Education, Parenting, Children's advocation, College awareness, Organization, Personal Finance, Legal, DIY, Travel, Athletics
Jeni is interested in social issues, politics, literature, educational issues, home improvement, wine and food, travel, fitness, and athletics.
Jeni began her college career "undecided" and earned over 190 hours of undergraduate credit in multiple fields including Psychology, Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, and Education. She ultimately decided to study English and Business, two fields that have led her to the world of writing.
After starting her family, Jeni returned to school to earn her Masters in Education. This experience gave her a tremendous amount of insight into the challenges of managing work, children, and college that she draws upon in her writing.
Jeni returned to school again to study Administration and Supervision. This study helped her develop insight into management and curriculum.
Jeni has spent the last fifteen years teaching writing at the middle school level, coordinating a college awareness program, writing curriculum and professional development plans, writing grants, and writing education-based blogs for district and state education websites.
Jeni worked in the legal field as a paralegal where she wrote and edited professional correspondence, trial documents and exhibits, medical research, and legal research. She spent her volunteer time serving as a Court Appointed Advocate serving children who were in need of permanent placement.
As a divorced mother of two, Jeni has spent years studying child rearing, educational opportunities, and learning how to independently manage personal finance and run a household. As necessity breads ingenuity, she has completed dozens of DIY projects and has learned many tricks to ease the challenges of parenting and money management.
Jeni has developed, written, and presented professional development sessions on topics including classroom management, instructional strategies, Common Core, and A.V.I.D.
Jeni is savvy in navigating the web and has exposure to all types of blogs. Her primary interests lie in developing research-based informational text or doling out advice.