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Jesi Young's Profile


Jesi Young

ELA Teacher

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About Me

Educational History:

I am a 2003 graduate of Jay High School. I attended Vo-tech while in high school and the year following graduation and then later decided to go to college. I graduated in 2013 from Grand Canyon University.  I am working on my Master’s in Educational Leadership/Curriculum and Instruction at Arkansas State University! 

Degrees and Certifications:

Certificate in Business Technology

Certificate in Business Management 

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English 

Professional Development:

College Board Pre-AP Summer Institute for Middle School 

College Board 2 day Workshop AP Lit and Comp

AVID Reading

Teach Like a Rockstar

OSTP Item Writing Committee

OSTP Item Review Committee

Solution Tree PLC at Work Institute

Current Position:

This is my seventh year of teaching! I have taught middle school my entire teaching career and love it! This is my second year at JMS and this year I am teaching 7th Grade ELA, 7th Grade ELA Honors and Leadership. I also will be sponsoring the Mid School Gifted and Talented and Quiz Bowl. 

Previous Position:

I started teaching in 2013 at Grove Middle School and taught there for 5 school years. I taught 7th grade ELA, 7th Grade Pre AP Literature, 8th Grade ELA, Creative Writing and Gifted and Talented. I also sponsored the Academic Team and National Junior Honor Society. 


Family Information:

My husband, Eric, and I live out in the country with our two boys who are in the upper and high schools. Our family has two more boys who live in Missouri; boy mom life! 

We have a lovely canine fur child, Piper and two fur feline children, Ambrose and Sirius   


Personal Information:


I love to read and write in my free time. My family and I garden in the Spring/Summer. It is so much fun taking something from a seed and seeing it turn into a beautiful plant or food plant. 

I enjoy listening to live music very much and also love spending time with my sister, brother-in-law, nephew and my parents. I love finding a good series on Netflix or baking new dishes.