With 15 years of classroom teaching experience, Jennifer has brought her knowledge and expertise in effective instructional practices to her roles as Educational Consultant and Research & Staff Development Manager for textbook publisher, Hampton-Brown.
Jennifer has designed and presented sessions at state, regional and national conferences, as well as professional development courses for school districts across the nation. Representative topics of these sessions include: building literacy for striving readers and at-risk students, effective ESL strategies, reading comprehension strategies, academic vocabulary acquisition, differentiating instruction, and administrator sessions, focusing on coaching toward best practices in ESL and inclusion-model classrooms.
Committed to current best practice, Jennifer has earned certification as a SIOP® (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Trainer.
As an independent educational consultant, Jennifer continues to speak at conferences and delivers trainings to teachers of students in grades K—12, addressing the needs of striving readers and English Learners.