Resume

Author

Jessica’s first book is an in-depth guide to helping leaders understand and facilitate change by understanding the personal origins that affect change acceptance and resistance.

Founder

Co-founded SmartFox in response to a need we had at Method Schools for more integrated systems and curriculum. From there we built a student information system, learning management system, and reliable, user-friendly online K-12 courses.

With SmartFox K12, learning, reporting, and enrollment all feed seamlessly into one system. That means educators can spend less time tracking down info and more time improving students’ lives.

Founder & CEO

Co-founded Method Schools in after working in the K-12 independent study space for more than a decade. Method Schools is a WASC accredited, independent study charter school for K-12 students throughout Southern California. In addition to WASC accreditation, Method offers a comprehensive UC a-g and NCAA approved course catalog.

Since 2014 Method has served over 30,000 students. We pride ourselves in the comprehensive solutions and educational practices we continue to refine to best serve students from all backgrounds and ambitions. Our agile model maintains an inherent focus on the student and empowers every Method Schools community member to learn and grow.

We value our partnerships with students and their families, schools and districts and other organizations all aimed towards creating a truly student driven model that supports growth and achievement for every student.

Simply put, we don’t believe there is an online model that is higher performing or more accountable than Method.

National Account Manager

K12 was an early entrant into the public and private K-12 online school space. While at K12 I formed relationships with independent charter schools and school districts throughout the Los Angeles, Inland Empire, and San Diego areas, in addition to New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Virginia.

Program Manager

Managed all curriculum and programs of a San Diego county charter school that serves K-12 students through an independent study/personalized learning model. Pacific View was one of the first entrants in the online school market space.

Education

ACADEMIC HISTORY

2015

New Mexico State University

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction-Critical Pedagogy, Educational Technology

Key areas of study included organizational leadership, new and emerging critical pedagogies, change and response to change, and innovative curriculum design. Dissertation: Educators Response to Change in K12 Education

2011

California State University, San Marcos

MA/Administrative Credential, Educational Leadership

Key areas of study included leadership in education, online course development, accreditation planning, school management, resource planning, operations management, and staff development.

BA/California Multiple & Single Subject Credentials Education

Key areas of learning included organizational behavior, student development, pedagogy planning and analysis, and core curriculum development. Multiple subject credential grades K-8, single subject credential in English grades 9-12.

Contact

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LOCATION

Los Angeles, CA

PHONE

(951) 461-4620

SPEAKING AND CONSULTING INQUIRIES

info@jessicaspallino.com
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