Jessica is a fifth-grade teacher and professional development facilitator in the Weld RE-1 school district, which serves rural students in Platteville, Gilcrest and LaSalle, Colorado. Jessica develops comprehensive teacher training programs around Common Core State Standards for the National Math and Science Initiative and consults with local districts and teachers on how to effectively implement the standards.
She is a member of the Colorado PARCC Educator Leader Cadre and the Colorado Core Advocates, as well as a Core Advocate with the Student Achievement Partners and fellow with America Achieves and the Collaborative for Student Success. She has hosted multiple webinars and video clips in support of the college- and career-readiness standards in states across the country. She is incredibly passionate about working with students, and believes that teachers are the key to their success. She blogs at Moore Achievement.