Jess joined MassBioEd in 2021. She serves as a mentor to BioTeach schools and supports MassBioEd teacher professional development and curriculum design programs. Jess holds a B.A. in Biology from Hartwick College, an M.Ed. in Middle School Science from Northeastern University, and a C.A.G.S. in Curriculum Instruction, Mathematics from Lesley University. Jess held National Board Certification in Science/Adolescence and Young Adulthood during her tenure at Revere High School where she taught Biology and Physics.