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