Arts | Education Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA GPA:

Emphasis in Reading and Language, focus in New Literacies and Education Technology

Expected in 2009 to to CA Multiple Subject Teaching Credential | Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA GPA:
Expected in 2006 to to Bachelor of Arts | Sociology Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Sonoma State University
  • Sonoma State University
  • Sonoma State University

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