Jessica Knight

Jessica enjoys the challenge of creating an engaging learning experience for any audience. She leads curriculum development and technical assistance projects for a variety of nonprofit and government clients and designs online and face-to-face learning experiences that include facilitated online courses, live-webinars, interactive e-learning modules, short videos, and in-person training programs. As a former AmeriCorps member, she also brings enthusiasm for experiential and community-based learning.

Jessica holds a Master’s of Science in educational leadership and policy at Portland State University with a focus on adult learning and instructional design. Outside of work, Jessica heads to the mountains, getting in as much time backpacking and skiing as she can.

“I believe in meeting learners where they are at and designing experiences that are both accessible and relevant to their needs.”

Senior Advisor, Adult Learning and Curriculum Development
503.275.9553

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Blog Posts

Violence in the News Underscores the Importance of Listening to Students

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December 22nd, 2016

A few weeks ago, just after the tragedies in Baton Rouge and Dallas, I met informally with some colleagues. Each of us felt a confusing array of pain and numbness. I remember feeling especially unmoored by seemingly endless and totally senseless violence. I told my colleagues about a vulnerable moment I’d experienced recently—something that had really stuck with me in the wake of all the trauma.