Jessica has served in several roles within the early childhood field for over 20 years. She earned a BA in Literature from Tulane University in 2001 and earned a Master degree in Child and Family Studies from University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2008. She has experience both as a teacher assistant and as a lead teacher in various Pre-K classrooms. As an adjunct professor, she has taught several early childhood courses. Currently, she serves as a part-time Mentor/Evaluator for the Early Educator Support Office at UNC Charlotte which supports licensed early childhood educators in nonpublic school settings.
During her personal time, Jessica enjoys traveling and volunteering.