B.A. in Afro-American Studies, Howard University, Ed.M. in Elementary Education, Howard University, M.A., Literacy Education, New York University. Jeannette began her teaching career in September 2002 at The Clara Cardwell School (K308), located in the Bedford- Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, N.Y. As an educator at Clara Cardwell, she served as a fifth grade educator for three years, and as a seventh grade ELA educator for two years. While at Clara Cardwell, Jeannette experienced leadership roles as grade level leader, and a member of the hiring committee for pedagogical staff. During her last year, she helped to develop the literacy curriculum as well as the course programming for grades 6-8. In September 2007, she continued her work as an educator at Stephen Decatur Middle School 35. At Stephen Decatur, she serves as a sixth grade educator, member of the Inquiry “Success” Team, and co- chairperson of the School Leadership Team.