Mrs. Jessica A.R. Clark

  • 6461 Amy School Rd. Howard City MI

Lead Kindergarten/First Grade Teacher


  • An elementary-school teacher with 5 years of experience in teaching classes and developing children's learning ability/agility, known for her resourcefulness, creativity, and superior communication skills with children, parents, and staff.
  • Desire to inspire and motivate children to achieve their best - Able to inspire, comfort and build self-esteem, while demonstrating sound work ethics, cultural sensitivity/diversity, flexibility and creativity.


Seeking an opportunity in an environment where abilities to motivate and establish rapport are seen as vital for the teaching and studying processes; to put to good use my love of children and dedication to teaching.

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

Lead Kindergarten and First Grade Teacher

Cowden Lake Bible Academy

Prepare classes for teaching sessions including development of written class and homework plans. Instruct students, evaluate performance and facilitate efforts to advance student achievement. Create a classroom environment that enables students to learn while keeping students interested and attentive. Modify lessons to meet requirements of special needs students and individuals of cultural diversity. Develop lesson plans that meet requirements of curriculum guidelines for each grade and learning level. Design activities, projects, and field trips to help reinforce concepts.

2011 - Present

Childrens Ministries- Lead Coordinator and Teacher

Grace Community Church

Event Coordinator- (2014 - Present)

Grace Kids Club,  Lead Coordinator and Teacher - (2011-Present): Collaborate with fellow staff members, to ensure an enjoyable learning environment that not only nurtures and develops an interest in further education, but also builds the  future  attendees. 

Jun 2014 - Present

Naturopathic Medicine - Instructor and Councelor 

Naturalistics LLC

Created educational materials and taught  education classes for the public . Educated nutritionally struggling residents in the Tri-County area, on the importance of a healthy, natural  lifestyle.

Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

Student Intern



Bob Huttinga PA-C, CNHP


2015 - Jan 2016

Teaching (Elementary Grades)-Success from the Start - Certificate

New Teacher Center-Coursera

Studied the best practices for implementing research-based strategies in the following areas: -Setting and communicating high expectations for students;  -Building positive relationships with and between students;  -Organizing the learning environment;  -Behavioral preventions and interventions;  -Establishing and maintaining routines and procedures that support student learning.

2014 - 2015

Certified - Naturopathic Medicine (CNHP)

Trinity School of Natural Health

Educated in various body systems including: digestive, nervous, respiratory, circulatory, and endocrine. Trained in the areas of nutrition, natural health, homeopathic health, and sleep issues.

2006 - 2008

A.Arts- Communications

Grand Rapids Community College

Foundational knowledge of communicaton theories and research methods, with studies that have provided the tools to understand, analyze, and respond to communication problems and opportunities in a variety of contexts, including workplace teams and community civic and cultural groups.


Certified - Teacher

Child Evangelism Fellowship Ministries

Facilitated planned lessons, reviewed learned material and implemented parent guided reinforcement opportunities.