Before moving to New York City in 2016, Jennifer taught first grade in Maryland. Noticing the lack of social and emotional supports in her community, Jennifer developed a passion for finding ways to support the wellbeing of students and educators. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s of Science in elementary education with a minor in human development from the University of Maryland.
Favorite wellbeing ritual: Long runs on the East River.
Favorite Move This World exercise: Circle of Trust because it encourages empathy and reminds people that you never know how someone else might be feeling inside.
Advice for managing wellbeing during the school year: Find moments for laughter and positivity every day.
Advice for supporting colleagues and peers during the school year: Encourage one another.