Jessica Safransky Schacht has been a member of the United Way of Racine County team since 2007. In her current position as the education initiatives director, she is responsible for the implementation and oversight of four unique education strategies: Born Learning Trails, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Schools of Hope, and Youth As Resources. She also leads annual Day of Action activities that engage corporate and community volunteers in United Way’s early childhood literacy efforts. Jessica is a graduate of Carthage College, holds a BA in English and is certified to teach English at the secondary level. She resides in Mt. Pleasant, WI with her husband and two children.