PhD (Student), MEd, BEd, BA
Jennifer has been teaching multiple grades since 2003 and completed her Master of Special Education at Queen’s University in 2017. She has been the Special Education Coordinator at Quinte Mohawk School, located on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, for four years. In completing her masters, Jennifer published a book on how to create a school-wide early intervention program for struggling readers. She has successfully implemented this work at Quinte Mohawk School and has provided guidance to the federal schools in Six Nations on program implementation. Special education is of particular interest to Jennifer both from a personal and professional standpoint and she continues to pursue advanced knowledge through Ph.D. studies at Queen’s University. Jennifer has spoken at a number of conferences on multiple subjects, including special education and the need to incorporate a holistic approach to education to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous educators. She has published two articles for the Chiefs of Ontario special education newsletter, Our Gifted Children. Jennifer is the mother of three successful men who have either graduated or are attending university.