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Leadership Certification (2009) K-12 Leadership Certificate - University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, Tennessee

Ph.D. (2001) Higher Education Administration: Recreation Administration, Health Education, & Teaching Certification - Ohio University - Athens, Ohio

M.S. (1994) Physical Education: Recreation Administration - Ohio University - Athens, Ohio

B.S. (1993) Physical Education & Health Education, Teaching Certification - Elon College - Elon College, North Carolina


Fannin County High School (2002 - current) Blue Ridge, Georgia - ESE Teacher & Girls Soccer Coach

Cleveland State Community College (1996 - 2002) Cleveland, Tennessee - Assistant Professor: Health, Physical Education & Recreation & Freshman Studies Coordinator


Dr. Jessen attended Elon College located in North Carolina where she received her Bachelor's of Science degree. Upon graduation, she attended Ohio University to receive her Master's of Science degree. Dr. Jessen decided to pursue and receive her Ph.D. while in Ohio.

Dr. Jessen moved south to Tennessee and was an Assistant Professor at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee. She was later employed by the Fannin County School System at the high school.