Jessica Alvarodo

Teaching allows me to be creative and gives me great joy! Ashford University prides itself in quality education and this is something that I am proud to be a part of.

Jessica Alvarado, EdD

Role
Faculty

Biography

Dr. Jessica Alvarado brings a great deal of experience to her job as educator, having taught at several K-12 grade levels before moving on to the college level. She currently serves as the Program Chair for the Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education in the College of Education at Ashford University. “Teaching allows me to be creative and gives me great joy! Ashford University prides itself in quality education and this is something that I am proud to be a part of.” She holds a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Change with a Media Studies emphasis from Fielding Graduate University, a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from National University, a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from National University, a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from San Diego Christian College, and an Associate's degree in Education from Grossmont College. Her professional experience includes working as a teacher, teacher’s aide, director, administrator, residential care worker, early childhood program supervisor, and instructor. Dr. Alvarado believes that all students can learn and encourages them to ask for help when they need it, as she will go to great lengths to assist them in any way she can. Her favorite quote is by B. B. King: “The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” Dr. Alvarado adds that she is married to a wonderful man who encourages her to do what she loves.

 

Education

Degree
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Change
Institution
Fielding Graduate University
Degree
Master of Science in Education Administration
Degree
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Administration
Institution
National University
Degree
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Institution
San Diego Christian College