Jennifer Eggert, 2017 Fellow
4th-5th grade instructional technology coach teaching all subjects
DuJardin Elementary School | Bloomingdale
As an instructional technology coach, Eggert is responsible for teaching her students how to be responsible digital citizens. She is known for giving students a voice in unique ways and for delivering critical life lessons for succeeding in today’s technology-driven world. She fills her classes with energy and enthusiasm while creating connections to the world at large for her students through technology. Recently on National Women in Science Day, Eggert connected scientists around the world to students in each classroom in her school. She created Tech Night for students to demonstrate their new skills to their parents, often has helped Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts earn computer badges in her free time, and created the school’s Tech Club. Her passion for sharing professional knowledge with educators within her school community is deeply admired and appreciated.
>> Read "The Transformative Power of Teaching" by Jennifer Eggert
Jennifer in the news
Press Release: Chicago and Bloomingdale Teachers Surprised with Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching
Daily Herald: DuJardin technology coach wins Golden Apple teaching Award