Jacqueline “Jackie” Corricelli has been a public school educator since August 2003. As the Pre K-12 Computer Science (CS) Curriculum Specialist for the West Hartford Public School District, Jackie supports her district as a CS advocate, coach, reference, and researcher. In addition, she teaches CS courses at Conard High School. At the state level, Jackie volunteers as Vice President of the CS Teachers Association (CSTA) and as a member of the CS Advisory Group, which works closely with the State Department of Education to improve equity and access to CS for all students in Connecticut. At the national level, Jackie is an Advanced Placement (AP) Consultant for AP CS Principles. She is an AP Reading Leader as well as the author of the book, “AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course”. She has presented at several conferences including the AP Annual Conference, NCTM, and CSTA. Jackie believes CS can and should be integrated in all subjects, Pre K-12. Computational thinking is a way of thinking about and solving problems that permeate society, economy, and culture. CS impacts all disciplines. Jackie is happiest when she works with a team to solve problems. Whether it is a team of students, teachers, coworkers, parents, or business partners, she loves to create and execute new ideas and learn from mistakes made. She is grateful for the support she receives from her family and community.
Jackie has a B.A. in mathematics and statistics from the University of Connecticut and an M.S.Ed. in mathematics secondary education from Westfield State University. She is certified in secondary mathematics and computer science education.