Jeannie Penrod is a 2020-2021 Teach Plus Nevada Senior Policy Fellow who is currently in her 15th year of teaching in Clark County School District. She teaches English at Southwest Career and Technical Academy and has taught Special Education, ELL, and Freshman Studies. Jeannie serves on her campus's National Equity Project and is a fellow for the InspirED Global Fellowship. She has served as a mentor to new teachers and on project-based learning committees. Jeannie holds a BS in Communications with a Public Relations Emphasis from Cal State University Bakersfield, and a MEd in Special Education from University of Nevada Las Vegas.