Position: 2nd Grade Teacher, Glenside Elementary
I grew up in: Born and raised in Reading, Pa. (Southside)
Family: Mother, Norma; brother, Juan Carlos; longtime love, Marcos Sr.; and three children, Marcos Jr., Jaden and Mia.
What makes you #RSD Proud? Although I did not attend Reading schools, I was always and still am #RSDproud. Hence, the reason I chose to teach in Reading. My first job: Hostess at Friendly's on Lancaster Avenue. It was a great experience, and I quickly realized how much I enjoyed meeting folks from all walks of life.
The three apps I would always keep on my phone: Facebook, Class Dojo and Flipp (couponing app). I love to feel connected and enjoy a good deal.
My favorite quote: Practice makes progress because no one is perfect!
My favorite subject in school: Math
My favorite family tradition: Thanksgiving because I am a foodie, and I enjoy the love and gratitude the season offers.
Keep shining, Jessica! 😎