School of Education
B.A. in History, State University of New York at Binghamton; M.S. in Secondary Education, St. John’s University; Ed.D. in Educational Administration, St. John’s University
Jessica Marotta has dedicated her passion for teaching for over twenty-five years in the education profession. She has taught secondary social studies, been a department chairperson, district coordinator, assistant principal, central office instructional coordinator, and university supervisor for student teachers. She is currently an assistant professor and coordinates accreditation efforts for the School of Education. She has presented at numerous educational conferences on assessment, video self-analysis for teacher development, and teacher reflection. She strives to make her classes engaging, thought-provoking, and challenging to help prepare future teachers for the increasingly exciting challenges of the profession. She believes in teaching the power of relationships when working with students to help build a supportive and nurturing learning environment where all feel included, welcomed, and encouraged to strive to be the best versions of themselves. Hobbies include reading non-fiction to learn more about our history, our path forward, and how the teaching profession can continually seek to work on making great strides towards equity for all.
Secondary Education Teaching Methods; Introduction to the Teaching Profession
Pre-service teacher professional development, teacher reflection, and assessment.