Jenna Herdzina, MS
Jenna Herdzina, MS, is the Program Manager of the TEC Center at Erikson Institute. Jenna’s work focuses on empowering early childhood educators to make informed decisions about the appropriate use of technology with young children. As Program Manager, Jenna designs, develops, and delivers inclusive and innovative professional development workshop for early childhood educators. She also assists in research processes and report development. Through a focus on the impact media has on the development in early childhood, Jenna has informed the design of Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant-funded media literacy national forums, served as a primary writer of our IMLS grant-funded media literacy in early childhood report and framework, as well as designed, developed, and delivered TEC Center’s first Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy workshops.
Previously, Jenna was the Early Childhood Education Policy Intern at Latino Policy Forum. She 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.