Improvement Science, Leadership Development, Educator Preparation, the Achievement Gap

Dr. Jean Snell is a Senior Faculty Specialist for the Center for Educational Innovation and Improvement at the University of Maryland.  Over the last twenty years, Dr. Snell has engaged with educators to help develop their capacity to lead effectively and to foster high quality teaching and learning conditions for all students. Dr. Snell has served as a certified Lead Inspector with Teacher Prep Inspection (TPI-US), a curriculum developer and teacher trainer for Educators Rising, a classroom evaluator for the DC Public Charter School Board, and a Leadership Coach with Ed Fuel and Leading Educators.  She has also demonstrated leadership through several program executive roles, including: launching the Leading Educators teacher leadership Fellowship program in Washington, DC as the Regional Executive Director; directing the Maryland Master’s Certification program at University of Maryland; and serving as one of the founding Program Directors for the Center for Educational Leadership at the University of Washington.  Jean earned her Doctorate in Education Policy and Leadership at the University of Washington as well as the Danforth Leadership school administrator certificate.  She began her career in education as a secondary English teacher. 

EDUC 767, EDUC 640, EDUC 705