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Jennifer Conner

Education Specialist, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

As an Education Specialist with Foundations, Inc., Jennifer supports out-of-school time (OST) programs through the design and delivery of professional development. Additionally, she contributes to the U.S. Department of Education’s You for Youth (Y4Y) online professional learning and technical assistance portal. Jennifer’s experience includes engaging Philadelphia-area youth, both in OST settings, where she managed grant and state compliance records, and traditional schools, where she served as a teacher and an instructional coach. During her teaching tenure, Jennifer was the founding member of two schools – one an accelerated middle school for over-age adolescents; the other, an innovative school with project-based programming. Jennifer holds a M.Ed. in Secondary Education from Chestnut Hill College and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Temple University.