Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Equity, American University

Master of Arts in Education, Loyola University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Early Childhood Education, St. Mary’s College

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Jennifer Irwin
Jennifer V. Irwin, PhD
College of Education

Biography

“Teaching and learning are connected processes, and I see myself as a lifelong learner. My favorite part of working at Ashford is seeing how dedicated the students are to their learning."

Dr. Jennifer Irwin, a native Marylander, is the Program Chair for the Master of Arts in Education in the College of Education at Ashford University. She was previously an off-site and associate faculty member in the College. She holds a PhD in Educational Equity from American University in Washington, D.C.; a Master’s degree in Education, Reading Specialist program, from Loyola University Maryland; and a BA in Psychology/Early Childhood Education from St. Mary’s College in Maryland. Dr. Irwin has been an educator for 20 years teaching preschool, elementary, undergraduate, and graduate students and has been teaching online since 2006. She has presented at several national conferences including The League for Innovation in the Community College and National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) on topics such as pre-service field experience and web 2.0 technologies. In 2010, she was awarded a Teaching Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). “Teaching and learning are connected processes, and I see myself as a lifelong learner. My favorite part of working at Ashford is seeing how dedicated the students are to their learning.” Dr. Irwin lives in San Diego, CA with her family and enjoys going to the beach, hiking, and mountain biking.