About

Dr. Jennifer Elemen is an award-winning educational leader who designs and facilitates professional learning, creating transformational change for equity, justice and joy with educators, youth and communities. She leads digitally mediated learning for the 21CSLA State Center at UC Berkeley School of Education and serves as president-elect of the California Council for the Social Studies. She is a BeGLAD Certified Agency Trainer and previously served on the California Department of Education’s State Literacy Plan Team, as a director, administrator, consultant, coach, and teacher leader. She has a record of improving equitable achievement at the classroom, school, district, county, and regional levels. She writes and presents, cultivating critical literacy and leadership, collective efficacy and organizational improvement while elevating civic and community engagement, learner voice and agency. Key to her approach are liberatory practices for belonging, deeper learning, innovation, and reimagined futures. 


CliftonStrengths® 

Learner | Input | Achiever | Intellection | Individualization

Professional Learning
21CSLA (21st Century California School Leadership Aacdemy)
Berkeley School of Education
CCSS (California Council for the Social Studies)
Dare to Lead Trained
Adobe Creative Educator Level 2
UDL Associate 1 (Universal Design for Learning)
BeGLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) Certified Agency Trainer
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