Extension Educator, 4-H and Youth Development
Jen is the 4-H educator in Beaver County. She holds a bachelor's degree in Political Communications from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. She has been with Penn State Extension since February 2015, first working as the Extension Assistant in Mercer County.
Her program focus is fostering growth of new and existing 4-H clubs in Beaver County and working with local school districts and education stakeholders to implement 4-H curriculum. She is a facilitator for 4-H's Health Rocks program that focuses on healthy life choices for youth audiences.
Jen serves on the statewide Volunteer Management Team, a subset of 4-H team. Their focus is finding and compiling resources to help the 4-H volunteers in the state in training and development.