Jenna Herdzina

Program Manager
Jenna Herdzina

Jenna Herdzina, MS, is the Program Manager of the TEC Center at Erikson Institute. Jenna’s work focuses on connecting policy to practice for educators and parents, professional development, and developmentally appropriate practice with technology tools. She is passionate about understanding how technology and media platforms impact early civic identity development in underserved communities. Jenna served as a Project Manager and Policy to Practice Intern with the TEC Center, advocating for technology use with children and families to be culturally and socio-economically sensitive and inclusive. Previously, Jenna was the Early Childhood Education Policy Intern at Latino Policy Forum where she participated in local, state and national ECE advocate workgroups focusing on state accountability and EL components of ESSA, Preschool suspensions and expulsions, Illinois Children’s Cabinet project, and ECE Workforce Development. Jenna has worked with children in a variety of settings including early childhood education centers, a crisis nursery, and in a hospital. Jenna earned her Master’s in Child Development from Erikson Institute.


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Recent posts by Jenna Herdzina

September 21, 2018
TEC Play and Lesson Plans: T+S in STEM: Inquiry and Research
There are many technology tools for inquiry and research. We have 3 play and lesson plans developed by our TEC Mentors, which focus on using a variety of technology tools to support young children's exploration of the world around them. Read more →
September 13, 2018
TEC Play and Lesson Plans: Language, Literacy, and Digital Storytelling
There are many technology tools that support children’s exploration and practice language, literacy, and storytelling skills. We have 4 play and lesson plans developed by our TEC Mentors, which focus on providing opportunities to learn for all students. Read more →
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