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Jakelynn Ross

Kindergarten Teacher

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education; Master’s Degree in Educational Technology

Jakelynn Ross joined Utah Connections Academy in 2021, where she teaches kindergarten. Earlier in her career she was a teacher’s aide, librarian, and substitute teacher for students in grades K – 6. 

Why I Became a Teacher

I’ve always loved working with students. In my earlier days of substitute teaching and working in the library, I would leave work each day with a smile thinking about the funny stories I heard and conversations I had throughout the day with students. I knew that being a teacher was something I wanted to pursue and have loved every minute of it. 

My Hobbies and Interests

I have a husband and two little kids, and we are living the farm life. In my spare time I like to read (Harry Potter is my go-to). We all love going to Disneyland!

"I have never been part of a team that provides as much support and has as much camaraderie as this school."

— Ms. Ross