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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Dedicated Special Education Teacher focused on building each student's strength and confidence, as well as giving students firm guidelines, consistency and dependability to foster their social and academic growth while fostering their ability to become lifelong independent learners.

Highlights
  • In-depth knowledge of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Georgia Association of Educators
  • National Educators Association
  • Ed.S. in Technology in Education
  • Strategic Instruction Model Learning Strategies Professional Developer
  • Adept at working cohesively with parents, students, and colleagues
  • People-First centered approach
  • Creative problem solver
Accomplishments
  • Study Skills Department Chair, South Forsyth Middle School(2015)
  • Mentor Teacher, South Forsyth Middle School(2015)
  • Certified Professional Developer of SIM Learning Strategies (2010)
  • Mentor Teacher, North Forsyth High School(2010)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1995)
  • Kappa Delta Pi, Tau Eta Chapter (1995)
  • Brenau UPS Scholar (1994)
  • Dean Myers Scholar (1992)
Experience
Teacher, Study Skills Department Chair, 06/2014 - Current
Geo Group Inc. Salinas, CA,

I currently teach reading comprehension, written expression, vocabulary, and memory skills through implementation of the SIM Learning Strategies, which are research validated through the University of Kansas, Center for Research on Learning. I also lead professional development strategy training sessions for the other teachers in my department, along with leading department and team meetings.

Teacher, Special Education, 07/2002 - 04/2013
Geo Group Inc. Sonora, CA,

Developed individual educational plans (IEP) and individual transition plans(ITP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development. Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to both students and parents. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.

Teacher, Special Education, 07/1998 - 05/2002
Geo Group Inc. Williamsport, PA,

Developed individual educational plans (IEP) and individual transition plans (ITP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development. Attended multiple professional development sessions for SIM Learning Strategies. Implemented SIM Learning Strategies in my curriculum while working with students in small group settings as well as inclusive settings.

Teacher, Special Education, 08/1995 - 05/1998
Self-contained Emotional Behavioral Disorders City, STATE,

Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development. Successfully delivered educational, emotional, and behavioral supports in all academic subject areas to students with moderate to severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders in grades 3 through 5. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs. I designed and produced a musical adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that my students performed for parents, teachers, and School System Staff. I also taught my students to play and perform, using hand bells.

Forsyth County Professional Developer, 2002 - 2015
Forsyth County School System City, STATE,

I provide professional development throughout Forsyth County School System and other school systems as requested. My repertoire includes, but is not limited to: Word Identification, LINCS Vocabulary, Sentence Writing, Inference, Paragraph Writing, Theme Writing, Test-Taking, FIRST Letter Mnemonics, Paraphrasing,Listening and Note-Taking, Self-Advocacy, Possible Selves, Word Mapping, Main Idea, Punctuation, Capitalization, and Comma Strategies, Essay Test-taking, and Assignment Completion

Education
Ed.S: Technology in Education, Expected in 2006
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Lesley University - Boston, MA
GPA:
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Lesley University; Ed.S, Technology in Education (2006)

M.Ed.: Special Education-Interrelated, Expected in 1998
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Brenau University - Gainesville, GA
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Brenau University; M.Ed., Special Education- Interrelated (1998)

B.S.: Special Education-MR, Expected in 1995
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Brenau University - Gainesville, GA
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Brenau University; B.S., Special Education-MR (1995) cum laude

A.S.: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 1993
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Gainesville College - Gainesville, GA
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Gainesville College; A.S., Early Childhood Education (1993)

Certifications

State of Georgia Teaching Certificates:

P-12, Special Education Adapted Curriculum Consultative (2015)

P-12, Special Education General Curriculum Consultative (2015)

P-5, Special Education Social Science (2015)

4-8, Special Education Social Science (2015)

P-12, Special Education- Mental Retardation (2015)

P-12, Special Education- Interrelated (2015)

6-12, English (2015)

Certified SIM(TM) Learning Strategies Professional Developer

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Professional Affiliations

Georgia Association of Educators

National Educators Association

Forsyth County Educators Association

SIM Professional Developers Network

Skills

Experienced Professional Developer

Highly Skilled Planner

Effective Communicator

Creative Thinker

Leader in my Field

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lesley University
  • Brenau University
  • Brenau University
  • Gainesville College

Job Titles Held:

  • Teacher, Study Skills Department Chair
  • Teacher, Special Education
  • Teacher, Special Education
  • Teacher, Special Education
  • Forsyth County Professional Developer

Degrees

  • Ed.S
  • M.Ed.
  • B.S.
  • A.S.

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