Getting To Know Jessica La Rochelle

Meet Jessica La Rochelle, Assistant Director of the Native Indian Teacher Education Program (NITEP).

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Jessica’s heritage is Sto:lo, from the Sts’ailes (Chehalis) First Nation, and Trinidadian. Jessica oversees the day-to-day operations of the NITEP Office, including recruitment, admission, retention of students and communications.

Fun Fact About Jessica La Rochelle: My favourite book growing up was Charlotte’s Web, which my gram (NITEP Grad, 1987) used to read to me and my cousins before bed.

Visit Jessica La Rochelle at the NITEP Office at First Nations Longhouse at UBC.