Jodi Ahern is a math teacher at Lowell High School. Although she has been teaching at LHS for twenty-five years, she has been a teacher for twenty-six. She used to work at the Robinson Middle School as a support math teacher before joining the Lowell High staff. Ms. Ahern plans to continue teaching until retirement. She has a BS in Mathematics and Elementary Education, an MS in Mathematics for Teachers, and a CAGS in Building Leadership. She does not plan on going back to school to get other or more advanced degrees.
Ms. Ahern grew up with two siblings here in Lowell, Massachusetts. Her biggest accomplishment is being a mom to her four children: Sara, 30; Zack, 21; Lindsey, 19 and Carleigh, who is 16. She also has one grandson Tristan who is six months old.
Ms. Ahern’s favorite pastime is traveling. She has been to four countries: Mexico, Canada, Aruba, and France. Out of the places that she has traveled, her favorite location in Paris, France. Her favorite TV shows are Downton Abby and RITA. Recently, Ms. Ahern finished The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, which she thought was excellent. Her favorite song is I’m Not Read to Make Nice by The Chicks. Her favorite childhood memory is dancing to her mother’s records while her mother critiques her. Ms. Ahern’s favorite thing about Lowell is the diversity and the feeling of a small town despite being a city. More specifically, her favorite thing about the Lowell High Community is the diversity of the student body and the engagement in conversation about everybody’s background.