Language Arts Teacher

Jody has a Ph.D in Reading/Writing/Literacy from University of Pennsylvania.

Before she came to YouthBuild, she taught Education and Writing at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges.  She also facilitated reading and writing classes with college students and incarcerated people in a Philadelphia jail.  Jody is a qualitative researcher and education activist who works with community members for equity and community voice in urban schools. She is excited to be teaching and learning with the talented, committed students and staff at YouthBuild Philly!