Jennifer is a profound speaker on educational history in relation to education policy. She is passionate about K-20+ public, private, and parochial education and speaks on macro- and micro- policy through a historical lens that helps aid in the development, implementation, and strategic planning for education and educational policy in today's modern society. She also speaks on the integration of inclusivity and democratic practices that provide the best outcomes for parents, students, educators, and administrators in current times.
As a veteran of the United States Air Force, Jennifer also speaks and consults on policy development and implementation of public policy geared toward military members, veterans, and their families.
Jennifer is a doctoral student at The Ohio State University. Her focus area is education policy with an emphasis on U.S. history in both early and modern America.
She is committed to expanding her knowledge through an active and vast research agenda. She strives to innovate through scholarship and has presented her research at national and international conferences.
Her current research project is a historical look at education policy and development in pre-statehood territorial Arizona (1863-1912) and the foundations of the first public and private schools, including the "Indian" boarding schools.
She is currently writing a micro-history of territorial Tucson, Arizona and how the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Carondelet established one of the first schools in Arizona.
Jennifer tailors and customizes her program for each institution, providing the most in-depth and thoughtful guidance backed by research. Collaboration is highly valued and understanding the entire organization is vital. She offers learning outcomes, strategic plans, technical guidance, and long-term evaluations to organizations that meet the needs of the 21st century. She embeds research findings and practical actions to implement to achieve your intended results. Jennifer's passion is to turn historical and modern research and theory into practical and tangible guidance for the future.