Miss Jessica has been studying the art of dance since the age of two. During that time she has trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, modern and character at the Oxford Center for Dance, Chester Valley Dance Academy, Steppin’ Out Dance Academy and Longwood Performing Arts. She performed for 10 years in the Oxford Centerfor Dance Nutcracker Ballet, dancing the lead rolls of Clara, Soldier Doll, Candy Cane Lead, Marzipan Lead, Arabian Lead and Dew Drop Fairy. In addition, she has performed in the televised 4th of July parades and Thanksgiving Day parades in Philadelphia, and has danced in Tomorrowland in Walt Disney World. Miss Jessica graduated from Alvernia College in May of 2007, with a degree in Elementary and Special Education. She teaches math for the Upper Darby School district. She is pleased to be returning to teach again at OCD for a seventh year and married Ed Kelleher, May 2011.