Dr. Jennifer Elemen is the Director of Pupil Personnel Services at Salinas Union High School District, First Vice President of the California Council for the Social Studies, and a BeGLAD Certified Agency Trainer. She has been a High School AVID/Social Science Teacher/Department Chair and Program Specialist, Lecturer at CSU Monterey Bay, California State Literacy Plan Team Member, and Educational Administrator at the Monterey County Office of Education leading the Region 5 Content, Literacy, Inquiry, and Citizenship (CLIC) Project, Census 2020 Project and Constitution Project Grants. Her passion is serving youth and community, elevating student voice and civic engagement for social justice.