Virginia “Jenny” Williams attended Armstrong Atlantic State University where she obtained a Bachelor and Master of Science in speech-language pathology/special education. She also attended Georgia Southern University and received a Doctorate in curriculum studies and educational leadership. Jenny has held a variety of positions within education including speech-language pathologist, lead teacher, literacy coach, assistant special education director, program specialist for a regional education service agency and college professor. Jenny has been responsible for providing professional development to teachers for the past eight years and has done considerable work in guiding teachers through the data analysis process focusing on instructional decision-making. Jenny joined the NWEA family 3 years ago and has qualified to facilitate NWEA Professional Development content.
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