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

March 30, 2020
Supporting Your Child’s Technology and Media Use: Media Resources for Families
Children's experiences and tools may look a little different from when you were growing up. Read and download TEC Center's list of tips, readings, and resources to help families support their children's digital media use. Read more →
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March 23, 2020
STEM in PreK: Using Cat in the Hat Media Resources Guest blog by Tiffany Maxon and Elisa Garcia
Tiffany Maxon and Elisa Garcia, PhD, from EDC’s Center for Technology and SRI International, share their research findings from examining the impacts of the Cat in the Hat media resources. Read more to hear tips on how to extend the learning from these resources in your classroom! Read more →
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