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Jessica Imel

Bentonville Schools
Jessica Imel is a Global Business teacher at Bentonville Schools and Northwest Arkansas Community College. Jessica’s Business and Entrepreneurship classes are immersive, utilizing profession-based learning and community and business partnerships to create a unique learning environment for students. Students fast-forward into their future and are fully immersed in a professional culture, solving real world problems, using industry standards, while being mentored by actual employers. Jessica is a graduate of the Walton MBA program at the University of Arkansas with 10+ years in various finance/strategy roles before becoming an educator and an Ed.S Candidate in Curriculum and Instruction. Jessica will provide examples of how business, community and public education can partner to produce personalized learning experiences that educate the workforce of tomorrow, especially in high skill, high demand jobs.