Grand Rapids Leadership Coach
Jennifer is responsible for the direct coaching and development of teacher leaders in the Greater Grand Rapids area. She joins the Leading Educators team with 14 years of experience working as an educator focused on equity. She spent the first ten years of her career as a classroom teacher, mentor teacher, and teacher leader. Paired with Jennifer’s instructional background, her work in the educational non-profit sector for the last four years has deepened her commitment to social justice and equitable outcomes for all students. In her leadership and instructional coaching roles there, she worked with teachers and principals in urban schools within Kent County.
Jennifer holds a B.S. in Child Development and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Teaching, both from Michigan State University.