BERNADETTE JACKSON
77 Lincoln Avenue • Salt Lake City. UT 55555 • (555) 222-0000 • B112@educspecial1stedu
Position of Interest: EARLY CHILDHOOD SPE( “I \l NI
Profile: Dedicated, resourceful, and passionate education professional with an accomplished career promoting
quality education in the capacities of Elementary School Teacher and Early Childhood Resource Specialist.
Strengths: Administrative Acumen, Turnkey Training, Curriculum Development and Implementation, School-
and District -wide Program Planning, School Improvement initiatives, Student -Teacher Support, Classroom
Teaching. Grant Writing, and Committee Involvement.
EDUCATION
City University of Utah—Master of Arts In Elementary Education. 1994
St. John’s College for Women—Bachelor of Arts, 1964
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
State of Utah Certified—Certification for Administration and Supervision. 2002
Utah State Licensed—Early Childhood and Common Branches, 2002
PROF ESSIONA 1, EXPERIENCE
TURNKEY TRAINING
Upon inception of Utah’s Primary Standards in English Language Arts, served as a Turnkey Trainer for
District 35 elementary schools.
Attended grade -level conferences and presented new curriculums to district -wide faculty members.
Provided teachers with practical strategies for differentiated lesson plans and multidisciplinary thematic units.
Linked teachers with the Early Childhood Literacy Assessment System (ECLAS) as a vital assessment tool.
Conducted one-to-one in -class demonstrations to familiarize teachers with lesson -specific materials, new
teaching standards, and effective implementation techniques.
Communicate with teachers to monitor developments in Language Arts and Social Studies while ensuring the
effective application of teaching methods to accommodate classroom size and ethnic composition.
p1RRIC111 11M & EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
* Formulated a Music- and Art -based program designed to teach Language Arts skills to a non -English-
speaking student population from more than 40 countries (pre -Kindergarten through third grade).
* Developed a Whole Language Reading curriculum based on Scott Foresman’s
Celebrate Reading
series.
* Guided the implementation of numerous parent -school communication programs.
* Developed and implemented a parent workshop.
Literacy Centers: What They Are and What They Teach.
* PTA President’s Council Evening Meetings: Conducted
Learning Math Through the Use of Manipulatives.
* Designed monthly workshops for pre -Kindergarten teachers, educational assistants, and family assistants.
WORKSHOP DEVELOPMENT & COORDINATION
* Teaching Math through Music. Utah Early Childhood Conference. 2001
* Parent workshop:
When Will Your Child Read?
2001
* Music workshop to facilitate reading, math, social studies, science. an. and music lessons. 2000
* Open-ended art workshop for pre -Kindergarten teachers at the school -wide level. 1999
* Early Childhood Literacy for Teachers. Kindergarten through Second Grade. 1997
* Good Literature Promotes a Love of Reading and increases Skills for Teachers, 1996
* Braining Kindergarten teachers to use new literature -based reading series, 1994 ESL Trends. Methods. and Materials for Kindergarten Teachers. Kingsbridge Community College. 1990
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