Jennifer Miller has twenty years of experience working with adults to help them become more effective with children through social and emotional learning. She is a regular expert contributor to the 2016 Webby Award winning site, NBC Education Nation’s Parent Toolkit. Author and illustrator of the site, Confident Parents, Confident Kids, she has 22,000 followers and views from 152 countries around the world. Her platform extends to a full range of social media portals including a YouTube Channel and presence on Twitter, Pinterest, Medium, Google+, LinkedIn, Good Reads and Facebook. Maurice Elias, author of Emotionally Intelligent Parenting wrote, Confident Parents, Confident Kids “merits the attention of anyone working in social, emotional and character development who wants a place to send parents for ideas and advice and dialogue.” She has contributed articles to popular publications and sites such as Parent Magazine, The Huffington Post, Thomas Vander Ark’s Getting Smart; Smart Parents series, NBC Parent Toolkit, Ashoka Changemaker Series, Edutopia, Responsive Classroom, and The Community Psychologist (American Psychological Association). To be published later this year by Rowan and Littlefield, she contributed a section to the book, Building Powerful Learning Environments: From School to Community by Arina Bokas. Former roles include Director of the Office of Safety, Health and Nutrition for the Ohio Department of Education, Director of State Practice for the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning, Executive Director of the Center for Peace Education and Program and Publications Specialist for AmeriCorps*VISTA. Jennifer has her Master’s Degree in Education with a focus on social and emotional development from the University of Illinois at Chicago. When not writing, Jennifer can be found volunteering as a room parent at her son’s school or assisting in homework or play. She lives with her husband and son in Columbus, Ohio.