Jessica Worthman4th Grade Teacher
"I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life.If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it." - Roald Dahl
Jessica Worthman earned a Master's Degree in Childhood Education at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. At Ithaca College, Jessica volunteered in a variety of educational and athletic settings. Jessica dedicated most of her volunteer work to refugee children in Burma and Thailand, where she integrated literacy and communication skills in an after school group in Ithaca. Currently, Jessica is the coach of Westchester girl's lacrosse travel team for 8th and 9th grade girls. Jessica is deeply passionate about providing youth with opportunities to excel academically and athletically. She is very excited to be a part of the Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem family, where she can build meaningful relationships with her students and aid them in their success.