Jess Swetz relocated to Alabama with her husband and four children in June 2015, and began teaching at the school in 2016 after becoming a parishioner. Jess has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is certified to teach Special Education, Elementary Education, and middle school Social Studies. Currently, she teaches middle school Social Studies and Religion. Prior to coming to POP Jess taught middle school Social Studies and Religion at Holy Spirit Catholic School in Rochester, MN, where for ten years, she also ran Vacation Bible School, and helped with musical theater. Jess has a unique perspective of student life being both a mother and teacher of POP students. She finds that her understanding fuels her committment to the school's programs which are designed to maximize student success.