Finding Greatness: Jessica Ramsay

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 12:00 AM
Categories: School of Education and Behavioral Sciences | School of Education | Pressroom | Finding Greatness

Macon, GA

MGA Education graduate Jessica Ramsay
Middle Georgia State University education graduate Jessica Ramsay now works with children with special needs.

Full Name: Jessica M. Ramsay.

Age: 31.

Hometown: Macon.

Residence: Lizella.

Family: Husband, Akeem Ramsay; children, daughter Zoë and son Frost; mother, Joys, father, Ali; sisters Xana and Mecca; brother, Justin.

Employment: Reading interventionist at Elam Alexander Academy.

Middle Georgia State Degree: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood/Special Education, Class of 2011.

Describe your current career and what you love most about it.

"I work with children with special needs, from autism to emotional/behavioral disorders. It brings me joy to build
relationships with every kid I encounter."

How are your Middle Georgia State experiences benefiting you now?

"The relationships I built while a student helped to shape the type of relationships I wanted to build with my students. One professor stands out - Dr. Sara Worley. She was so compassionate and always willing to help me. She exuded positivity all the time. I always looked forward to going to get class and her advice was always welcomed."

What do you expect to be doing in five years?

"I will have completed my master's degree in special education and will be continuing to work with children with
special needs!"