My name is Vanessa Juarez. I am originally from the Rio Grande Valley and moved to Austin,TX in 2000. I graduated from Texas State University in 2005 with a degree in Bilingual/Bi-cultural Education. I have been teaching for Austin Independent School District for 15 years, with varied experience in second, third, and fourth grade. I look forward to a new year of teaching fourth grade with a great group of kiddos!
My name is Jessica Richards and I am from Toronto, Canada. I graduated from the University of Toronto in 2010, obtaining an honors degree in English and Philosophy. I have lived, worked, and traveled abroad, and have been teaching ESL/core subjects for the last four years. I am thrilled to be one of Reilly's fourth grade teachers and am very much looking forward to the school year ahead!