Joining our team in 2018, Jara is an accomplished educator with over twelve years of experience in instructional coaching, professional development, and
providing training on the latest educational technology. Prior to joining LANTEC, Jara assisted in opening Louisiana’s first full-time state wide virtual
charter school which operated out of New Orleans. As the southern regional instructional specialist for K12, Inc., she coached virtual educators across
the United States and created an onboarding mentor program for new coaches. During that time, Jara was also instrumental in opening similar virtual
schools in Alabama and North Carolina. As a corporate trainer, Jara uses these valuable experiences while guiding others towards their full leadership
Through cooperative learning strategies, participates are highly engaged and direct meaning dialogue with cohorts, in a creative learning environment. Jara is competent in a variety of professional development and applications topics including Leadership Skills, Conflict Resolution, Effective Business Writing, Coaching and Mentoring, Interpersonal Communications, and Time Management. She strives to offer a hands-on approach to professional development where each participant leaves energized with a viable plan for action.
Hailey Chriss , Advance Products & Systems