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Jayme M.

1604 Spruce Ave.
Riverside, Iowa 52327
Home: (319) 648-2156
Cell: (319) 530-7655
Highly qualified and organized candidate seeking an administrative leadership position that allows for
improvement of student and district achievement, curriculum improvement and development, and continual
communication with students, staff, and community.
2016- December 2017 Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Masters of Science in Education, Educational Leadership (PK- 12)
May 2007 University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
Bachelors of Arts, Elementary Education (K-6), Elementary Reading (K-
8), Elementary Language Arts (K-8), Elementary Social Studies (K-8)
Administration Licensure, State of Iowa Certifications: PK- 12 Principal, PK- 12 Special Education
Supervisor, Evaluator
Standard Teaching License, State of Iowa Certifications: Elementary Education (K-6), Reading (K-8),
Language Arts (K-8), Social Studies (K-8)
Professional Experience
January 2017- December 2017 Clinical II Internship, Washington Community School District,
Lincoln Elementary, Washington, IA
-Developed school publications giving updates about programming.
-Generated questions and procedures for interviews to recruit quality staff.
-Created templates for involvement with student education programming.
-Designed schedules to maximize instructional time.
-Facilitated connections between school and community through various
community organizations.
January 2016- December 2016 Clinical I Internship, Highland Community School District, Highland
Middle/High School, Riverside, IA
-Lead the development and implementation of standards based grading.
-Facilitated culture initiatives and celebrated student achievement through
quarterly awards.
-Researched and designed literacy initiatives to alight with district goals
that resulted in raising student achievement by over 65%.
-Redesigned and implemented PLCs focused on building goals for
-Collaborated with school board and community to make decisions about
district facilities, staffing, and budget, advocating for teachers and

August 2007- Current Highland Community School District, Highland Middle School,
Riverside, IA
Middle School Teacher
Instructed: General Science, General Social Studies, Geography, U.S.
History, Math, Computer Skills, Introduction to Media, Study Skills,
Exploratory Spanish, and Literacy Intervention.
Leadership Experience
− Active participant in professional learning communities regarding science and social studies education,
formative assessment, and district improvement with training from the PLC Institute.
− Member of Highland Middle School Building Leadership Team since 2009, focused on developing
SMART goals implementing increased reading strategies through all curricular areas and Standards Based
Grading design/implementation.
− Social Studies Department Head since 2010 responsible for assessing and implementing social studies and
literacy changes in the district. Former member of the math vertical team while instructing math.
− Member of the Highland Calendar Committee since 2009, designing the school calendar event dates for
each school year.
− Active member in Highland CSD School Improvement Committee since 2012, focused on implementation
of the Iowa Core, Common Core, and Next Generation Science Standards.
− Member of Highland Teacher Leadership Committee for State of Iowa Teacher Leadership &
Compensation Grant since 2014.
− Member of the Highland Teacher Quality Team since 2015, focused on providing adequate and engaging
professional development for the Highland District certified staff.
− Active participant in grants through the University of Iowa and Grant Wood AEA since 2008, namely
− Active member of the Highland Education Association Union as Vice Preside, HMS Building
Representative, and HEA Bargaining Committee chairperson since 2007.
Curriculum Design
− Trained in innovative student centered lesson planning focusing on active thinking, inquiry, literacy skills,
and incorporating technology.
− Focused on incorporating skills from other disciplines within science and social studies curriculum.
− Specialization in science, social studies, literacy and math curriculum design, panning, and instruction.
Coaching Experience/Activities Involvement

2012- Present Highland Middle School Student Council Coach

Focused on the improvement of school academic and social culture.
2007- 2015 Highland Mock Trial Head Coach
Focused on the development of presentation skills and civic practices.
2016- Present Supervision of Activities
Supervision of student sporting events and Fine Arts events.
2017- Present Sports Broadcasting/Calling
Worked for the Huskie Cast, calling Boys and Girls basketball games.
Professional Affiliations
− School Administrators of Iowa
− Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
− Phi Theta Kappa
− Pi Lambda Theta
− Mortar Board
− National Education Association/
− Iowa State Education Association
Professional References

Dr. Mike Jorgensen Angela Hazelett

Superintendent Highland High School/Middle School Principal
Highland Community School District Highland Community School District
1715 Vine Ave. 1715 Vine Ave.
Riverside, IA 52327 Riverside, IA 52327
Office: 319-648-5018 Office: 319-648-2891
Cell: 515-571-4303 Cell: 563-260-9499

Teresa Beenblossom Joel Diederichs

Lincoln Elementary Principal Durant High School Principal
Washington Community School District Durant High School
606 South 4th Ave. 408 7th St.
Washington, IA 52353 Durant, IA 52747
Office: 319-653-3691 Office: 563-785-4432
Cell: 319-461-8748 Cell: 563-571-4110

Chris Armstrong Dr. Trent Grundmeyer

Former Superintendent Assistant Professor
Highland Community School District Drake University
3110 116th Circle, Riverside, IA 52327 3206 University Ave.
Home: 319-648-2239 Des Moines, IA 50311
Cell: 641-919-9890 Office: 515-205-9987
Cell: 515-271-2233

Dr. Tomas Buckmiller Doug Stillwell

Associate Professor of Education Clinical Assistant Professor
Drake University Drake University
2507 University Ave. 2507 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 Des Moines, IA 50311
Office: 515-271-4989 Office: 515-271-3726
Cell: 605-661-4327 Cell: 515-418-5363

Barb Schwamman Randy Peters

Superintendent Associate Professor
Osage Community School District/Riceville Drake University
Community School District 3206 University Ave.
3395 Mahogany Ave. Des Moines, IA 50311
Osage, IA 50461 Office: 515-271-2082
Office: 641-732-5381 Cell: 515-201-2994
Cell: 319-269-5955