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Jo Nell Aarons Gillings

Jo Nell Aarons Gillings was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and regards her hometown as a significant contributing factor to her passion for education. In Jamaica, education is one of the country’s main priorities and Jo Nell seeks to have her students believe in the power of education. She received her A.A. in Chemistry from Palm Beach State College, B.S. in Biology from Florida Atlantic University, and M.S. in Forensic Chemistry from Florida International University. Jo Nell has taught both chemistry and biology at the middle and high school level. She has been a full-time chemistry instructor at Miami Dade College, West Campus since January 2017. She is interested in exploring learning strategies and teaching techniques.