Inspired by the rich history, resilience, and vibrance of New Orleans, Jessica Auger recently relocated to Louisiana from New York City. A graduate of The New School, Jessica earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies. Jessica’s previous work experiences include non-profit administration, community organizing, leadership education, and youth mentoring. In her spare time, Jessica serves as a Crisis Counselor with Crisis Text Line. Her ongoing commitment to social-emotional development is integrated into her class curriculum on a daily basis. Jessica looks forward to bringing many of her other hobbies and interests– including gardening, animal welfare, social justice, cooking, history, music, and art– into the classroom.