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Jennifer Abrams

Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant for public and
private schools, hospitals, universities and non-profits. Jennifer trains and coaches teachers,
administrators, nurses, hospital personnel and others on successful instructional practices, new
employee support, supervision and evaluation, generational savvy, having hard conversations
and effective collaboration skills.

In Palo Alto USD (Palo Alto, CA), Jennifer led professional development sessions on topics
from equity and elements of effective instruction to teacher leadership and peer coaching and
provided new teacher and administrator trainings at both the elementary and secondary level.
From 2000-2011, Jennifer was lead coach for the Palo Alto-Mountain View-Los Altos-Saratoga-
Los Gatos Consortium’s Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program.

In her educational consulting work, Jennifer has presented at annual conferences such as
Learning Forward, ASCD, NASSP, AMLE, ISACS and the New Teacher Center Annual
Symposium, as well as at the Teachers’ and Principals’ Centers for International School
Leadership. Jennifer’s communications consulting in the health care sector includes training and
coaching work at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and Stanford Hospital and


Having Hard Conversations

Having Hard Conversations

ISBN 9781412965002