B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Studies, Emory University; M.S.Ed. in Urban Education/Secondary Foreign Language, University of Pennsylvania. Jennifer has applied her knowledge of language acquisition and bilingual literacy to develop a Spanish literacy curriculum for middle school students. She is the founding teacher of the Spanish literacy program at MS 324 Patria Mirabal Middle School. Jennifer works closely with ESL and content-area educators to promote educational equity and high achievement for English Language Learners (ELLs). Recently, Jennifer wrote and implemented the NYC SIFE / ELL Grant for MS 324, a technology-based literacy program designed for students with interrupted formal education and long term ELL students.