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Challenger Elementary
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13555 Chaney Thompson Rd. SE
Blue Ribbon School

Jessica Depew

Welcome to 1st grade at Challenger Elementary! My name is Mrs. Jessica Depew, and this will be my 12th year as a Challenger Eagle. I am married to my high school sweetheart and have an almost 9 year old daughter. We also have a 6 month old Border Collie puppy named Sunshine. In my free time I enjoy reading, spending time outdoors, and hand lettering/doodling. I started my teaching career as a 6th grade special education teacher at Challenger Middle. In 2013 I decided to make a switch to elementary school and was able to transfer to CES as the 3-5 collaborative special education teacher. Then, in the 2015-2016 school year I transitioned to regular education teaching 1st grade. My diverse educational experiences have provided me opportunities to work with students at a variety of ages and developmental stages. I feel this is a great strength in teaching 1st grade. The academic, social, and emotional growth throughout 1st grade is unmatched by any grade I have taught thus far. That makes 1st grade one of my favorites! I'm looking forward to a terrific 2016-2017 school year!
Birmingham-Southern College
Class B, Collaborative Special Education Teacher
Grades K-6

Class B, Elementary
Grades K-6