Dr. Jennifer Sturgeon Master of Education Instructor


Ed.D., University of Nebraska
M.S., University of Nebraska
M.S., University of Nebraska Omaha
B.S., University of Nebraska


Dr. Jennifer Sturgeon consults with administrators and teachers across the country who are using curriculum and assessment materials produced by Teaching Strategies, LLC, and trains staff on the best practices for early childhood education. With the Omaha Public Schools, she was an early childhood special education supervisor and a kindergarten teacher. She has given presentations on home visit strategies and supporting early educators at conferences including the World Forum on Early Care and Education in China, the National Early Childhood Leadership Conference in Chicago, and the Young Child Expo and Conference in New York City. She earned a doctorate in educational leadership, master's degrees in educational administration and early childhood education, and a bachelor's degree in human resources and family sciences.

“It Takes Time: Home Visiting and Relationship Building,” National Early Childhood Leadership Conference, Chicago, May 2017.

“Building Relationships with Families Living in Crisis: A Poster Presentation” Zero to Three Conference, New Orleans, December 2016.

“Enhancing Home Visiting Strategies to Build Meaningful Relationships with Families Living in Crisis,” Young Child Expo and Conference, New York City, April 2016.

“Nebraska’s Early Development Network: An Introduction,” Nebraska Academy of Physicians Assistants, Kearney, April 2016.

“Inclusion of Disabilities in Early Childhood Settings: A Graduate Student Presentation,” Division for Early Childhood Conference