Instructor of Ecology, Interlochen Arts Academy
M.A., Education, University of Toledo; B.S., Biology, Northland College
Jenna attended Northland College (WI), an environmental liberal arts college from 2002 - 2006. In addition to her coursework, Jenna worked at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute as a Native Plant Assistant, propagating native plants. After graduation, she worked for the National Park Service as a botanist in the Inventory & Monitoring program. As part of this work, she identified plants, trees and shrubs to the species level in 11 National Parks. She most recently completed her master's work at the University of Toledo as a member of the License Alternative Master's Program (LAMP) cohort, which is a specialized, professional educator training program. She spent a year at Toledo Technology Academy in biology and chemistry classes as part of her LAMP experience. The northern hardwood forest is Jenna's favorite forest type, one that she is excited to share with her students.