Jackie has been a teacher for over five years, a mom for over eight, and an editor for over 10. She earned her BA in art history from Cornell, and received her EdM in Education from Harvard. Jackie has worked in book publishing at HarperCollins and Crown Publishers, has edited and produced several large magazine websites, and has taught French and Spanish to young children and middle schoolers. She has definitely worked the hardest and learned the most by being a mom.
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