Dr. Jeanne DelColle is the Executive Director for the Center for Future Educators at the College of New Jersey. She is an award-winning educator who has dedicated 25 years to her field. During her time as a social studies teacher, Jeanne was named NJ Council for the Humanities Teacher of the Year, NJ History Teacher of the Year, and 2012 NJ State Teacher of the Year. She spent a year and a half at the NJ Department of Education, where she created the NJ Teacher Advisory Panel to bring teacher voices to policy making. Jeanne’s interest in policy led her to be named a National Hope Street Group Fellow, which allowed her to advocate for education on both a state and national level. After being selected for an NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship to examine the education system in Brazil, Jeanne designed and co-directed a mentorship program for Global Learning Fellows.
Since 2013, Jeanne served as the Strategic Partnerships Specialist in Stockton University’s School of Education, where she organized all field placements, implemented innovative partnerships with school districts, and oversaw student teaching. She was also the sole author of Stockton’s Standard 2 CAEP re-accreditation. Jeanne holds NJ certifications as a teacher and supervisor. She completed her Ph.D. in Leadership, Policy, and Change in Education with a focus on mentor teacher growth during a co-teaching model of student teaching.