Dr. Jenni Jacobs
Though she considers herself an early childhood generalist, Jenni’s top areas of expertise include infant toddler development and curriculum, preschool development and curriculum, brain development, social-emotional development, classroom management, and challenging behaviors. She tries to always blend theory along with good practice in all of her courses to make them relevant and practical for teachers.
She has been in the field of education for 26 years in a variety of roles, including family child care provider, infant/toddler teacher, preschool teacher, school age teacher, child care educational director, university instructor in early childhood, literacy, and instructional design, program manager of university ECE program, and instructional designer.
Her educational background includes a BSEd in PreK through 3rd grade education, a Master’s in Child Development, and an EdD in Special Education, with a focus on content mastery in online early childhood courses. Her passion has always been children from birth to 5.