Early Intervention Specialist
jsmith2 @ claytonearlylearning.org
Jennifer Smith has over 13 years of experience working in the early childhood field. Her experiences vary from research and intervention to direct classroom and home-based services for families and children birth-five. Prior to joining Clayton Early Learning, Jennifer worked as a Developmental Therapist for the Illinois Early Intervention system. Jennifer joined Clayton Early Learning in 2008 as an Early Head Start Lead Child Family Educator/Teacher in the combination program. Currently, she works as the Early Intervention Specialist overseeing Mental Health and Disability programming for all Clayton Early Learning sites. Jennifer also has over 12 years of sign language skills and is a Certified Baby Signs® Instructor. Jennifer holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Iowa and an MS in Child Development with a Specialization in Infant Studies from Erikson Institute.