Originally from the Midwest, Jessica Shindle completed her schooling in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After graduation, she taught Kindergarten – 12th-grade music for one year in Malcolm, Nebraska. After marrying, she moved to Dallas where she taught elementary music in Richardson ISD for five years. Mrs. Shindle moved to Garland ISD in 2009, teaching at Lister Elementary for several years before moving to her current position at Handley Elementary. She enjoys presenting workshops for teachers at the state, regional, and local levels. Mrs. Shindle and her husband are the very proud parents of two boys, Conner and Jake.
- M.M., Music Education, Southern Methodist University, 2011
- Slide Certified, Ron Clark Academy, 2015
- Orff-Schulwerk Certification, Southern Methodist University, 2008
- B.M., Music Education, University of Nebraska, 2003
- Instructor, Music Education, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2015-Present