As a Writing and Multimodal Communication Specialist, Jirina is dedicated to the support and facilitation of student learning. She completed her undergraduate studies in English Language and Literature at the University of Waterloo, and continued her education at Western University, achieving her B.Ed. and M.Ed. with distinction. Jirina holds certification in management, and she is registered with Ontario College of Teachers. In addition to working with undergraduate and graduate students individually, Jirina serves as a liaison across campus to support writing and communication at the University of Waterloo.