Jessica Lerner, PhD, is the Director of Teacher Education and an Assistant Professor of the Practice at the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education. She formerly worked with Denver Public Schools as a teacher, an instructional coach, and with The New Teacher Project as a teacher evaluator. Her professional interests include improving teacher effectiveness through pre-service preparation, coaching, and mentoring.
Jessica’s academic degrees include: PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver, EDS in Urban School Leadership from the University of Colorado at Denver, MA in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and BA in Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Areas of Expertise
- Beginning Teacher Development
- Curriculum Development
- Teacher Evaluation
- Teacher Preparation