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Your impact on families goes well beyond the time you spend with them. The words you use, the compassion you show, and the integrity you model can have long lasting effects! Come talk with us about unpacking your personal biases and beliefs so you can have the most positive long term influence on the children and families with whom you are privileged to work.


Jen Newton
Jen Newton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Saint Louis University

Jen Newton is an assistant professor at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri.   A former early interventionist and inclusive early childhood educator, Dr. Newton now prepares preservice inclusive educators to partner with children and families in early childhood contexts.  She regularly presents locally, regionally, and nationally on a range of inclusive educational topics. 

Dr. Newton earned her doctorate in special education from the University of Kansas and spent four years as an assistant professor at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., preparing inclusive educators before moving to St. Louis with her husband and their three children. Follow her on Twitter @jenrnewton for a few insights about inclusion, higher education, politics, and social justice

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