Jessica Claire
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I am a retired teacher offering a strong educational background and more than 37 years of teaching and facilitating experience. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills. I feel I can be an exceptional Substitute Teacher with strong communication skills and the drive to get students excited about learning. Specializes in creating a stimulating environment that helps students achieve their full potential.
  • Maryland Teaching Certificate for Elementary (1-6)Education and Middle School
  • Title I knowledge
  • Standardized testing techniques
  • Urban public schools background
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Organizational development knowledge
  • IEPs knowledge
  • ​Calm under pressure
Testing Coordinator, 07/2013 - 05/2017
Summit Academy Minneapolis, MN, Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress. Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators. Took appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehaved. Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer teachers, staff, and parent questions. Encouraged parents to take an active role in their child’s education. Collaborated with other staff members to promote learning and student engagement. Contributed ideas at staff meetings each month.   
First Grade Teacher, 07/2009 - 05/2013
Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM, Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects. Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks. Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects. Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance. Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement. Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
Testing Coordinator/Resource Teacher/5th grade teacher, 07/1997 - 05/2009
Rogers Heights Elementary School City, STATE,
3rd/4th/5th Social Studies/Health teacher, 07/1994 - 05/1997
Panorama Elementary School City, STATE,
1st grade teacher, 07/1985 - 05/1994
Hillcrest Heights Elementary School City, STATE,
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary, Expected in 1980
Minot State University - Minot, ND
Minor in Early Childhood, Coursework in Special Education, Coursework in Reading, and Coursework for my Master's degree
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I attended "Professional Development" training (1985-2017) that Prince George's County offered.  I started to take classes for my masters degree however, I did not finish.
Activities and Honors
1.  County and State trainings for testing
2.  Chairperson for Social Studies committee at the schools I worked at (Vansville, Rogers Heights, Panaroma, and Hillcrest Heights)
3.  Social Studies Council board member for Maryland and Prince George's County
4.  Afterschool tutoring program for Reading and Math
5.  A judge for Stem Science Fair (elementary)
6.  PTA-Parent Teacher Association-board member and volunteer
7.  PBIS-Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support committee member
8.  ADK-Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding-member
9.  MSEA-Maryland State Education Association-member (1985-2017)
10. Food caterer (1990-present time)
11. Swimming pool manager/life guard (1974-1990)
12. Owner/worker of a carry out BBQ restaurant (1990-1995)
1.  PTA- Parent Teacher Association-involved teacher award
2.  "Teacher of the year" for Prince George's social studies council ( I received this award 2 times 1994/1996)
3.  Golden Paw Award-It is a teacher award give in school to recognize the commitment that teacher gives to the school (I  received this award 2 times)

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