Jen received an undergraduate degree in Natural Resource Science from the University of Rhode Island. She taught environmental education for the Rhode Island Audubon Society, the Audubon Society of New Hampshire and the National Wildlife Federation to name a few. Jen is passionate about teaching. She received her elementary teaching certificate from Rhode Island College. Jens left the east coast to live and teach on the Navajo Indian reservation. She also taught elementary students in Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado.
Jen advises Prescott College students on how to become certified teachers. She is also the Student Teaching coordinator.