- Associate Director of Educational Projects
Jennifer has worked extensively in the field of public history as a museum educator, deputy executive director, and consultant. She enjoys working with teachers, students, and cultural leaders to develop projects that are engaging, innovative, and meaningful. At CHNM, she has managed Teachinghistory.org outreach, developed the professional development guide Visiting History, and served as project manager for Sea of Liberty and for a video project for Ford's Theatre Society. She also serves as adjunct faculty for Mason’s Arts Management program.
Jennifer has presented workshops about historical thinking and technology in the classroom at national conferences, including the National Council for the Social Studies, National Social Studies Supervisors Association, American Historical Association, National Council on History Education, and the International Society of Technology in Education, among others. She holds a B.A. in history from the College of William and Mary and a M.A. in history museum studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program, SUNY-Oneonta.
She is currently working on two projects with National History Day: 100 Leaders, a website to learn about and rate one hundred leaders in world history; and Understanding Sacrifice, a teacher professional development program in partnership with the American Battle Monuments Commission.