Jonelle is an educational consultant to K-12 school districts and professional organizations. She has dedicated the past ten years of her life to the field of teaching and learning where she holds graduate degrees in educational leadership and childhood education. Jonelle has provided professional development experiences to thousands of educators in the areas of instruction, data literacy and the collaborative development of curriculum and assessments. She has partnered with the New York City Department of Education on various citywide initiatives around curriculum alignment and assessment literacy.
Jonelle is a first generation American born to Caribbean immigrants of Jamaica and Trinidad. Her mom placed a high value on education and as a result she was the first person in her family to graduate with a college degree. In the same way her mom inspired her, she seeks to inspire others to make a difference in the lives of others through education, and also through movement as an inspirational dancer. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.