Alumna, Dr. Jennifer Porter, Joins the Leadership Ranks of College of Education Graduates
This summer, June, 2010, Dr. Jennifer Porter, College of Education graduate of 1997, became the Executive Director for Curriculum and Instruction in Little Elm ISD, Little Elm, TX.
Dr. Porter joined the district from Garland ISD where she had served as principal of George Washington Carver Elementary for three years. She also served as an assistant principal in the district for five years. She began her career and subsequently taught for three years in the Dallas Independent School District.
During her career, she has worked on numerous research projects with the New York University College of Education and the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching at Columbia University's Teachers College. She was in the first cohort of 100 Texas principals to attend The Principal's Center at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education.
She earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from Texas Tech University and a Master's of Education degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University. She earned her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Texas.
Dr. Porter is currently an adjunct faculty member with Concordia University.
She and her husband reside in Little Elm, North of Dallas.