Jen joined the Expanding Lives board in 2018 after attending a retreat in 2016 and becoming inspired by the cause and impactful work. She brings over 10+ years experience working as a School Psychologist in the high school setting where she teaches mindfulness, chaperones outdoor educational trips with the Camping Club and sponsors Student Government. Additionally, she provides crisis management, psychological services for special education, mental health and behavioral support to a diverse population including students with disabilities as well as ELL and immigrant families.
Jennifer received her Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in School Psychology from National Louis University and her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Human Development and Family Studies from Indiana University. She is also involved with True North Treks supporting young adults with cancer and has a passion for writing, painting, healthy cooking, travel and enjoying the outdoors.