Professional Learning Specialist
Jen Daniels serves educators who work with language learners by collaborating with WIDA colleagues to design and deliver professional learning opportunities. Jen's teaching experience includes high school language arts and ESL, graduate teacher ed courses, and professional learning and coaching for in-service K-12 teachers (ESL, bilingual, and general education). She has lived in Israel, Colorado, and Michigan, and has had the opportunity to work with educators in many of the states in the WIDA Consortium.
She holds a masters in Curriculum and Instruction (ESOL) and a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies focused on language program leadership. Some of the recent WIDA projects that Jen has been a part of include: new workshops (Formative Language Assessment, Leadership, Scaffolding), new online offerings, Training for Trainers, and a pilot project of blended eWorkshops with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Phone: (269) 953-3515
Office: home office