Jessica joins ROCIS with 20 years of educational experience. She began her career as a field instructor in coastal marine sciences at the Chincoteague Bay Field Station in Wallops Island, VA. She moved westward to teach students from urban / suburban Chicago at the Lorado-Taft Field Campus of Northern Illinois University. She ran The Outdoor Classroom in Pittsburgh’s South Hills for 10 year. In 2016, Jessica started the new outdoor and environmental education department of Allegheny Land Trust as the vice president of education. Jessica holds degrees in Biology/Marine Science and Secondary Education/Biology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and is a Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators board member and state coordinator for Project WET (Water Education Today).
- Clairton Air Filter Project – ROCIS Lead
- ROCIS Presentations – revamped presentation template
- Low Cost Monitoring Project – online meeting support