B.A. in History, B.S. in Secondary Education, Boston University; M.A. in the Teaching of Social Studies, Teachers College. Jessica comes to TC with a wealth of experience as a young but practiced pedagogue and leader. Having held faculty posts at four different public schools in Massachusetts and New York, she has taught Social Studies, GED courses as well as Reader’s and Writer’s Workshops. For the past three years Jessica has been a Literacy Coach and now an English Teacher at Brighton High School. At Brighton she has founded and advised three student clubs including: the Student Advocacy Program, the No Place for Hate Anti-Bias Club and the Gay-Straight Alliance.