Jenni is a systems-level executive leader who has transformed programs and districts by strategically constructing and cultivating authentic partnerships at the organizational and individual level. She believes the intersection of standards-aligned instruction and equitable practices is the right of every student, the duty of every educator and her life’s mission. Before joining UPD, she lead a department of 14 middle and high school district office content specialists in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district in Charlotte NC, the 17th largest district in the nation. In Wake County Public Schools in Raleigh, NC she advised school administrators and department chairs on curriculum and instruction of high school ELA.