Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Motivated, equity-driven School Leader eager to cultivate positive relationships with students, parents, staff and teachers. Personable and proactive with talent for building consensus and shared leadership. Effective in coaching teachers to improve instruction and student success. Adept at utilizing data in decision-making to increase student achievement, behavior, and school climate. Effective in improving procedures while enforcing school and district policies.

  • Administrative leadership
  • Team collaboration
  • Data-driven instruction
  • Organizational improvements
  • Organizational skills
  • Teacher training
  • Interpersonal strengths
  • Instructional best practices
  • Discipline management
  • Policy enforcement
08/2019 to Current
Vice Principal Multnomah Education Service Portland, OR,

Vice Principal at Pepper Drive School, Santee School District, August 2020-present

  • Created shared vision, mission, and norms for School Climate Committee
  • Increased school climate by leading the School Climate Committee through a data-driven inquiry cycle of action steps. Planned, organized, and coordinated school-wide events.
  • Engaged all staff members in improving school climate by Implementing school-wide lessons and reward system for Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS)
  • Increased parent engagement by collaborating with school staff to increase communication with families and offering relevant parent workshops in multiple languages
  • Engaged stakeholders to increase student attendance and engagement by implementing a school-wide protocol for monitoring and addressing student attendance and engagement concerns.
  • Decreased students identified as “at-risk” in grades 6-8 by 46% in 2020-21 school year by implementing a data-driven, shared system of accountability to track intervention efforts and student success.
  • Initiated professional learning in equitable grading practices with members of the school staff
  • Engaged school staff with policy by planning, organizing, and implementing logistics for school reopening during the pandemic.

Vice Principal at PRIDE Academy, Santee School District, 2019-2020

  • Engaged school staff in the implementation of PBIS. Conducted a needs analysis, developed protocols and strategies for responding to behavior incidents.
  • Built staff capacity by leading professional learning in Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI), best practices in instruction and feedback, PBIS and behavior intervention strategies.
  • Supported shared vision by conducting coaching cycles, walk-throughs, and providing targeted feedback around school-wide goals.
  • Promoted high quality teaching and learning by evaluating and coaching certificated and classified staff.
  • Reduced site chronic absenteeism by 3.3% by leading the Attendance Team in testing out theories of action from the Improving Chronic Absenteeism Network (ICAN).
08/2011 to 08/2019
Teacher Leader Childhelp Scottsdale, AZ,

Administrative Designee at Ocean Air School, Del Mar Union School District, 2018-2019

  • Supported school staff in student disciplinary issues, communication with parents, and schedules.

Creating Cultures of Thinking Teacher Leader, Del Mar Union School District, 2018-2019

  • Promoted the implementation of district initiative, District Design 2022, by serving as teacher leader in district-wide professional learning facilitated by author, Ron Ritchhart.

District Design Team 2022 Member, Del Mar Union School District, 2017-2019

  • Developed a 5-year vision, mission statement, and action plan for district by working collaboratively with a dynamic team of stakeholders.
  • Advanced high quality instruction by working collaboratively with teacher leaders to improve instructional units and instructional methods.

Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI) Teacher Leader, Del Mar Union School District, 2017-2019

  • Built capacity of district administrators and all new teachers by planning and facilitating training on the Essential Elements of Instruction.
  • Enhanced professional learning by modeling best instructional practices, assessing the quality of instruction, and using student assessment data to plan instruction.

Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) Lead Teacher, Del Mar Union School District, 2015-2019

  • Advanced teacher professional learning by collaborating with a team of teacher leaders to plan professional development in Mathematics for K-6 teachers.
  • Promoted high quality instruction by modeling best instructional strategies to teams of teachers and by developing units, pacing guides, and proficiency standards in mathematics.

English/Language Arts Committee Member, 2014-2015

  • Improved district alignment by developing curriculum, instruction guidelines, common assessments, and proficiency standards ELA, Social Studies, and Science.
08/2011 to 08/2019
Teacher Childhelp Costa Mesa, CA,

Classroom Teacher, Del Mar Union School District, 2011-2019

  • Increased student agency by creating project-based learning opportunities through a design thinking model in cross-content environments in 5th and 6th grade classes.
  • Enhanced professional learning by coaching a Teacher Candidate in instructional practices and behavior management.
  • Engaged students in arts education by teaching K-6 vocal and instrumental music.
08/2009 to 08/2011
Teacher City Of Helsinki- Education Division City, STATE,

Classroom Teacher at Kulosaari Primary School, City of Helsinki- Education Division, 2009-2011

  • Developed curriculum and instruction based on the Finnish National Standards and taught all subjects, including Finnish and music, for students in grades 1-6.
09/2006 to 07/2009
Music Resource Teacher San Diego Unified School District City, STATE,

Music Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District, 2006-2009

  • Promoted shared vision by planning, developing, and implementing a comprehensive K-4 Music Program.
  • Built teacher capacity by leading professional development in the implementation of music education and cross-content planning and instruction.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2011
Master in Education Equivalency:
University of Oulu - Oulu, Finland,
Expected in 07/2008
Master in Education:
National University - San Diego, CA,
Expected in 05/2000
Bachelor of Arts:
University of San Diego - San Diego, CA,

California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, CA, 2019

California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

National University, San Diego, CA, 2005

California Supplementary (K-9) Teaching Credential in Music National University, San Diego, CA, 2005

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