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Fielding doctoral faculty Jenny Edwards, PhD, presents in Hong Kong and Nanjing

Posted by Hilary Edwards on Mon, Nov 26, 2012

jenny edwards resized 600Fielding Graduate University alumna (HOD '93) and School of Educational Leadership and Change doctoral faculty member Jenny Edwards, PhD, recently presented a seminar titled "Seven Principles for Using Language to Optimize the Potential of Your Students" at the International Alliance for Invitational Education World Conference in Hong Kong. 

The Invitational Education World Conference provides a professional platform where educators around the world meet and share their success stories in optimizing the potentials of young people. 

Edwards's presentation was based on her book Inviting Students to Learn: 100 Tips for Talkingdescribe the image Effectively with Your Students which is available on

Following her presentation in Hong Kong, Edwards traveled to Nanjing, China where she presented the same topic at the pre-conference for the Nanjing Principals.

Edwards has taught grades K–5 and grade 7. She has also served in Staff Development in Jefferson County Schools in Denver, Colorado. She is a training associate in Cognitive CoachingSM and has done extensive research in the area. She co-authored and served as project director and principal investigator for a $1.01 million grant for implementing Cognitive CoachingSM, Nonverbal Classroom Management, and monthly dialogue groups from 1994 to 1997 in Jefferson County Schools. She has conducted trainings in 11 countries in Spanish, French, Italian, and English. She has most recently presented Adaptive Schools trainings in Mexico and Italy.

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