Jennifer Elemen, Ed.D. serves as Educational Administrator of Language & Literacy, History-Social Science-Civics at the Monterey County Office of Education, Central Area Vice President of the California Council for the Social Studies, Lecturer at California State University, Monterey Bay, and ERWC Social Media Coordinator. She facilitates learning and develops educational resources as Region 5 CLIC (Content, Literacy, Inquiry, and Citizenship) Project Lead, Representative of the History-Social Science Subcommittee and Member of the ELA/ELD (English Language Arts/English Language Development) Subcommittee of the Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA), State Literacy Plan Team Member with the California Department of Education, and is a BeGLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) Certified Agency Trainer. She has taught high school AVID, AP, Government, Economics, History, Peer Resources, and supported Teacher Induction, PAR, Upward Bound, and PK-12 youth programs. Her publications include titles such as "Equitable civic empowerment in schools: Addressing the civic debt in democratic education" and "Student voice and equitable civic learning." Jennifer collaborates to advance access, equity, critical civic literacy, and social design for a brighter future.
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