Instructor Spotlight Jessica Dickerson

Persevere Instructor Spotlight: Meet Jessica Dickerson

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: Jessica Dickerson

What Location do you teach at and for how long?
Perryville in Goodyear AZ for 10 months

Where are you from originally?

Where did you learn coding?
Perryville–Persevere Alum!

What is your favorite thing about coding?
I love that there is always something new to learn in coding. Anyone with the drive and the time can get online and learn new languages, frameworks and concepts.

What is the hardest thing about coding?
Not getting frustrated at errors

What do you enjoy most about teaching?
Watching women achieve that light bulb moment, where a difficult concept finally makes sense.

Tell us about a project you worked on that you are especially proud of.
I am really proud of my work with Indeed. I enjoy team development, and that team provided many learning and growth opportunities.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Do you have any pets?
2 cats, Inanna and Link
Favorite Movie or Show.
Lord of the Rings
What is the best piece of advice you ever received?
Do at least one thing every day, no matter how small, to work toward your goals
Describe your perfect day.
Hanging out with my son and reading
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