Jenny Betz serves as a Technical Assistance provider for the national Center to Improve Social & Emotional Learning and School Safety.
Betz is also a School Climate Specialist at WestEd, providing coaching, training, and technical assistance to schools, districts, SEAs, and youth-serving agencies. Betz supports client efforts to assess and improve school climate and wellness, with an emphasis on equity, trauma-informed practices, SEL, school safety, stakeholder voice, youth engagement, data use, and sustainability.
With more than 18 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Betz has worked with hundreds of SEAs, LEAs, government agencies, community organizations, and corporations to create and sustain safe, inclusive, and equitable learning environments for all students.
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Betz earned a BA in English at St. Mary’s College and a MA in gender/cultural studies at Simmons College.
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Contact Jenny Betz at firstname.lastname@example.org.