Jessica Brittingham grew up in Mission Viejo, California, and moved to Boston for college in 1997. Mrs. Brittingham attended California State University Fullerton from 1996-1997, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from UMass Boston in 2000. She then went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Professional Writing from UMass Dartmouth in 2007. In her fourteen years of secondary teaching experience, Mrs. Brittingham has grown to love project-based learning, and has continued to develop her skills in Instructional Technology. She is a Level 2 Certified Google Educator, and plans to begin working on advanced graduate study in Educational Leadership in the near future. She is the proud mother of 2 girls, Rowan and Harper, and the proud-stepmother of 3 boys, Christopher, Matthew, and Zachary. In addition to education, Jessica is passionate about music, reading, and crystals.