Jamie Ponce

Jamie Ponce

Jamie Ponce has been teaching primary and elementary English Language Learners in the Chicagoland area for more than 13 years. Currently, she is an Assistant Principal in Elmwood Park, Illinois. In this role, she supports the ELL and Bilingual Programs housed in her building. ELL and literacy skills, early intervention advocacy, and teacher-led schools are Jamie’s educational passions. She earned her BA from the University of Iowa in English and Spanish literature, has an MAT from Rockford College in Bilingual and Multilingual Education, and an M.Ed in School Leadership and Administration from Concordia University. She has served as a third grade team leader, English Language Learner Facilitator, and mentor teacher as well. Jamie has presented regionally for the Illinois NCLB statewide conference, the Illinois State Bilingual Conference, and the #ECET2Chicago conference. In addition, she was a member of the #ECET2Chicago planning team. Connect with Jamie on Twitter: