Jennifer W. Powell, M. Ed.
HILT Science Specialist, Arlington Public Schools, Virginia
Jennifer W. Powell, M.Ed. has been the HILT (High Intensity Language Training) Science Specialist for Arlington Public Schools for 9 years. She is a liaison between the Science Office and the ESOL/HILT Program, working with ELLs, their teachers and the programs that support them. In this role, she coordinates and writes curriculum and provides professional development, SIOP training and instructional coaching for K-12 science teachers. Part of the QuEST science team from the beginning, she has designed curriculum and led professional development for the QuEST Project. She was also Middle School Science teacher for many years. Prior to teaching, she was a Biologist in a Neuropathology lab with the National Institute of Mental Health.