Jenni Duncan has lived in Little Rock most of her life. Besides being a certified teacher with Pulaski County Special School District, she is a United Methodist clergywoman appointed to Seis Puentes. She has taught math and written curriculum and books for children’s teachers, including “Let There Be Peace in the Classroom”. She has also led many teams of people to serve in disaster recovery, repairing homes of the elderly, and supporting hunger ministries. Last year, she served two months as an individual volunteer in Rio Bravo, Mexico, helping design a community service program for children. She also trained leaders, taught English to adults and children, and led peace education with Manitas Juntas, the community service program. In Little Rock she established Compartimos, a Hispanic ministry that includes English classes, cultural interaction, and crafts for adults, as well as language enrichment for preschool children. Jenni works with Seis Puentes through Pulaski County Special School District Adult Education Program. At Seis Puentes, she enjoys the opportunity to use and improve her Spanish. Even more, she enjoys meeting and helping people from various cultural backgrounds. Working at Seis Puentes in education is an amazing adventure!
Jane Ann Bilon was born in Little Rock and attended public schools in Pulaski and Phillips counties. After graduation from Hendrix College with a degree in Spanish, she began a teaching career that culminated with her retirement from Pulaski County Special School District in June 2011, having taught Spanish for 18 years and, more recently, English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) in grades K-12 in Sherwood and northern Pulaski County. She credits her graduate school education at UALR and experiences as an educator for preparing her for the transition to adult education. Her interests include reading, traveling within and outside the U.S., singing and playing handbells at church, and being with family and friends. Jane Ann works with Seis Puentes through Pulaski County Special School District Adult Education Program. She feels that working at Seis Puentes allows her the opportunity to use Spanish and English to help all students reach their personal and academic goals.