Jill Malkiewich is from Carson City, Nevada. In 2007, she moved to New York, where she received her Bachelor's degree and worked in K-3 classrooms and on an educational study. After that she moved to Madrid, where she taught in bilingual schools for five years and received her Master's degree. Now she lives here in Albuquerque and teaches second grade at Cien Aguas International School. She loves Cien Aguas for its emphasis on bilingualism, its environmental learning and its incredible students and staff.