Jessi Parra

Jessi Parra is an education specialist at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Prior to the Zoo, Jessi was a teacher for 14 years, working tirelessly to better her practice and curriculum-writing, participating in the State Department’s Teachers for Global Classrooms program and the National Geographic Grosvenor Fellowship. Further, Jessi has written curriculum as a Fulbright Specialist in Uganda and is thrilled to be joining Brink Literacy as a MAP fellow, assisting with and learning more about curriculum writing.