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 and research to practice for the adults in children’s lives. She is passionate about understanding how technology and media platforms impact early civic identity development. 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 and families for over a decade in a variety of settings including early childhood education centers, a crisis nursery, and a hospital. Jenna earned her Master’s in Child Development from Erikson Institute.

 

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Recent posts by Jenna Herdzina

August 1, 2019
Choosing Favorites: Common Sense’s Favorite Tools for Young Children Guest Blog by Tanner Higgin
Learn from Common Sense Education's Director of Education Editorial Strategy, Tanner Higgin, about the efforts for reviewing edtech tools for young children. Read more →
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June 14, 2019
The Great Interactive Debate – How does interactivity really impact learning? Guest blog featuring Fashina Aladé
Learn from TEC Center's director, Alexis Lauricella and Fashina Aladé about research that was conducted to understand how screen interactivity impacts learning. Read more →
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