JESSICA KOPP | Vice Chair
Jessica Kopp joined the Saint Paul School Board in January 2020. A 25+ year resident of Saint Paul, she lives in the Midway neighborhood with her husband, Kevin, and their daughter, a Saint Paul Public Schools student. Jessica holds a BA in English from the University of Minnesota and a MA in Secondary Education from the University of St. Thomas.
With experience as a middle and high school English teacher, coach, mentor, tutor, and recreation leader, Jessica currently works as a project manager in the school of education of a local university and co-organizes a weekly, volunteer-run, pop-up mutual aid site in her neighborhood. As a school board member, she is committed to working with her colleagues to develop good governance practices that make positive outcomes a reality for every SPPS student.
In her free time, Jessica enjoys watching soccer, listening to music, watching movies, reading, and traveling.
Tribal Consultation (TNEC)
Ramsey County League of Local Governments
Board Governance and Operations
Association of Metropolitan School Districts (alt.)