Major: School Counseling

Standing: Graduate Student

Career Goals: To become a school counselor in an elementary school!

Hobbies: I like to go to the beach, take pictures, and hangout with my friends.

Favorite UCF Memory: Going to the football games with my friends!!

Forensic Science Major.

Coordinator, ACE/Access and Outreach Programs


· Florida Atlantic University – M.Ed in Educational Leadership with a Concentration in Higher Education Leadership

· Florida Atlantic University – B.A. in English Education

Jessica Johnson currently serves as the Coordinator for the Academic Coaching and Engagement (ACE) Program and the Access Program. She also coordinates outreach like tabling and academic success workshops for the Student Academic Resource Center (SARC).

Before coming to UCF, Jessica worked as a Graduate Assistant for Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Non-Science Tutors for the Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) Office at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). She also worked as a Peer Academic Coach with college freshmen and completed various teaching internships at secondary schools.

When Jessica is not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing video games, playing guitar, attending concerts, reading, writing, and working out.



Erika Staiger currently serves as the Coordinator for Supplemental Instruction

Before coming to SARC, Erika served in a variety of administrative and teaching roles at the University of South Florida. Most recently, she was the Coordinator of the USF Writing Studio, where she managed and trained undergraduate, graduate, and professional writing tutors. Prior to that, she worked as a writing tutor and taught courses in English Composition, Creative Writing, and Professional Writing. Throughout all her roles, Erika has always been passionate about helping students succeed in college and is grateful for the opportunity to continue to make a difference in the lives of students.

When she is not at work, Erika enjoys reading, going to theme parks, and writing fiction. Her short stories and essays have appeared in various literary publications including Permafrost, Black Fox Literary Magazine, and in the print anthology What Doesn’t Kill You: An Anthology of YA Short Fiction.

Has been employed with SARC/UTC since Fall 2017