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Jennifer L. Steele | As Educator

As Educator

For over 10 years, Jennifer has designed and implemented curriculum, project-based learning programs and special projects which have received over $500,000 in grant funding, and provided professional development in the areas of arts and digital media supporting both classroom and after-school education. She has worked with numerous local and national organizations to provide innovative, creative programming to the youth of Chicago and supported the development, coaching, and implementation of nationally-adopted educational practices.

Partnerships Coordinator, Teen Services


Research Associate, YOUmedia Programs Manager, Teaching Artist & Mentor


Founder & Executive Director


Community Member

2013 (Formerly Hive Chicago)-Present

Professional Expertise:

  • Project-Based Learning
  • Youth Program Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Partnership Development
  • Teaching Artist Professional Development
  • Digital Badging System Design
  • Connected Learning