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1217 Pine Ave

Jessica Owens Shady Side, MD


20764
Education
 Towson University – Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education (2007)
 University of Maryland Baltimore County- Master of Arts in Education with
Concentration in STEM Education K-8 (2017)
Certification
 National Board Certification, Middle Childhood Generalist (2013)
 Advanced Professional Certificate - Elementary Education 1 – 6 with an
endorsement in STEM
Teaching Experience
Lyons Mill Elementary School

2016-Present STEM Resource Teacher


 Developed and implemented Project Based Curriculum for grades
Kindergarten – Fourth Grade that aligns to Next Generation Science Standards
 Instructed Kindergarten –fourth grade coding and programming through
Code.org, Lego WeDo, LilBits, and Ozobots
 Planned and implemented STEM Fair
 Founded and maintained Lyons Mill’s Makerspace
 Collaborated with classroom teacher to develop integrated instruction
 Facilitated school Television studio production, full knowledge of aspects of
television production, studio, equipment, and troubleshooting
 Wrote School Improvement Plan
2015-2016 Second Grade Teacher
 Founding Teacher of Lyons Mill’s opening
 Attended professional developments as Teacher Leader Corp in Reading and
Mathematics, and delivered information at school site
 Developed School Wide Behavior Plan
 Wrote School Improvement Plan
 Planned and ran Safe and Nurturing Committee
Woodholme Elementary School – 2012 National Blue Ribbon School

2012-2015 Second Grade Teacher


 Delivered differentiated instruction in reading, language arts, mathematics,
science, and social studies to meet the needs of all learners
 Coordinated grade level activities as Second Grade Team Leader
 Planned and implemented school-wide Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics (STEM) Fair
 Served as school-wide Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Coordinator (2013- 2015)
 Planned and implemented Family Learning Night
 Trained in Reading and Mathematics Common Core State Standards
 Supervised Towson University Elementary Education Intern
 Analyzed student data to determine appropriate research based interventions
for struggling learners
 Collaborated with grade-level partners and resource teachers on strategies to
reach all learners
 Served as Curriculum and Staff Development Action Team Facilitator
2010 – 2012 Fourth Grade Teacher
 Planned and implemented fourth grade BCPS curriculum
 Member of the School Improvement Team
 Co-facilitated as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Coordinator
 Co-facilitated and Implemented school wide Science, Technology, Engineering,
and Math (STEM) Fair
 Planned and Implemented Family Math Night
 Administered Maryland School Assessment
2007-2010 First Grade Teacher
 Planned and implemented first grade BCPS curriculum
 Taught general education students as well as individuals with learning
challenges and special needs within a mainstreamed, inclusive classroom
 Accommodated for Maryland School Assessment
Related Experience
2017-Present Member of LMES Robotic Club
2017 Member of BCPS Innovation Teachers PLC
2016 Presented at SOMIRAC- Flipped Learning
2016 Attended ISTE Conference- Philadelphia, PA
2013-2016 Member of Baltimore County Public Schools Primary Grade Mathematics Cadre
2014 Attended Common Ground 2014 presented by the Maryland Society for Educational
Technology
2014 Baltimore County Public Schools Curriculum Writer- Grade 2 Health Education
2013-2014 Baltimore County Public Schools Curriculum Writer- Grade 1 Mathematics- Common
Core Aligned Extension Tasks
2012 Attended NSA Summer Institute For Mathematics Teaching (SIMT)
2012 Baltimore County Public Schools Curriculum Writer- Grade 2 Science E-Text Project
2012-2014 Instructor in Lego WeDo before and after school club
2012 – 2013 Attended Curriculum Writing Professional Development Workshops
2011 Presented and trained BCPS Grade 1 teachers in Engineering is Elementary Science
Unit “As the Weather Changes”
2011 Attended Engineering is Elementary Training
2010 Baltimore County Public Schools Curriculum Writer - Grade 1 Science – The Power of
Magnets
2010 Attended NSTA Area Conference – Baltimore, Maryland
2009 Facilitator of Safe and Nurturing Committee
Recognition
2015 Baltimore County Teacher of the Year Finalist
2011 National Chambers of Commerce Award Nominee
2007 Winner of TABCO Rookie of the Year Award