Jennifer Ratliff received a B.S. in Human Sciences with emphasis in Design and Product Development and a minor in Business Administration from Mississippi State University. Her college internship with Ralph Lauren in New York, NY, developed her interest in hands-on and project-based learning. She is currently teaching Art, Ceramics, and Yearbook at St. Aloysius High School. Ratliff believes that fine arts education is essential to teaching the whole child. She also believes the experience of creating is something that encourages spirit, mindfulness, and individuality.