Jody teaches Ceramics I and Ceramics II in the Fine Arts Department at the Upper Campus. An alumna and longtime resident of the OVS Upper Campus, Jody has a true love for the school. She has gained her ceramic education by attending Ventura Community College, Santa Barbara City College, apprenticing with Frank Massarella, as well as continuing her studies by participating in workshops two or three times a year. Jody is an active member of the Ventura County Potters’ Guild and has shown her work in Carpinteria, Ojai, and Thousand Oaks.
Jody’s years of passionate learning has transformed into a passion for teaching her craft to high school students. She serves as the day student advisor and test coordinator for the SAT, PSAT, and AP exams. When not actively involved with the OVS program, Jody enjoys walking, instructing and teaching adult classes for the OVS community, and spending time with her family.