Jessica Marie Cable is the GEAR UP Jefferson County Area Facilitator at Midfield High School and Pleasant Grove High School. She is a dynamic result-driven Educator/Administrator with a 10-year history of professionalism and achievement. She has demonstrated success in implementing programs to enrich student’s future collegiate and career endeavors. She has worked as a Workforce Development Specialist for the Onin Group to promote the West Alabama High School Ready To Work Initiative. Jessica also has experience as a certified Ready To Work Instructor for the Workforce Development department at Shelton State Community College. She has worked as a Middle and High School Life Science Teacher in Tuscaloosa City and County School Systems. She also served as an Upward Bound Science Teacher at Stillman College and Ready to Work Program Coordinator at Central High School. Jessica spent a year in Shanghai, China working for English First teaching English as a second language to Chinese students ages 3 -17. Ms. Cable graduated from Stillman College with a Bachelor’s in Biology. She is currently working on a Master’s of Art in Teaching. Jessica is the daughter of John and Deloris Cable, she has one older sibling Dr. Jason M. Cable.