Author Biographies :: Jennifer Sommerness

Jennifer Sommerness

Jennifer Sommerness is an educational consultant, teacher and advocate with a background in inclusive education, educational administration and staff development. She works with teachers, administrators and families to create collaborative school cultures and engaging school experiences for all learners.

Additionally, she has had the opportunity to work with and serve as a research and teaching assistant to her advisor and mentor, Dr. Jennifer York-Barr, at the University of Minnesota. Through this work she has co-authored several articles, a book chapter, curricula, and online class materials on collaboration, co-teaching, teacher leadership, staff development and reflective practice to improve schools.

Articles by this Author…

Guest Blog: Our Second Community Meeting

Posted on May 12, 2011 in Stories

When Jennifer mentioned her goal of becoming a community connector in her review of The Abundant Community, we asked her to write a guest blog so others could share and learn from her experiences.… read more »

Guest Blog: Becoming a Community Connector

Posted on March 28, 2011 in Stories

When Jennifer mentioned her goal of becoming a community connector in her review of The Abundant Community, we asked her to write a guest blog so others could share and learn from her experiences.… read more »