Jennifer Hartvickson

Jennifer is the head of Curriculum and Operations, and she is a co-founder of Jump Writing.

Hans Hartvickson

Hans leads the organization’s Finance and Marketing efforts, and is a co-founder of Jump Writing.

Zee Smith

Zee manages the recruiting and organization of our talented team of academic coordinators and instructional coaches. Zee also oversees parent support, and is a co-founder of Jump Writing.

Samantha Chiang

Sami is our lead Curriculum Designer.  She has a Master’s in Education from the Stanford Teacher Education Program. When not creating curriculum for Jump Writing, she is a 4th Grade teacher in Menlo Park, CA.

Sydney Guthrie

Sydney loves people! As the Jump Writing HR Specialist, Sydney engages with employees to help guide them through their journey with Jump writing, and prepare them for long term success.

Katlyn Gates

Katlyn leads the 4th-Grade curriculum team. She is  a veteran teacher and mother of two children.

Karen Tucci

Karen leads development of Jump Writing’s 5th and 6th grade curriculum.

Angela Reaves

Angela leads 3rd grade curriculum development. She has held many different roles in education, including classroom teacher, media specialist, and assessment scorer. She has also taught ESL to students in China.

Jodie Panichella

Jodie leads 2nd grade curriculum development. She has been an elementary teacher for 22 years! She has a passion for teaching reading and writing to early elementary students.

Kim Lazare

Kim leads development of Jump Writing’s 1st grade curriculum.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies and Master of Arts in Teaching from James Madison University.

Carrie Johnson

Carrie leads development of our 8th grade curriculum.

She earned both her Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University.

Jill Shelton

Jill leads the 7th-grade curriculum development. She has been involved with education since 1992.