Jenna Shinners, M.Ed., has devoted her life and career to sharing her passion for learning. As a lead4ward consultant, she works with school districts and education service centers in the areas of science curriculum and instruction.

She is widely known for her work in K-12 science education, the 5E instructional model, and active and engaged learning. She has presented at state and national conferences and has authored and contributed to statewide publications.

Prior to joining the lead4ward team, Jenna served as an education specialist for Education Service Center Region 13. Additionally, during her 18 years in education, she served as a teacher, professional developer, lead curriculum writer, online course developer/facilitator, and specialist in the areas of curriculum and instruction, school improvement, and leadership support.