In Jen’s 23 years as an educator, she has taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th & 8th grade. She is trained in Reading Recovery, Kagan Cooperative Learning Structures and Common Core for ELA. She is a K-12 Reading Specialist, has a Bachelor’s in English and a minor in Psychology from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and a Master’s in Reading Education from East Carolina University. Jen is also an adult educator with 5 years of experience teaching and training teachers on best practices for 21st century instruction, curriculum, assessment, student motivation, and digital literacies. Jen works with schools and districts all over the United States, Canada & Australia to train teachers on how to put these best practices into measurable action. Jen is a dynamic, enthusiastic and captivating presenter. She is the founder and CEO of Hello Literacy®, Inc, and inspires teachers everywhere with her motivational spirit and passionate personality.