Jessie has been working as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children since February 2006. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Louisiana Tech University in 2003 and a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Louisiana State University in 2005. Jessie became a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist in 2009.
Since becoming a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Jessie has mentored several other professionals who are seeking the same certification. She has also been a clinical supervisor for graduate level students seeking a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology since 2010.
Jessie has assisted in the creation of two speech therapy applications, Speech That Works and InTense, and provided the voice over recordings for both. In addition to this, Jessie has presented at numerous national and state conventions educating other speech-language pathologists about working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. She has also presented several webinars on behalf of Sunshine Cottage. Jessie directed the school wide Holiday Play for 11 years.