Jennifer Irish

Faculty Information
Title

8th Grade History Teacher & 7th Grade Human Development Teacher

Contact Information
Email

jirish@westridge.org

Other Information
Education

B.A., Arizona State University

Biography

A self-described history nerd and a member of the National Council for Social Studies, Jennifer is an 8th Grade co-head class advisor and teacher mentor in addition to her role as a classroom teacher for 8th Grade History and 7th Grade Human Development. She has taught for more than 10 years. Prior to joining our faculty full-time in 2013, she served as a long-term substitute teacher for the Westridge Upper School, and taught middle school history at both private and public schools in Los Angeles. Jennifer enjoys biographies, documentaries, vacations that include any historical site, and the excitement of receiving her Smithsonian magazine in the mail! Her daughter Orla (Class of 2022) currently attends Westridge and her daughter Hanne is an alumna of the Westridge Class of 2019.

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