Ms. Jennifer Arra received her bachelor's degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Painting and Photography and her master's degree from DePaul University. She has been teaching full time at Joseph Sears since 2011. Prior to her career in the classroom, Ms. Arra worked at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as the Director of Academic Administration for 18 years. Ms. Arra lives with her husband, her two daughters (both graduates of Joseph Sears!) her mother and her dog. She enjoys cooking, running, taking photographs, listening to music, reading, road trips across the county, the beach and time with family and friends. Ms. Arra loves bringing her life experiences to the classroom to share with her students. Ms. Arra believes in the uniqueness of every student who enters her classroom and seeks to foster the love of learning in all of students.