Teacher Assistant / Substitute
Jen began dancing while in elementary school through middle school, primarily African dancing under Chuck Davis in North Carolina and continued with modern and contemporary in high school under Annie Dwyer. She graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Endicott College with a Masters of Education. She currently homeschools, four of her children, and teaches English as a Second Language to students in China. After a long hiatus, Jen began studying dance; ballet, jazz, and character, under Teresa Emmons, Andria Evers, Melanie Caffo, and Alexander Boitsov before joining First State Dance Academy. She has performed in the Nutcracker for the past 8 years; 7 years with Ballet Theatre of Dover and 1 year with Delaware Dance Alliance. She will continue her studies and is grateful to become part of the FSDA family and staff.