Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Jessica Franks
Bachelor's in Music Ed (voice) - Choral, Instrumental, General - K-12 - West Virginia University - Magna cum laude.
Master of Fine Arts, Integrated Arts & Curriculum - University of Montana - Summa cum laude.
Sentinel HS, Missoula County Public Schools - 16 years - Choir, Basic Music Theory, AP Music Theory, Guitar, Music Theater.
Ridgewood HS & Benjamin Franklin MS, Ridgewood Public Schools, NJ - 5 years - HS Choir, HS Band, MS Choir, MS Music Theater.
Professional memberships: American Choral Directors Association, National Association for Music Education.
Societies: Sigma Alpha Iota, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Delta Pi
Personal educational guiding principles:
The arts are a core curricular need for all humans.
If it's best for kids, it's the right answer.
Be better today than you were yesterday.