Blum-DeStefano, Jessica

Jessica Blum-DeStefano

Jessica Blum-DeStefano is an advanced doctoral student in Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University who is exploring how at-risk high school students in alternative education settings understand and describe good teaching. Jessica was awarded a research fellowship by the Teachers College Office of Policy and Research to support her work, and has worked closely with Ellie over the past five years as a research assistant, teaching fellow and co-instructor. She is co-authoring Learning and Learning for Growth (Corwin/Sage, 2013).