Jessica Tellez

Program Director

Jessica joined Coaching4Change in 2021 and serves as Program Director. In this role, she leads the execution and evaluation of the program team and facilitates collaboration across C4C’s regional hubs. Jessica brings over 10 years of education, youth, and workforce development experience including within the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology and YouthBuild USA. She firmly believes that with equitable access and support, young people can become agents of their own learning and lives.

Jessica is a proud first-generation college graduate, with a MA in Urban Education Policy from Brown University, and a BA in Political Science & Chicano Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso. She currently serves as an Urban Education Fellow and co-chair for Education Pioneers’ New England Alumni Board. Jessica enjoys weekend trips to nowhere, all things fandom/geek culture, and is a voracious podcast consumer.

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