Meet the Staff
SUN School Coordinator 2009-present
Case Manager partner with SUN 2007-2009
Cassie has a Bachelor of Arts from University of Oregon in Women’s and Gender Studies. She is currently in her 3rd of 3 years at Portland State University completing her Masters of Social Work. When Cassie isn’t at Jackson she is probably at her internship with Portland State’s Community Counseling Center – where she practices as a therapist – or she’s in class at PSU. If, by some chance, she’s not one of those three places she is likely spending time with her fiancé, at the gym, hanging out with friends or family, or reading a great book (currently “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”).
SUN Class Soccer instructor
I am a teacher in the special education department for Portland Public Schools. This will be my tenth year as a teacher and I enjoy my work tremendously. I have been involved in sports, especially soccer, my entire life. There are few things that I enjoy more than coaching, playing, watching "the world's game". My other interests include: camping, traveling and chili dogs.
SUN Class: Anime Illustration 2010-2011
Comic Creation 2009-2010
Emily Wing is a graduate from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA in Comic Art. An aspiring comic artist with an anime and manga flair, she has produced and sold several mini-comics, created murals, and has interned for the editorial department of TOKYOPOP. When she's not analyzing the anatomical composition of a pose or contemplating three-point perspective within a panel border, she can be found folding origami or wandering the paths of the Chinese and Japanese gardens. Her favorite animal is the dragon, and her favorite TV shows are Ronin Warriors and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Her work may be viewed on her website: www.emily-wing.com.