Jessica M. Baquero has been an Assistant Professor & Clinical Placement Coordinator at Long Island University in Brooklyn since September 2017. Since joining the LIU faculty, she has taught an undergraduate introductory course, pediatric diagnostics, clinical seminar, praxis course and a pediatric feeding specialty clinic. Prior to joining LIU, Jessica worked as a bilingual speech and language pathologist at Blythedale Children’s Hospital providing therapy to children with various medical diagnoses. As well, Jessica worked as a Clinical Supervisor and Diagnostics Instructor at the Mysak Clinic at Teachers College, Columbia University for several years. She also worked at the New York City Department of Education providing services to bilingual children with communication disorders in public school districts. She has extensive knowledge regarding New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum, as well as experience providing Response to Intervention services. Additionally, Jessica worked at the Manhattan district office as a bilingual evaluator. She has experience working with pediatric and adult populations providing home based services for patients with developmental, speech, language, executive function, reading comprehension, swallowing/feeding, cognitive, and neurogenic disorders. Jessica also served as a Clinical Supervisor for the Colombia/Ecuador and Ghana Speech Language Pathology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University assessing and providing therapeutic plans for children with cleft palate and language disorders. Jessica is a graduate of the Teachers College, Columbia University Speech and Language Program.