Kelly V. Meade
Lead Teacher, Chemistry
I am a native Long Beach resident that has been with the AIMS Academy since 2011. I teach Medical Chemistry and AP Seminar. I hold a B.A. in Adolescent Social Behavior from the University of Washington, Seattle and a M.S. in Health Administration. I also have the pleasure of being the Lead Teacher for the AIMS Academy.
Mark Oberjuerge has been teaching at Jordan for 28 years. He teaches the 11th grade U.S. History and 12th grade Government and Economics for the AIMS program. He has a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from CSULB and is National Board Certified.
This is my 7th year with the AIMS program teaching Medical Biology and Laboratory Earth Science to our freshmen and sophomores. I have a B.S. in biology and an M.S. in Science Education from CSULB. I started my educational career at 2 local aquariums: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and The Aquarium of the Pacific. It is such a pleasure and privilege to work with the AIMS team and I look forward to many years ahead.
English 5-6, ERWC
Kelsey Schafer is a new teacher, excited to be a part of AIMS at Jordan High School. Prior to teaching, Ms. Schafer worked with the Transitional Partnership Program, helping high school students in Long Beach meet their employment goals. Ms. Schafer attended Willamette University in Salem, Oregon where she received a B.A. in Rhetoric and Media Studies and completed a M.B.A. While in school, Ms. Schafer gained experience in the medical field working as an athletic trainer and then in quality assurance in a healthcare facility. Ms. Schafer is also the girls water polo coach at Jordan High School.
I am currently teaching AIMS Anatomy & Physiology & Biology & I’m looking forward to another exciting & productive year! Go Panthers!
PE/Girls Athletic Director
My name is Sharon Moore-Pulsifer. I am married and have 5 children. I have taught at Jordan for 24 years. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from Cal State Long Beach and my Master’s degree from Fresno Pacific University. I am also a National Board Certified Teacher as well as a master teacher for the district. I coached the girls’ basketball team here for 12 years and currently I am the Girls Athletic Director. I enjoy teaching and helping students to reach their full potential. I absolutely love J-Town and I look forward to many more years of serving the students and athletes at Jordan High School.