A Silicon Valley Bay Area native, Jaime Koo attended local San Jose schools. Discovering the joy of teaching while in high school, Jaime pursued her B.A. in English and Music at Santa Clara University. She also received a teaching credential and a M.A. in Education Administration from Santa Clara University. Jaime taught English Language Arts at Rancho Middle School, motivating and inspiring young people to become effective communicators and contributors in their community.
From being a Middle School English Language Arts/English Language Development teacher to becoming a stay-at home mom, Jaime is currently an education consultant who presents literacy workshops - a combination of her 10-year teaching expertise with tried-and-true experience that she uses with her own children. Jaime is also a Teacher Consultant with the San Jose Area Writing Project and a Parent Engagement Specialist with the Santa Clara County Office of Education. She is a contributing blogger with GenParenting, providing insight about the space where encouraging literacy and parenting intersect. Jaime's mission - to share effective reading and writing strategies with families to encourage literacy.