Jessica Ward is the Education & Event Coordinator for the Florida Literacy Coalition. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Oregon State University. After graduating she was accepted into Teach For America, which placed her in Jacksonville, Florida to teach at a low-income school. While in Jacksonville, she taught middle school science for three years. She is currently pursuing her Master’s of Public Administration and a Nonprofit Management Certificate from the University of Central Florida. In her spare she enjoys cooking, reading, and being outdoors.