Jennifer began her educational career as a high school English teacher and new teacher coach. Currently, she is a communications consultant who works with educators and others on providing new teacher and employee support, being generationally savvy, developing effective collaboration skills, having hard conversations, and creating identity-safe workplaces.
Her publications include Having Hard Conversations(Corwin, 2009),The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate & Create Community(Corwin, 2013), and Hard Conversations Unpacked—The Whos, the Whens and the What-Ifs(Corwin, 2016). Abrams’s forthcoming book is tentatively titled “Swimming in the Deep End: Leadership Skills for Aspiring and Emerging Educational Leaders” (in press, Solution Tree).
Thank you for making professional learning as engaging as possible. Every year that I attend Learning Forward, my practice enlarges and what was once not possible becomes actionable. Keep up the good work!— 2018 Attendee
The Learning Forward Conference avails leaders throughout the country an opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue and effective practices for the purpose of supporting educators and improving student achievement.— 2018 Attendee