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Jen Wakefield

Teacher

Jen grew up in the Bay Area and has been teaching here for 30 years. She’s taught most grades, from pre-school through college, but thinks middle-schoolers are the most fun. Jen especially loves supporting students in rediscovering the beauty and joy in math, learning to write from our unique perspectives, finding stories we can immerse ourselves in and making connections with people and communities from the past. Jen enjoys teas from around the world, spends as much time as possible with her many dogs and lives for a good book!

Education

  • BA, Stanford University
  • Credential, Education Specialist Pacific Oaks College

Licenses

  • Education Specialist credential, Positive Discipline certification

Professional Affiliations

  • Silicon Valley Math Initiative

Awards

  • Michelle Zimbalist Rosaldo Award for Excellence in Feminist Research and Writing, Stanford University