Jesse is an English teacher at Brooklyn College Academy, an Early College high school in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to his classroom work with grades 7-12, Jesse has worked as a new teacher mentor and served on the School Leadership Team and Peer Review Committee. He also founded the school’s literary magazine, which was given an award for excellence by the National Council of Teachers of English. Jesse began his career as a member of the New York City Teaching Fellows. He received a B.A. in General Literature from Reed College and a M.A. in English Education from Brooklyn College. He will join the Summer Principals Academy as a New York City Dept. of Ed. Aspiring Leaders Fellow and is proud to take this next step along with such a dynamic group of educators.