Jessica Ross is an experienced educator, researcher, facilitator, and hiker (in her spare time). Jessica currently teaches high school humanities at Global Learning Charter Public School where she previously taught grades 5–8. During a multi-year hiatus from classroom teaching, Jessica served as a project manager and researcher for the Agency by Design research initiative at Project Zero (PZ)—a research center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education—examining the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning.