Jessica Milton is a woman whose passion for education is built on the founding principles that each generation should build on the momentum and gains of the previous generation. She believes that students from all backgrounds deserve to have access to high quality and relevant education. With this foundation in mind, Jessica earned her B.A. in Secondary Education-Social Studies, from Temple University. She continued her pursuit of higher education by earning her M. Ed. from Cabrini College. Focused on building upon her foundation, she began her teaching career with the School District of Philadelphia. Her desire to support teachers and students on a larger scale, laid the foundation to enter an alternative route to principal certification which she obtained her PK-12 Principal Certification through the state of Pennsylvania and has served in the capacities of Assistant Principal and School Director/ Principal. Jessica participates as an at-risk youth mentor, is an active member of the Black Women Education Alliance, enjoys going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
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