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JESSICA POPE COX

1047 Pope Lane


Waycross GA 31503
(912) 338-9465
jessicapcox5@gmail.com
EDUCATION
Media Certification, Georgia Southern University, expected completion date-December 2015.
Gifted Certification, Okefenokee RESA, May 2012.
Educational Specialist, Major Teaching and Learning, Valdosta State University, May 2009.
Masters of Education, Major Business Education, Georgia Southern University, May 2004.
Bachelor of Science in Education, Major Business Education, Georgia Southern University, May 2002.
Associate of Science in Education, Major Teacher Education, Waycross Junior College, May 2000.
COMPETENCIES MASTERED
Media Specialist GACE Test 08/09/2014
Middle Grades Reading/Reading Secondary Praxis Test, 11/19/2005
Middle Grades Language Arts Praxis Test, 04/16/2005
In Tech, 05/05/2003
Business Education Praxis Test, 01/12/2002
Praxis I Requirement satisfied, 8/01/2000
WORK EXPERIENCE
Media Specialist, Waycross Middle School, Ware County Board of Education,
Waycross, Georgia, August 2015 present, full-time.
Reading and Language Arts Teacher, Waycross Middle School, Ware County Board of Education,
Waycross, Georgia, August 2008-2015, full-time.
Provide reading and language arts instruction for students following Georgias performance
standards.
Evaluate and score students performance.
Maintain current professional skills.
Other duties as assigned (see School Duties below).
Reading and Language Arts Teacher, Ware County Middle School, Ware County Board of Education,
Waycross, Georgia, August 2005-2008, full-time.
Provide reading and language arts instruction for students following Georgias performance
standards.
Evaluate and score students performance.
Maintain current professional skills.
Other duties as assigned (see School Duties below).
Keyboarding Teacher, Bryson Middle School, Greenville County Board of Education, Simpsonville,
South Carolina, August 2004 May 2005, full-time.
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Provide keyboarding instruction for students in grades 6-8.


Co-wrote the curriculum for the Keyboarding classes.
Evaluate and score students performance.
Maintain current professional skills.
Other duties as assigned (see School Duties below).

Business Education Teacher, Screven County High School, Screven County Board of Education,
Sylvania, Georgia, August 2002-June 2004, full-time.
Provide business education instruction for students in grades 9-12.
Taught Student Opportunities for Academic Readiness students
Evaluate and score students performance.
Maintain current professional skills.
Other duties as assigned (see School Duties below).

Student Teacher, Screven County High School, Screven County Board of Education, Sylvania, Georgia,
January 2002-May 2002, full-time, final requirement for completion of Bachelors degree.
Responsible for working with mentor teacher on a daily basis.
Responsible for developing all aspects of the business education curriculum.
Provide business-related instruction for students.
Evaluate and score students performance.
Filing required paperwork in a timely manner.
Maintain current professional skills.
SCHOOL DUTIES

ELA/Reading Chair, Waycross Middle School, 2010-Present


Book Club Co-Chair, Waycross Middle School, 2013-Present
Young Georgia Authors School Coordinator, Waycross Middle School, 2012-Present
School Improvement Team Member, Waycross Middle School, 2013-Present
Co-teach ELA class 6th grade, Waycross Middle School, 2014-Present
Teach gifted and advanced content classes 6th grade, Waycross Middle School, 2012-Present
Unit Revision Team Member for 6th grade, Waycross Middle School, 2012-2014
Hospitality Committee Member, Waycross Middle School, 2014-Present
Hospitality Chair, Waycross Middle School, 2009-2014
Georgia Milestones Item Specifications Review Team, Waycross Middle School, 2014
Mentor Teacher, Waycross Middle School, 2013-2014
Fair Bear Writing Contest School Coordinator, Waycross Middle School, 2012-2014
If I Were Mayor Writing Contest School Coordinator, Waycross Middle School, 2012-2014
Georgia Middle School Conference Presentation Team Member, Waycross Middle School, 2010;
2014
District Textbook Committee Member, Waycross Middle School, 2013-2014
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Team Member, Waycross Middle School, 2013-2014
Teachers As Advisors Program, Waycross Middle School, 2008-2013
GAEL Conference Presentation Team Member, Waycross Middle School, 2011
Co-taught ELA classes 8th grade, Waycross Middle School, 2009-2012
Co-taught Reading classes 6th grade, Ware County Middle School, 2006-2008
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Tech-Prep Site Team Member, Bryson Middle School, 2004-2005


National Board Teacher Certification Preparation class, Bryson Middle School, 2004-2005
FBLA Advisor, Screven County High School, 2002-2004
Student Government Organization Advisor, Screven County High School, 2002-2004
Advisor for a group of 9th grade students, Screven County High School, 2002-2004
Tech-Prep Site Team Member, Screven County High School, 2002-2004
Prom Committee Member, Screven County High School, 2002-2004

PROFESSIONAL HONORS

Teacher of the Month, Waycross Middle School, 2012, 2013, 2014


GOSA Innovative Teacher Nomination, 2014

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Trinity United Methodist Church Young Adults Chair, 2013-Present


Trinity United Methodist Church Lay Leadership Committee Member, 2012-Present
Trinity United Methodist Church childrens volunteer, 2006-Present
Professional Association of Georgia Educators Member, 2002-2004; 2005-Present
Waycross Service League, 2006-2014
Childrens Committee Co-Chair, 2009-2010
Treasurer, 2010-2011
Recording Secretary, 2011-2012
Placement Chair, 2012-2013
Long-Range Planning Chair, 2013-2014

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