Jennifer has been a Reading Specialist and Title 1 Teacher at Boscawen Elementary School in Boscawen, NH for 13 years. Prior to that, she taught first and second grade, and was a Reading Recovery teacher. She works with struggling readers to improve their reading skills, as well as with strong readers in an enrichment program. She writes grants, organizes and runs school-wide literacy events and activities, and is an active member of the Merrimack Valley School District Language Arts Committee and Title 1 School-wide Planning Team. She credits her love of reading to being read to as a child and promotes family literacy as an enjoyable and important part of childhood. She lives in Concord, NH with her husband, daughter, son, and dog. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, archery, and kayaking. She has personally experienced the benefits of the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) and is eager to give back.