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Jennifer Tschantz

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), US Department of Education

Jennifer Tschantz, Ph.D., is a program specialist at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). At OSEP Jennifer is a member of the Research to Practice Early Childhood Team and works with discretionary projects that focus on supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices for young children, birth through age five, with disabilities and at-risk. She and her colleagues collaborate across offices in the Department and with other federal agencies to promote policies that support high quality early learning programs and services for all young children. Jennifer’s areas of interest include early childhood data systems, early childhood outcomes systems, supporting social competence, expanding high quality services and programs for young children, and preschool inclusion