Jen received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Davis & Elkins College. In 2001, Jen decided to put her teaching degree to use and entered the education field as a substitute teacher at Pleasant Valley. During her time at Pleasant Valley, Jen worked as a Paraprofessional until she was hired full time as a fifth grade teacher. During her years as a fifth grade teacher, Jen has had the opportunity to teach both core and content areas subjects. In 2004, Jen earned a K- 12, ESL Specialist Certificate from King’s College, and then received her Master of Education and K-12 Reading Specialist Certification from East Stroudsburg University in 2007.