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Jessica Chinea · Glenside Teacher

Jessica Chinea Staff Spotlight

2nd Grade Teacher, Glenside Elementary

I grew up in: 
Born and raised in Reading, Pa. (Southside)

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:

My favorite family tradition:
Thanksgiving because I am a foodie, and I enjoy the love and gratitude the season offers. 

Keep shining, Jessica! 😎