Jenna Herdzina

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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

November 2, 2018
15 Media Literacy Week Resources 2018
TEC Center has UPDATED the list of media literacy resources for parents, educators, and direct service providers working with young children. Read more →
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October 18, 2018
Early Digital Citizenship: Creating Engaged and Informed Lifetime Citizens
Digital citizenship has been on the tips of everyone’s Twitter thumbs this week for Digital Citizenship Week 2018. While learning about digital citizenship, often educators realize they are already facilitating many of the skills in their early childhood setting. These questions and explanations serve as a guide for a beginning understanding of digital citizenship. Read more →
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