Jennifer McDermott

Director of Innovative Initiatives
206.437.7981

Jennifer McDermott serves as the director of innovative initiatives for the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership. She leads key innovation projects in the field, instigates changes in CEL practices, and serves as a resource for faculty innovation. She also focuses on supporting leaders to create effective cultures of teacher learning and to design strategic professional development. Prior to her work at CEL, Jennifer taught high school English, worked as a district literacy coach and educational consultant, and led professional development initiatives for the Center for School Improvement at the University of Chicago.