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Jennifer Adams, Ph.D.

Jennifer Adams
Berkeley Teacher Leadership Coach

Jennifer Adams (she/her/hers) is the Berkeley Teacher Leadership Coach. Prior to joining Teach Plus in 2018, Jennifer worked as a consultant with the National Council of Teachers of English, building capacity of teachers in literacy instruction for PK-8 classrooms in rural districts. She has designed and taught online, face-to-face, and hybrid courses for graduate degree students, managed teacher preparation program for K-8 teachers, and designed and facilitated professional learning for teachers and instructional leaders. Jennifer is a veteran classroom teacher, and has worked as a 2nd grade teacher at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.  She holds an MA from Bank Street College of Education and MST from University of Chicago, and received her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Illinois at Chicago.