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Jenna Rosenberg was born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona. She grew up surrounded by a family of amazing teachers including her mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and both of her grandfathers. After earning her B.F.A. in studio art at the University of Arizona, she moved to Chicago to pursue a career in photography. Jenna discovered her passion for working with young learners when she taught art classes to elementary school students during her first year in Chicago. It took a meandering few years, including one working for the National Park Service in Yosemite, before Jenna settled back in Chicago to pursue her M.ED. in elementary education. After graduate school Jenna began her career in Chicago Public Schools, where she taught First Grade for four years. Jenna moved to Los Angeles last summer and was fortunate to be step into the role of a founding First Grade teacher at New Los Angeles Elementary. Jenna relished the opportunity to participate in the building of a school from the ground up. She was also thrilled to return to California, where she loves being closer to her family, outdoor adventuring, and never having to live through another Chicago winter. In her free time Jenna enjoys snuggling with her newborn son Ellis and hiking and traveling with her husband Josh.