Jessica Krug has been a member of the Santa Monica College English Department since 2004. She began her career as a high school English teacher, then proceeded to support other secondary teachers as a teacher coach as they cleared their credentials. In addition to her work at the College, Jessica works as an educational consultant, focusing on training administrators to use an evidence-based observation system and to provide feedback to teachers using coaching strategies. Jessica is in the process of earning an Ed.D. from UCLA in Educational Leadership. Her research focuses on professional development in the community college sector.