Jessica has over 10 years experience as an educator, teaching math, science, and STEM specialty classes. She was awarded the Yavapai County 2018 Teacher of the Year for STEM education, as well as recognized as a Humboldt Unified School District Teacher of the Year in 2020. Recently, Jessica worked at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as the STEM Outreach Manager, developing an outreach program of authentic and inclusive educational opportunities to empower K-12 students statewide to pursue STEM fields. She has her master’s in Instructional Technology and works to create researched-based, 21st century STEM education programs that develop creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills. Today, she is a Math Intervention Specialist at the middle school level.