Hola! My name is Jennifer Ortiz and I am the Teacher Aide for the Explorers classroom at WKA! I have been with WKA for over a year now. Prior to working with the Explorers, I first began working as a Teacher Floater at WKA.
Throughout my life I have been involved in education for children in their early childhood and middle childhood. When completing my Student Service Learning Opportunity hours as an MCPS high school student, I volunteered at Maryvale Elementary School and assisted children with their homework. In addition, I also volunteered at College Gardens Elementary school twice and created activities for kindergartners. Currently, I am in the process of obtaining my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. After obtaining my bachelor's degree, I plan to apply to a graduate program to obtain my master’s in counseling and eventually obtain my PhD and become a professor. Teaching has always been a passion of mine and I cannot wait to complete my goals! Outside of my work, I enjoy long walks, baking, and painting. Additionally, I participate in two psychology clubs to raise money for important causes.