Our Team

Janan Sickel

Jillian Grady has served as a secondary school English Language Arts teacher and facilitator for over ten years. She has developed curriculum for general and special education students, including instructional strategies for alternative learning environments. Jillian has considerable experience in engaging remote learning platforms for students. At Virtual Arkansas she oversaw a caseload of some 2000 students, and also helped create and launch multiple course curricula packages for use through the state. Ms. Grady has been an instructor for the Arkansas Association of Alternative Educators State Conference as a subject-matter expert for selecting effective online and blended learning methodologies in English Language Arts.

Ms. Grady is a licensed teacher with a Master of Science Degree in Educational Theory & Practice and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary English Language Arts from Arkansas State University, Jonesboro. Jllian holds certifications in Leading Edge Online and Blended Learning and is a proponent of continuing education for youth and families.