"No one is born fully-formed: it is through self-experience in the world that we become what we are." Pablo Freire
Jen Cullerton Johnson has taught in many places, including the urban classrooms of L.A., and Buenos Aires, Argentina to one room school houses in the rice fields of Murakami, Japan and deep into the mountains of Loja, Ecuador. Jen has taught English, Language Arts, ESL, Writing and Spanish. She has a MEd in and Development and holds Illinois and California for grades 6-12 in English and Spanish. She is available for to facilitate community workshops, writing seminars, curriculum development in the Language Arts, English and American literature.
A Spanish speaker, she also gives workshops and edits materials in Spanish. Jen helps develop literary grants for non-for-profits, like Project Plenty and Poets in the Schools. Currently, she works at Chicago Public Schools and is an adjunct for St. Augustine College.
Jen provides the following hands-on, student centered workshops and consults to help create events at your school.
Jen can do an all class or all school Skype. Skype visits are affordable, fun, and offer students new ways to interact with the text and the world around them. Find Jen on Skype. Her username is Jen Cullerton Johnson!
Jen can target grants and awards for your teachers and schools so that your school can have the literary program it deserves.
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