Who We Are
Jonathan Cassie is the Director of Curriculum and Innovation at TVT Community Day School in Irvine, California. In his 20+ year career, he has been a teacher (of history, English, Latin, game design, design thinking and entrepreneurship), a dean of students, a high school principal, the assistant head of school at an independent school and a curriculum director. In addition to being an educator, he is a podcaster, author, game designer and avid tabletop gamer. See his other work at www.gamelevellearn.com and at www.ilinxilinx.com.
Jennifer Meglemre began her career in education in 1999 at a large middle school in Sylmar, CA. After a couple of years teaching 8th grade English, she took a job teaching English at a middle school in Burbank Unified School District, where she still works today. After earning a Masters in Educatoinal Ledership at UCLA, she began her career in Administration at the same middle school. She worked for three years as Assistant Principal, and then moved to the District office, working in Curriculum and Assessment. In 2010, she graduated from UCLA with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and the next year returned to the school site as an Elementary Principal. She was the principal of Roosevelt Elementary for the next seven years and returned to her first love, middle school, this year as the Principal of David Starr Jordan Middle School. She lives in Sierra Madre with two one-eyed dogs (it's a long story!).