Jenifer works directly with the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program (VKRP) statewide initiative as the VKRP project coordinator/research specialist. Jen oversees the day-to-day project management pieces of the VKRP statewide initiative and assists in the planning of future VKRP development.
Prior to beginning her work here with CASTL, Jenifer was a classroom teacher, focused mainly on the primary grade levels before assuming administrative and leadership roles in Virginia school divisions as both a literacy coach and as a division level English pre-k through twelfth grade coordinator. Her prior professional experience involved the coordination of curriculum and assessments, overseeing grant funding and implementation, leading collaborative teams, and data disaggregation at the global and granular levels. Additionally, Jenifer has instructed courses for the University of Virginia as an adjunct faculty member in literacy.
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