Jess Chao in Silicon Valley

Science: AP Biology
English: Writing Instruction

Jess is a graduate of Stanford University, earning a B.S. in Biological Sciences with honors and a minor in Philosophy. After graduation, he served as a clinical bioethicist for the National Institutes of Health, authored a paper in Asian Bioethics Review, and attended the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Subsequently, he became a secondary school teacher in the Bay Area while completing the M.A. and Credential in Science and Mathematics Education program at the University of California, Berkeley. Most recently, he has been working as a senior educational consultant. Jess has earned numerous accolades in his teaching career, including the Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award at Stanford University and the Medical Scholars Program at UCSF. Jess has a true passion for teaching and strives to cultivate a growth mindset at all times in both himself and his students. In addition, his hobbies include rock climbing, meditation, Web3 technology, moral philosophy, and contract bridge, for which he was a national champion.