Jennifer Nix has taught English Language Arts in the public school system for nearly 20 years, both in California and New Mexico. She completed her BA in English at Southern Oregon University and her MA in English at NMSU, and she received her teaching certification in California through Chapman University. She is highly qualified in the areas of secondary English, Business Administration, and has her license in Gifted Education. Mrs. Nix has also worked in the private sector with Kaplan University, writing and editing ELA remediation textbooks and pacing guides for California, Texas, Georgia, New York, and North Carolina. Currently, Mrs Nix teaches English 111 at Arrowhead Early College High School/Medical Academy and is also the Gifted Facilitator there for 9th grade. She lives in Las Cruces, NM with her husband, two dogs, and three cats.