Jessica Koehler has a Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Maryland, where her research focused on teacher beliefs. Before that, she conducted neuropsychological evaluations and managed research assistants at a functional neuroimaging lab at Georgetown University. Dr. Koehler also worked as a psychologist in school settings conducting comprehensive psycho-educational assessments. She has experience as an undergraduate and graduate instructor, and as an online AP® Psychology lecturer, and researcher focused on evaluating social skills program implementation in school settings.
Dr. Koehler is currently a homeschooling parent of two exceptional boys and the co-principal investigator of a research project focused on gifted learners' social, emotional, and behavioral characteristics. As the creator of Koehler Academy, she is interested in connecting the science of psychology to learning and life.