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Alumni Spotlight, San Francisco State University: Jessica McCracken


McCracken, J. & Wade, K. (2023, November 6). Improve Staff Retention Through Creative Confidence. [Session]. Chicago, Illinois, US.

Wade, K. & McCracken, J. (2023, October 12). Creating Joy at Work. [Session]. Texas Adult Protective Services, Protecting the Unprotected: Unsung Heroes. Austin, Texas, US.

McCracken, J. & Wade, K. (2023, June 6). Rediscovery: The Creative Path to Longevity. [Virtual Session]. The Pasadena Village. 

McCracken, J. (2023, May 2). Creating Joy at Work. [Panel]. High Museum of Art Convening on Arts and Aging. Atlanta, Georgia, US.

Wade, K. & Suarez, L. (2023, May 2). Creating Joy at Work. [Session]. LeadingAge California, Monterey, California, US.

McCracken, J. & Wade, K. (2023, April 11). Creative Aging 101. [Virtual Session]. ArtReach LEAP Cohort.

Wade, K. & McCracken, J. (2023, March 23). Creating Joy at Work. [Session]. American Society on Aging,  Atlanta, Georgia, US.

McCracken, J. (2023, February 9). Pause for Play [Virtual Session]. Creative Aging Symposium.


McCracken, J. & Wade, K. (2022, October 16). Using Creative Engagement to Attract & Retain Talent. [Session]. Leading Age Annual Meeting & Expo, Denver, Colorado, US. 

Wade, K., & McCracken, J. (2022, August 5). Creating Joy at Work. Engage Magazine. Retrieved August 5, 2022, from 

Wade, K. & McCracken, J. (2022, June 21). Creating Joy Together. [Session]. Village Movement of California 'Re-Engage' Fourth Annual Convening, Virtual, California, US. 

McCracken, J., & Wade, K. (2022, May 18). Unlocking the Magic of Virtual Programming [Session]. Leading Age Illinois Annual Expo, Schaumburg, Illinois, US. 

McCracken, J. & Wade, K. (2022, May 18). Creating Joy at Work [Session]. Leading Age Illinois Annual Expo, Schaumburg, Illinois, US. 

Wade, K., & McCracken, J. (2022, April 8). Creating Joy at Work. Pioneer Network: Changing the Culture of Aging, Care and Support Podcast. 


Creative Spark [National Guild for Community Arts Education]. (2021, October 15). Igniting Joy by Jessica McCracken & Katie Wade [Video]. YouTube.

McCracken, J., & Wade, K. (2021, March 18). Designing a More Engaged, Creative Workforce. Engage Headlines. 

McCracken, J., & Wade, K. (2021). Image of Self Paper Portrait Project. Activities Strong. 


McCracken, J. & Wade, K. (2020, December) Enduring Inspiration Culminating Event.