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Jessica Askar knows that successful students become successful adults. She has served children and families for seven years working as an elementary school teacher in an urban district in Chicago. So far, fourth grade is her favorite grade to teach. Ms. Askar's teaching revolves around culturally relevant pedagogy and critical thinking. Due to her leadership and passion for education, Ms. Askar was awarded the Harrison Fellowship at National Louis University where she majored in elementary education with a concentration in mathematics. She is an experienced math tutor and mentor. Throughout her education career, she worked as the lead math tutor for the Center for Academic Success (CAD) and mentored young adults. She is currently working on her Master of Education degree at National Louis University.
National Louis University
National Louis University, "Jessica Askar, Urban School Educator" (2023). Harrison Fellows Oral Histories. 1.