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Secretary, Secondary Education

Jenni grew up in Ashland, Oregon with educators as parents. Jenni attended Oregon State University originally for Physical Therapy, but figured out later she was really meant to be a Teacher. She continued her education at OSU earning her bachelor’s degree in Human and Child Development and later, a Masters degree in Education. After college, Jenni moved to Southern California to begin her teaching career and taught both 5th and 6th grades there for 10 years. She really does feel most “at home” in an elementary school working with kids. In the summer of 2012 Jenni and her family moved back to Ashland, Oregon so her so her own kids could experience the same educational richness she did. Jenni currently works as a 5th grade teacher at Hoover Elementary School in Medford, Oregon. She’s excited to be working closely with Sarah and the Bee Girl team to develop curriculum all about bees for classroom use.