Jennifer Carney is the Director of School System Planning and Improvement at the RI Department of Education.
Previously, Jennifer served as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment at Pawtucket School District in Rhode Island, the district she attended as a student and began her teaching career. Her career began as a middle school and high school ELA teacher, then she was a building administrator in Massachusetts, before returning to Pawtucket as a district literacy coach. Her career has spanned urban and urban ring schools.
Jennifer is a member of The Teaching and Learning Partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Education and her colleagues in the state. Jennifer has a BA in English and Secondary Education from Rhode Island College, an M.Ed. in Education Administration, as well as Middle School Education, Curriculum, and Superintendent certifications from Providence College.
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You can read more about Jennifer’s work to elevate Pawtucket’s literacy practice through use of high-quality curriculum in Pawtucket’s $1 million reading program paying off in a big way.
You can follow Jennifer on Twitter at @carneyliteracy.